Articles: Medical Assistant (CNA/MA)

Articles: Medical Assistant (CNA/MA)

Medical Assistant (CNA/MA) is available for students in nursing assistant programs and medical assistant programs. Here you can discuss issues relating to those who assist in giving patient care under the supervision of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and/or Physicians. Topics include performing certain diagnostic tests, administering certain medications, scope of practice, educative training and preparation for certification.

2014 Wage Survey For CNAs, Medical Assistants, HHAs, PCTs: Post Here!

2014 Wage Survey For CNAs, Medical Assistants, HHAs, PCTs: Post Here!

by TheCommuter - Money is integral to our quality of life. Sorry, but a fake smile is not going to keep a roof over our heads, a pat on the back will not pay the past due electric... Read More →

Last comment by FutureNurseMini
Advice I'd give to New CNA/MA's

Advice I'd give to New CNA/MA's

by miabia - I'm very proud of my life in nursing. I cared for family at a very young age and when I was able to get certified I jumped at the opportunity. Many say they played... Read More →

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How To Become A Medical Assistant (MA)

How To Become A Medical Assistant (MA)

by TheCommuter - Medical assistants (MAs) are healthcare workers who work under the supervision and direction of physicians, chiropractors, and other types of health care... Read More →

Last comment by NursePJ2015
Lessons from a night as a Patient Companion

Lessons from a night as a Patient Companion

by cd365c - I arrive on the floor at 1858 and quickly head to my sitter case after meeting the charge to find what room to head to. Whenever I go into a shift knowing that I... Read More →

Last comment by WCSU1987
How To Become A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

How To Become A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

by TheCommuter - Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are healthcare workers who work under the supervision and direction of registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses... Read More →

Last comment by Ally082
Problems a CNA May Face

Problems a CNA May Face

by kacie.knyvett - Though I may not consider myself as highly experienced certified nursing assistant, but my three-years of working have taught me a lot about the other side of this... Read More →

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Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

by TheCommuter - The certified nursing assistant (CNA) is a healthcare member of staff who works under the direct supervision of registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses... Read More →

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Hospital Unit Secretaries

Hospital Unit Secretaries

by TheCommuter - Today's hospital setting is a busy place in need of industrious employees who can keep up with the numerous demands and multiple tasks associated with allied... Read More →

Last comment by 30 year UC
Medical Assistants

Medical Assistants

by VickyRN - Medical assistants are medical support staff who perform routine administrative and clinical duties under the direct supervision of a physician or other licensed... Read More →

Last comment by NursePJ2015
A Day In the Life of a Rehab CNA

A Day In the Life of a Rehab CNA

by Glycerine82 - 0630 Leave the house, stop for coffee sing along to the radio praying today is going to be a good day. 0645 Punch in, put stuff in locker, pick up my list... Read More →

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Nursing Degrees: FAQs Concerning MA-to-RN Mobility

Nursing Degrees: FAQs Concerning MA-to-RN Mobility

by TheCommuter - Numerous medical assistants thoroughly enjoy their jobs as workers in the allied healthcare field and couldn't imagine doing anything else. Other MAs feel trapped... Read More →

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