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Nurse Practitioner vs. Doctors
TAG MedStaffing Team

Differences Between Nurse Practitioners and Doctors

Nurse practitioners and doctors are both vital healthcare professionals, but they have important differences in their training, expertise, and scope of practice. While nurse practitioners receive advanced graduate nursing education, doctors undergo more extensive medical training to diagnose and treat complex conditions. There is ongoing discussion around expanding the role of nurse practitioners to improve access to care. Understanding the unique attributes of these two provider types allows patients to make informed choices when selecting a healthcare provider.

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