medical assistant


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Noun1.medical assistant - a person trained to assist medical professionalsmedical assistant - a person trained to assist medical professionals
caregiver, health care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
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I can't do without another hand, but it would perhaps not be well to call in a medical assistant from among your provincial doctors.
The Q1 2018 Medical Assistant Salary report has been published on the CMA Guide.
To obtain the designation of a certified medical assistant, the medical assistant must receive certification from a certification program accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, a national or state medical association, or an entity approved by the board [of medicine].
There is a shortage of trained medical assistants in the field," said Chris Callahan, vice president of human resources for Exeter Hospital.
Local employers have told us that if everything on two resumes was equal, they would prefer a Medical Assistant with the skills this program will provide.
If you are currently working with a medical assistant, and you are asked to supervise or delegate nursing functions to a medical assistant, you may be putting your license at risk.
The Clinical Medical Assistant training consists of 134 classrooms hours and 160 hours of off-site externship.
Through one of our credentialing agencies the student can obtain separate certification cards for phlebotomy technician and EKG technician in conjunction with the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.
On January 21, 2005, the Montana Board of Medical Examiners (BOME) unanimously voted to notice another set of proposed rules on physician delegation to medical assistants for an upcoming rule hearing.
As a bonus, "when the medical assistant generates the prescription in the electronic medical record, it automatically updates the patient's medication list," McAdams says.
Yesterday a Swansea valley GP and medical assistant have been arrested and bailed.
After going through a rigorous series of interviews, aptitude tests and medicals she has been accepted as a medical assistant and is now about to start her training.

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