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Medical Assisting Services is a degree category that consists of the following common degrees:

  • Respiratory Therapy Assisting

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    Respiratory Therapy Assisting
  • Clinical Medical Assisting

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    Clinical Medical Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant

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    Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assisting

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    Occupational Therapy Assisting
  • Physical Therapy Assisting

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    $63k

    Physical Therapy Assisting
  • Veterinary Technology

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    Veterinary Technology

    Note - there is a difference between a veterinary technologist and a veterinary technician. Veterinary technologists have completed a four-year bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology, while veterinary technicians have completed a two-year associate degree. Earning an associate degree can be a good first step into the field. It allows you to enter the workforce sooner and quickly learn entry-level job duties. If you decide to pursue more education, you’ll find your responsibilities as a veterinary technologist will be more advanced. Both technologists and technicians must become registered, licensed, or certified depending on their state requirements.

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  • Anesthesiologist Assistant

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    Anesthesiologist Assistant

    Anesthesiology is the practice of medicine dedicated to the relief of pain and total care of the surgical patient before, during, and after surgery.

    Anesthesiologist assistants are highly skilled healthcare professionals who work under the direction of an anesthesiologist — a licensed specialized physician — to implement anesthesia care plans. Their responsibilities include taking patient health histories to identify any issues that may affect the anesthesia care plan, administering diagnostic tests, preparing patients to be monitored, and assisting with preparatory procedures, pre-testing and calibrating of anesthesia delivery systems and monitors, and life support.

    Student learning outcomes in anesthesiology assistance programs include patient care, integration of basic medical knowledge into clinical practice, clinical management, professionalism, and communication.

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  • Chiropractic Technology

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    Chiropractic Technology