1. Describe the major types of health services professionals (physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives), including their roles, training, practice requirements, and practice settings. Who are nonphysician primary care providers? (Make sure you have described their role.) In general, who are allied health professionals? (What general role do they play in the delivery of health services?)
2. Discuss the main hospital-based outpatient services. (5 main types.)
3. In the context of hospitals, what is the difference between licensure, certification, and accreditation?