Knowing what to expect will bring you the distance through your Medical Assistant (MA) training. Therefore your woes of whatever circumstances may bring upon during training would be lessened.
MAs has the job description of taking vital signs, recording medical history, administering cross infection protocols, preparing instruments and laboratory, take blood, perform electrocardiogram, sutures removal, and dressings adjustment, assisting physicians, preparing treatment rooms, scheduling patient appointment and more.
Impression is an important stride when your duties are performed. Knowing how to dress appropriately and impart an approachable manner is significant in gaining patients’ trust and your team members. Learning how to take instructions accurately also from the medical officer especially would avoid mishaps happening like the administration of wrong dosage of Benzo Withdrawal medicine.
Other than that, the clinical tasks that you need to be prepared to perform are vast. Picture yourself doing duties ranging from suture removal, drawing blood, putting bandage, wound cleansing and taking blood samples. Most would require good manual dexterity which is the ability to maneuver your hands and fingers well. So, for starters the practice of controlling your digits deftly could begin which house chores! Pick up a hobby like cooking and you will be surprise how it improves your hand and mind coordination.
Think you are prepared already? Think again. Empowerment of ones’ life begins with knowledge gathered. Never stop learning and compiling information of your line of studies. A medical assistant needed to be well informed on their facts in anatomy, physiology, first aid, laboratory techniques, pharmacology, medical law and ethics, and patient relations. It is simply because you need to explain to patient on their predicament and ease their doubts.
If Social Security does approve your application for medical assistance for your children with Autism, this automatically puts them on Medicaid which can be a lifesaver for parents who are struggling to find adequate insurance coverage.
Medicaid also pays for incontinence products and for those that live in an area where this is available respite care which can help relieve a little of the stress associated with raising an Autistic child.