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Step-by-Step Guide to Medical Records Management

Learn about the process and requirements involved in medical records management. Medical laboratory technicians play a key role in healthcare. They collect, manage and test patient specimens.  Patients’ test results are then deemed either normal or abnormal, and the results are entered into the patient record via a laboratory information system (LIS). Doctors rely on […]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Collecting & Analyzing Specimens

Learn the procedures, equipment, and requirements for collecting & analyzing specimens. As a medical laboratory technician, you play a critical role in the health care system. From routine medical tests to more advanced ones, your work helps doctors identify severe illnesses. A medical laboratory technician’s primary responsibility is collecting and analyzing blood and other bodily […]

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What Does a Medical Laboratory Technician Do?

Your Guide to the Duties and Responsibilities of Medical Laboratory Technicians. The medical universe is the ultimate team effort. From doctors to nurses, X-ray technicians to EMTs, tending to the population’s health takes a roster of professionals. One important position is the role of the medical laboratory technician. We don’t usually see these critical healthcare […]

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How to Prepare for OTA School

The Complete Study Guide to Help You Prepare for OTA School and Pass the COTA Exam If you’re thinking about a career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA), you’re not alone. Many prospective OTAs are attracted to a career that allows them to help patients gain or reacquire the skills they need to work and […]

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Medical Assistants vs. Physician Assistants

Discover the Differences in Responsibilities, Requirements, Salary, and Job Outlook Once you acquire the education and skills to become a Medical Assistant (MA), you’ll discover many career options and types of facilities where you can work—like hospitals, outpatient centers, and physician’s offices. But you may not realize that becoming an MA can also serve as […]

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Medical Assistants vs. Registered Nurses

Discover the Differences in Responsibilities, Requirements, Salary, and Job Outlook Once you acquire the education and skills to become a Medical Assistant (MA), you’ll discover many career options and types of facilities where you can work—like hospitals, outpatient centers, and physician’s offices. But you may not realize that becoming an MA can also serve as […]