Focused Activity 3 Instructions

Answer the following questions in 1–2 pages in 12-point font and double-spaced. Answers should be in complete sentences and in your own words. Provide citations with specific answers and a reference list, at the end, in current APA format.

Use your textbook to compare and contrast the similarities and differences of the following careers: physician, nurse practitioner, and physician assistant. Thoroughly cover topics of education, work description, work environment, opportunities, etc.

This paper should be written in a comparison/contrast style of writing, highlighting the similarities and differences of the three professions (do not simply describe each profession).

Use the course textbook, as well as these helpful websites, to learn more about the topics: Association of American Medical Colleges; American of Academy of Nurse Practitioners; American Academy of Physician Assistants.




This assignment is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 4.