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Thanks to a larger aging population, advances in technology and a focus on preventative care, health care is the most rapidly expanding industry in the US. Here is a projection of the fastest-growing health care jobs over the past decade, … Continue reading
In addition to formal schooling and medical training, there are certain skills and qualities that someone should have in order to excel as a medical assistant: Do you enjoy helping others? Are you interested in medicine and health care? Are … Continue reading
Medical assistants can become certified through a number of organizations, but two of the most well-known are the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and the Association of Medical Technologists (AMT). Both provide voluntary certifications that help medical assistants stand … Continue reading
Both work in a hospital or doctor’s office, both make sure patients are comfortable and cared for, and both are relied on for the smooth operation of a medical office. But medical assistants and nurses are two distinct professions, each … Continue reading
Here is a breakdown of the employment numbers for the 26 most popular entry-level health care jobs in the US. The table includes the number of employees working in the US for each health care occupation, as well as the … Continue reading
Medical assistants have a set range of responsibilities, but there are certain tasks they are not allowed to carry out. If they exceed their bounds and participate in an unauthorized activity — for instance, dispensing medical advice — they could … Continue reading
Medical assistants are employed in a wide variety of settings. Most are employed by hospitals, doctors’ offices and specialty practices (such as chiropractic offices, podietrists’ clinics and pediatricians’ offices), where they perform a host of administrative and clinical duties. Click … Continue reading