CNA vs Medical Assistant - page 7

What is the difference between a CNA and a medical assistant?... Read More

  1. Visit  JonBRN profile page
    Does anyone have evidence as to the practice of an MA within Connecticut?
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  3. Visit  texasRegist.MA profile page
    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

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