Are you warmhearted, enjoy helping others, and good at connecting with people?
The Allied Health field may be for you.
Explore these career paths and let Kingsborough Community College help you take the right steps to earn your training credentials to begin or advance your career.
Paths for Clinical Medical Assistant
Clinical Medical Assistants provide medical care and treatment, educate patients about their health, and provide emotional support to patients and families. Medical assistants work in hospitals, schools, clinics or at community health centers. They work under the supervision of a physician or other specialist, and serve as the primary point of care for patients in a hospital setting. Medical Assistants may specialize in emergency room work, or treatment for a particular condition, or specialize in working with infants, the elderly or other patient groups.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) respond to 911 emergency calls by providing emergency medical care to ill or injured patients and transporting them to medical facilities. They work for ambulance services and hospitals and responds to 911 emergency calls. May perform medical procedures depending on level of education and state certification requirements. Works full-time for public and private ambulance services in metropolitan areas; they may work as volunteers for fire departments or ambulance services in rural areas or small towns.
Paths for Certified Nurse Aide
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