If you consider yourself highly organized and skillful in the ways of communication, then you should definitely consider pursuing a course of study in medical assisting, in which you’ll learn how to perform the routine administrative and clinical tasks necessary to keep the offices of medical professionals running smoothly. The duties of medical assistants vary depending on the office in which they work, but they can include answering telephones, updating and filing medical records, preparing patients for examination, along with other administrative and clinical duties.
As a degree holder in medical assisting, you will face favorable job prospects. Experts predict that employment in this field will grow through 2012 at a faster rate than the national average for all occupations.
An associate's degree program in medical assisting will grant you a familiarity with the latest developments in the healthcare field, as well as an overview of such topics as management, informatics and community health.Request Information
A certificate in medical office training provides you with the necessary skills to assist doctors with a variety of tests, procedures, and treatments as well as to manage appointments.Request Information
A veterinary assistant diploma teaches you how to assist in emergency care and physical exams, perform lab tests, prevent and treat common diseases and disorders, and administer medications, enabling you to become a veterinary assistant.Request Information