How to Become a Nurse Practitioner in Pennsylvania?

Answer Nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania are known as CRNP, or certified registered nurse practitioners. They provide the same high level of specialized care as NPs in other states, but lack some of the... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Become a Nurse Practitioner in Pennsylvania

How do I find a nurse practitioner in pennsylvania?

Accessing the Nurse Practitioner LocatorGo to the official website of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners by entering the following address in your browser: Then, click... Read More »

What is the difference between a family nurse practitioner and an advanced practice nurse?

The educational path for a nurse practitioner requires the study of a specialization, causing the career to fit under the umbrella of the term "advanced practicing nurse." Yet, all advanced practic... Read More »

Is a nurse practitioner a nurse midwife?

Nurse-Midwives (CNM) and Nurse Practitioners (NP) are both Advanced Practice Nurses (APN) with a Master's degree in nursing (MSN). There are two other types of APNs, Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) and C... Read More »

Differences Between a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner & a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist?

Psychiatric nurse practitioners (NP) and psychiatric clinical nurse specialists (CNS) are advanced practice nurses with specialized responsibilities. Both require at least a master's degree in nurs... Read More »