nurse practitioner vs physician assistant

nurse practitioner physician assistant


  • 1) medicine A professional medical designation recognized in some jurisdictions, denoting an individual who is fully qualified as a nurse and who has additional qualifications and authorization to provide some diagnoses and/or treatments which can otherwise be provided only by a licensed medical doctor.
  • 2) A registered nurse with special training for providing primary health care, including many tasks customarily performed by a physician.
  • 3) a registered nurse who has received special training and can perform many of the duties of a physician


  • 1) A person trained to provide a variety of medical services, usually under the supervision of a physician.

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