Reflection Paper On Medical Assisting

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Nursing At 21 and with only one year of medical assisting experience. I figure it was an okay job. After all, I was getting paid more than minimum wage. Initially going into a trade school for fast pace and expensive learning that is what I wanted more money in little time requirement. I had learned different things in the medical field. I learn how to verify insurance, call in prescription and had a great deal of customer experience by now. I had the endurance to learn anything. I would be placed in front office and back office. I enjoyed back office more dealing with directly assisting the doctor. Overall, I could handle anything. I was a very flexible medical assistant. I thought I was the best medical assistant they had at Frisco Urgent Care and Clinics as I would get praised for my well-done work. However, I was soon to find out why I was hired and why I was there that day.
It was a rainy Saturday before my birthday in 2010 and I was chosen to pull the extra shift at work. Everybody had agreed since I was familiar with all the machines we worked with at the office it was the best option to have me work extra this weekend. The other
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Taking vitals and their chief complaints and working them up as needed. There at Frisco Urgent Care we had a protocol to follow. If a patient came in with cough we were allow to run a flu test, strep test and get bloodwork and even a chest x-ray all before the doctor step in the patient room. It being an Urgent Care meant anything could happen. We are trained in what to do accordingly to a patient depending on symptoms or how they came in . We were shown were the crash cart is. A crash cart is a wheeled container carrying medicine and equipment for used in emergency resuscitation. However, since I was hired we never used it. Never did I expect that tonight would be the night I would be tested in how fast I could react and work under pressure. For sure it has marked me until

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