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Medical Assisting

Brenda Simpson

Kaplan University, Watarai, Hiroki

Three years ago my mother passed away due to a heart attack. Within in the same year one of my sisters was diagnosed with terminal adrenal cancer known as Paraganglioma. She passed away nine months later after finding out it was not curable. This how I really found the chance to see how good ethics played a role in the care of both family members. I was how amazed how awesome the Dr’s. And the healthcare team played together until their last days and took their last breath.
I was able to see the duties of the doctors, nurses, and the medical assistants. I knew right then I wanted to be able to make a lasting impression in someone’s life in a positive way. Nevertheless, I did my research and personality test, which led to this career choice. Medical assisting was best fitted for me.

The overview of the profession is what made it so interesting to me. All of the duties that were held for my mother and sister made me to want to pursue this career even more. The duties include, taking medical histories and recording vital signs, explaining treatment procedures to patients, preparing for examinations, and assisting physicians during examinations. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Oct 18, 2010) These are just some of the duties, which were named in above. Further duties include, telephone prescriptions, change dressings on wounds, EKG’s, administer medicine, and clean the examining room. You perform orders from the physician.
Medical assistants perpetually, work on other people and perform many duties. You need to be able to multi-task. In addition, one can work full-time or depending on your life style and schedule, last, but not least; your appearance should be neat and have a pleasant personality.…...

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