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Careers in Medicine

    Graduate College Loans

    Jared Said:What is the average amount of money a college graduate owes in loans when he/she is finished?We Answered:The most recent data available is from the 2006 school year - this particular report was published just about a year ago, now, in September 2007. According to the "Project on Student Debt", the average undergraduate who completed school in 2006 had debt of $21,100. The survey found that students who attended schools in Washington, D.C. and New Hampshire reported the highest debt, $27,757 and $24,800. Students in Hawaii reported the lowest debt, $11,758. The most "expensive" regions of the country were the Northeast...

    Medical Assistant Careers

    Joyce Said:I am thinking about a job as a medical assistant, should I go back to school?We Answered:medical assistants get to do all the dirty work in nursing hmes and hospitals. If you like cleaning bedpans and heavy lifting it is your dream job!! If not then you may want to consider a different road to travel. I wa a medical assistant for many years working with disabled kids. I loved my job but I am now 45 and need knee replacements and I have a bad back because of all the lifting so b carefull.Marian Said:Medical Assistant vs Phlebotomy...

    Medical Billing Careers

    Audrey Said:What is a better field to start a career? Medical Billing/coder or Pharmacy Technician?We Answered:Medical Biller/Coder is the best choice. http://www.explorehealthcareers.org/en/C… See "Outlook and Salary Range". Of special interest is the sentence concerning coders with specialty credentials. Pharmacy Technician: http://www.explorehealthcareers.org/en/C…Daryl Said:If you have a bachelor degree and considering changing careers to medical billing & coding ?We Answered:yes I mean you do not need a bachelors degree to be a medical coder and biller...although it would look really good on your resume. you should have a certificate in medical C&B before hand anything in healthcare/medical field is a good choice because people are always needed in...

    Medical Career Salary

    Lloyd Said:What is a good medical career that has not that much biology and good salary?We Answered:hmm..that's a tough question. Medical, and healthcare all have to do with the body and the well being of human life...and biology is the science of living organisms. So yeah. If you want to be in the healthcare industry...YOU HAVE to take plenty of biology. I would suggest becoming an RN. It's only 2 years, and you start at around $50,000 a year. It's a decent salary for only two years. Hopefully I helped. Good luck!Gloria Said:I need information about the Diagnostic Medical Sonography career path?We Answered:This...

    Medical Career School

    Velma Said:highest paid medical career not requiring medical school?We Answered:If your a female and good looking......knack for chemistry and really smart....along with a drop dead personality...drug sales.........would be your gold mine............Janet Said:Is studying from a career school a good idea to be become a medical coder/biller?We Answered:A really good place to look for answers to your question(s) is the US Dept. of Labor. The US Dept. of Labor has a great web site for researching occupations of all sorts. You might want to check this out to do get the best answer(s) for your question(s) and to do your research:...

    Medical Careers Online

    Bernice Said:Can one get financial aid for online school specifically career step for medical billing?We Answered:You could see if you qualify for the GA Hope Scholarship, Pell Grant, and federal financial aid. Ask a financial aid officer at step.com (they should have one) about the exact steps you can take. I'm in GA too and I go to www.southuniversity.edu online school. It's expensive, but they'll tell you how to get financial aid regarding your particular situation.Ronnie Said:is it a good idea to take an online medical assistant program?We Answered:Where you are may be different. In my state, a clinical...

    Medical Coding Careers

    Kristin Said:Is Medical coding a good career choice?We Answered:According to the US Department of Labor, coding jobs are going to be increasing at a faster rate than the average for all jobs. http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos103.htm Plus, even with the economy in a recession, people still need healthcare and still need to see a doctor. Coders are still needed to code medical records for billing. So according to the DOL, it is a good career. Seeing open positions in your area is also a sign that it is a good career. People are hiring. If you are looking for a school, here is...

    Medical Field Careers

    Mabel Said:List of Doctors/medical field careers & their salaries please!!?We Answered:Here's a salary chart from PayScale.com showing median physician salaries by specialty: http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Peop… And another showing median median medical salaries for individuals who have earned a Doctor of Medicine degree (listed by job title): http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Peop… Finally, here are two more links, one showing dermatologist salary data and the other showing the median salary of a pediatrician: http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=… http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=… Hope that helpsGlenda Said:What are some good careers in the medical field?We Answered:A medical profession is always worth considering, from nurses and surgeons right down to hospital cleaning crews. The resource in the box below has...

    Medical Transcription Career

    Lynn Said:how to start a home base medical transcription career?We Answered:Check out the website below. It has tons of tips and resources for anyone getting started on their own, including free listings in the directory. The forum section is also helpful for connecting with other who already work from home in MT.Sidney Said:How do you begin a career in medical transcription?We Answered:Do not be fooled by companies that say they will train you for free. They actually charge nearly $500 for their software and FEW people ever actually get hired. I'm surprised the company linked on this thread is still in...

    Top Medical Careers

    Norma Said:top ten medical careers?We Answered:Medical Doctor, Nursing, physician assistant, medical assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, ophthalmic medical assistant, technician, physical therapy assistant, occupational therapy assistant. If you are interested in a health career you need to have one very special characteristic: a genuine desire to help people I have provided a link that would answer all your queries about top 10 medical careers, including salary scale information, requirements and etc. http://www.medicalcareersite.com/2007/12… I hope I was able to to help you AlecsPauline Said:What Are The Top Paying Medical Careers In Canada?We Answered:Sad that you are choosing a career just on pay prospects alone - not...