What is required to get into a physician's assistant program?

Answer Under the direct supervision of a medical doctor, a physician's assistant diagnoses and treats patients. Physician's assistants can even perform surgery after completing a specialty program.Educati... Read More »

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Are physicians required to be ATLS-certified?

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is not required for all physicians. Physicians who are surgeons or work in a trauma-related field are required to be ATLS-certified. Certification requirements f... Read More »

When treating patients, are physicians required by law to have BLS or CPR certification?

By law, no. If they work for a hospital or corporation, then it would likely be required for employment.Then there's the public expectation that a doc knows what to do when...(Not always the case!)

What Is Required to Become a Medical Assistant?

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The population of aging baby boomers is growing and needing medical care, which makes becomin... Read More »

How many years are required for a vet assistant?

Veterinary assistants typically do not require any formal training beyond a high school diploma, though having previous experience working with or volunteering with animals is beneficial. This cont... Read More »