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Choose A Healthcare Program That Fits You

December 7, 2013 General, Health Care 0 Comments

Choose a Healthcare Program That Fits You

While most people think of the front line nurses and doctors when talking about a hospital, there are opportunities in the healthcare system that target a diverse range of interests. Many healthcare programs lead to opportunities in a specialized field so it's important to pick a program that fits the individual. 


Medical Assistant


There are many types of roles and responsibilities you can pursue in the healthcare world if you have a background in medical assisting. Medical assistants can specialize in clinical, or direct patient care, or non-clinical administrative tasks. Great interpersonal and organization skills are crucial to the role of medical assistant.  


Health Information Technician


The role of health information technology is becoming more and more important as a greater number of hospitals and doctor's offices change to from paper to computer medical records. For computer savvy individuals with great attention to detail, this field may offer great opportunities. Health information technology melds computer science with health care, which means that professionals in this field shield medical records and create systems that protect patient information. 


Pharmacy Technician


Pharmacy technicians are responsible for dispensing patient medications and discussing with doctors the best treatment plans for patients. Attention to detail is pivotal to an effective performance in this role. Pharmacy technicians must work quickly and efficiently to provide patients with the correct medications. Communication skills are also important. Not only do professionals working in the pharmacy have to discuss treatment with doctors but they also must help patients with medication questions and concerns. 


Learn more at Brown College to find the healthcare degree program that interests you. 


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