Can a nurse become a physician?

Answer A nurse can become a physician, but not without completing medical school. Nursing programs usually take two years to complete for an associate degree and four years for a bachelor's degree, while ... Read More »

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Physician Assistant Vs. Nurse Practitioner?

Providing medical care doesn't have to involve becoming a doctor or years of medical school. A physician assistant and nurse practitioner perform the same routine medical care physicians do. Howeve... Read More »

How are nurse practitioners&physician assistants different?

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are health-care professionals who are licensed to provide health care under the supervision of a physician. The supervision may be direct, such as havin... Read More »

When does a nurse call a patient's physician?

Health care teams that include physicians and nurses, work together to restore sick patients to optimal health. The nurse may carry out certain nursing interventions independently but will need to ... Read More »

Can nurse midwives work without the supervision of a physician?

Nurse midwifery often refers to a certified nurse midwife who is a nurse with additional training in obstetrics and gynecology. The laws vary from state to state as to whether a nurse midwife must ... Read More »