Students interested in healthcare careers can find themselves comparing two seemingly similar professions: nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistant (PA). Both paths lead to well paying careers that involve working closely with patients and performing duties commonly associated with doctors such as performing physical exams and prescribing medicine.
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Due to the intense exposure to clinical medicine and the close relationships built with physicians and PAs, scribing is an excellent position for aspiring healthcare providers. This is definitely the case for pre-medical students as scribing counts towards their clinical experience.
A physician assistant (PA) is a healthcare collaborator who can diagnose, treat, and manage patients as part of a healthcare team. With the unmet need for health care providers in the United States, PAs are set to play a valuable role in the healthcare system. As such, PA school is a popular alternative for people […]