A 22-year-old female asked:
what's the difference between a pediatric oncologist nurse and a pediatric oncologist practitioner?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Christine Hom answered
29 years experience Pediatrics
Years of training: Nurses: RN, BSN, MSN can care for patients under the supervision of a "practitioner" which could be a physician or a nurse practitioner A nurse practitioner has extra years of school and clinical training to become an independent practitioner. PA, a physician's assistant can be an independent practitioner. NPs can run a clinic and see patients. They often work on a team with a doctor.
Answered on Jul 23, 2015
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