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How to Become a Phlebotomist
Phlebotomists are allied health professionals who draw blood from patients or blood donors for medical testing. They can also prepare and process blood tests. Since bloodwork is often the least favorite part of a trip to the doctor’s office, it takes a skilled individual to know how to handle each patient and situation.
What’s it Like to Work as a Medical Assistant?
If you’ve dreamed of working in a healthcare role that helps others, there is no time like the present to begin planning your education in medical assisting. As an occupation with an 18% growth rate, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical assisting offers many opportunities for those interested in the medical field and the expansive scope of healthcare.
Is Medical Billing & Coding the Career for You?
Even though medical billing and coding is often referred to as though it’s a single career, in reality medical billing and medical coding are two separate functions and two unique jobs. There’s a very specific task flow that includes both medical billers and medical coders. Explore our career and education guide to learn what you’ll do in each, and which one is right for you.
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