Adult Health 363LA2200X
Adult Health: Numerous physical, emotional, mental and social factors affect adult health. Social factors such as income, education and race directly affect the adult health population. Physical factors affecting health are illness, diet, exercise, genetic inheritance, alcohol and smoking.
Taxonomy Code: 363LA2200X
Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Nursing Providers | Nurse Practitioner | Adult Health
Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Nursing Providers: A Physician Assistant refers to a healthcare professional that is trained and fully licensed to practice the art of medicine with minimal supervision of a fully licensed physician. Advanced Practice Nursing is inclusive of either a clinical nurse specialist or a nurse practitioner. Clinical nurses offer expert nursing care and help with the development of clinical structures, whereas a nurse practitioner gives direct care, focusing in on the treatment and care of patients.
Nurse Practitioner: Is an advanced registered nurse that has finished graduate-level education. They focus on the condition of a patient, along with the affects of illness on the lives of the patients and their families. Nurse Practitioners offer work as a go-between with regards to communication between the doctor and the patient.