WHAT IS A PA? • PA vs. OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

Similarities and Differences Between Canadian Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Welcome to our four part series on comparing Nurse Practitioners (NP) to Physician Assistants (PA) in Canada, with a specific focus of the roles in Ontario.

  • Reflections of a Nurse Practitioner Q and A with Claudia
  • NP vs PA Funding Employment Opportunities for Growth
  • Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant - Scope of Practice, Autonomy and Regulation (1)
  • Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant Education Role and Practice Models

Key Documents and References

My previous NP vs. PA article was last updated in 2013, and these posts include a MUCH needed update!