CNA vs Medical Assistant - page 7

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  1. by   JonBRN
    Does anyone have evidence as to the practice of an MA within Connecticut?
  2. by   Thujone
  3. by   texasRegist.MA
    MA and CNA in my state(Texas) is not the same job . I have been both and it's different. As a CNA I could not do what i do as an MA draw blood, woundcare(irrigate/dressing chges, pack wnds), d/c sutures/staples,remove foley caths,d/c j-pratt, administer injections, call in meds, take doctor's verbal oders/give verbal orders, start IV's,asisst the MD with surgical procedures, instruct and teach pt's about their medical condition.The list goes on and on...
    Last edit by texasRegist.MA on Jul 5, '12