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Mds, PAs, NPs, Oh My!

7-23-2014

Bob Shafer

Seward, Alaska, has two health clinics, Seward Community Health Center and Glacier Family Medicine. Currently, the level of care is provided by a physician assistant or a nurse practitioner. Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are quickly becoming the health partner of choice of millions of Americans. This article is about the level of care of each of the two providers and a short comparison to an MD or medical doctor.

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