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Medical Assisting Profession

allied health fields Occupational disciplines in which professionals involved with the delivery of healthcare assist physicians with diagnosis, treatment, & care of patients
benefits services or payments provided under a health or employee plan; health insurance, pensions, retirement, paid vacation
certification meeting a standard; having been tested by a third party and awarded a certificate based on knowledge
continuing education units (CEUs) credits for courses, classes, or seminars related to your profession which promote further education & keeping up-to-date on current trends
cross-training training in more than one area; administrative & clinical
externship/practicum non-paid training in an actual business setting
intangibles benefits that cannot be touched
invasive involving entry into the living body by incision or insertion
perks extra advantages or benefits of working at a specific job
phlebotomy invasive procedure used to obtain a blood specimen for testing
profit sharing employees get to share in the profits of the business
stock options employees can purchase stock in their company
versatile embracing a variety of subjects, fields, or skills; having a wide range of abilities
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) offers CMA; 60 CEUs every 5 years; more expensive
American Medical Technologists (AMT) offers RMA; 30 CEUs every 3 years; also offers certification in phlebotomy, lab technician, & medical admin specialist
Created by: ginaliane