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|Russian to English translations [PRO]|
|Russian term or phrase: фельдшер|
|документ в котором описывается различие профессии фельдшера и профессии помощника врача|
|CNP (certified nurse practitioner) vs. Physician's assistant|
Those are official names for these professions in the US.
Physician's assistant is an official college major.
There are RNs (registered nurses) who work in hospitals and privately, and there are CNPs (certified nurse practitioners) who work on a level close to that of a doctor, but without a doctor (normally it's in rural areas and in co-operation with a doctor meaning the CNP has an agreement with a doctor to consult with him in case her qualifications are not enough).
CNP normally implies more independence than a Physician's assistant who normally works in a doctor's office and has a right to substitute for the doctor in limited circumstances.
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