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 »

What training is required to be a legal document assistant?

A legal document assistant is not a lawyer, but is authorized to assist with the preparation of legal instruments. The role of an LDA may vary by state. An LDA cannot provide legal advice or appear... Read More »