What does medical assistant mean?

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med·i·cal as·sis·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. medical assistant(noun)

    a person trained to assist medical professionals

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  1. Medical assistant

    A medical assistant, also known as a "clinical assistant" or healthcare assistant in the USA is an allied health professional who supports the work of physicians and other health professionals, usually in a clinic setting. Medical assistants can become certified through an accredited program. Medical assistants perform routine tasks and procedures in a medical clinic. A "medical assistant" may be certified or registered, or may be a loosely defined group (covering related occupational titles such as "medical office assistant", "clinical assistant", "assistant medical officer", or "ophthalmic assistant"). The occupation should not be confused with physician assistants, who are licensed professionals trained to practice medicine and perform surgical procedures in collaboration with a physician. In military settings, occupations that provide primary medical care may go under similar titles, while other occupations may have different titles with similar responsibilities, such as medical assistant in the U.K. Royal Navy or hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy.

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  1. Medical assistant

    Medical assistants is a non-licensed allied health occupation who perform administrative and/or clinical tasks to support the work of physicians and other health professionals. They perform routine tasks and procedures such as measuring patients' vital signs, administering medications and injections, recording information in medical records-keeping systems, preparing and handling medical instruments and supplies, and collecting and preparing specimens of bodily fluids and tissues for laboratory testing. The term "medical assistant" may have legal status in all nations where they can be certified or registered, whereas elsewhere they may be a loosely defined group. The occupation should not be confused with physician assistants, who are licensed Physician Extenders trained to practice medicine and surgical procedures under the supervision of a physician.

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How to say medical assistant in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of medical assistant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of medical assistant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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