Anyone know differrence between MA and Pt Tech?

  1. hi everyone,

    i would really appreciate it if someone could tell me the difference between a medical assistant and patient care tech. i am a cna thinking about going back to school for lvn.
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  3. by   RN4NICU
    MA's typically work in the office setting. I don't think I've ever seen one working in the hospital. Patient care techs function similarly to CNAs in the hospital setting.