Can a Medical Assistant Do EKGs?

One way in which medical assistants contribute to better healthcare is by performing diagnostic tests. Convenient, it saves patients a trip to the hospital and conserves valuable resources. If you’re passionate about science and have an aptitude for technology, you’ll appreciate the excitement that doing laboratory tests provides. But which diagnostics can a medical assistant[…]
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Do You Need a Degree or Diploma to be a Nurse?

All nurses share a similar mission, but licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs) have unique roles with different career paths commensurate with their training. The level of education you choose should reflect your professional goals, but the path you follow matters less than getting started. It’s a short road from a vocational school[…]
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Medical Assisting: Clinical and Clerical Duties

  Medical assistants have both clerical and clinical responsibilities. Some tasks are distinctly one or the other, while others blend seamlessly together. As a medical assistant, you’ll be a jack-of-all-trades and a master of many. What Does a Medical Assistant Do? Medical assistants support doctors, nurses, and administrators by performing a broad range of clinical[…]
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