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Your Guide to Medical Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

February 13, 2017
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Are you interested in becoming a medical assistant? This guide examines some of the duties and responsibilities you may encounter if you become a medical assistant.

In addition to a large section on what medical assistants do, this guide also includes information regarding:

  • Where medical assistants work and how much they reportedly make
  • The skills and characteristics needed to be a medical assistant
  • Medical assistant certification (benefits and requirements)
  • How to become a medical assistant

We hope this guide will help you better understand what medical assistants do so you can decide whether you want to pursue a career in the field.

If, after reading, you would like more information regarding how to become a medical assistant or enrolling in a medical assistant training program, request more information from San Joaquin Valley College or call 866-544-7898.


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