DPN/Nurse Practitioner vs. PA/Physician's Assistant - page 2

by SopranoKris 9,060 Views | 11 Comments

I've been getting conflicting information from advisors on the difference between being a DPN/Nurse Practitioner vs. being a PA. I've been told the only difference is PAs are trained in the medical school, while DPN/NPs are... Read More


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    This is totally true and I didn't meant to imply that ARNPs do not work in emergency med/acute care or surgery. I just think that the PA route is more straightforward for those specialties.
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    Ah, got it. Thanks for clarifying!


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