I don't get the MA deal... - page 3
Was at my kid's school today and asked the chick in the nurse's office if she is a "nurse." She said yes--I asked what degree she had (just wondering if she was an LPN or RN as I am thinking about... Read More
Nov 9, '06Occupation: RN (ED, Intensive Care Cluster) Specialty: ED (Level 1, Pediatric), ICU/CCU/STICU ; From: US ; Joined: Sep '05; Posts: 63; Likes: 33Quote from TheCommuterI completed a 4-month medical assistant program 6 years ago (though I have never worked as an MA).
One of my classmates, a middle-aged lady who was changing careers, had loudly complained that, "We should be paid more money. After all, we're completing medical school."
Sorry, but there's a hell of a difference between a 4-month MA program and the many years of undergraduate education, medical school and internships that physicians undergo.
In the words of Bill Engval.. "Here's your sign"
Nov 9, '06Occupation: RN-i (RETIRED) Specialty: ORTHOPAEDICS-CERTIFIED SINCE 89 ; From: US ; Joined: May '00; Posts: 14,479; Likes: 2,298I found a post I made a few years ago.
This resurfaces several times a year. We here at allnurses actually had a campaign to convince a physician to change his web page.
I wish I could find the original thread.