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What are some great positions for a person, who is studying nursing?

What is a beneficial position for a person who is interested in the healthcare professions. I really want to learn alot, and alot of dental and medical assistant postitions require some kind of certification or liscense. The only jobs I can think of that I am eligible for is receptionist at a private office or as a pharmacy assistant? Could a student learn alot as a receptionist or pharmacy assistant?

Asked By: Guy's baby - 5/23/2007
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I would recommend being a CNA cause it gets your foot in the door and it makes you sure if you want to do nursing or not. Plus it gives you a ton of experience and then when you are a RN you will appreciate your CNA's even more! I know I do now that I am a RN. Also almost all hospitals are very flexible with your... More
Answered By: Laura A - 5/25/2007
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How about pediatric nursing or ER?
Answered By: Flora - 5/23/2007
 
You can also be a medical assistant or if you wanted to go to the 2 weeks course - be a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) while you are learning. CNA's make pretty good money. You would learn being in that enviroment regardless of the position. Also look for internships/co-ops with the hospitals and doctor's offices... More
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Answered By: jessica - 5/23/2007
 
You have to be certified as a pharmacy assistant too. If you want to be in the health care field as a receptionist you will have to know about health insurance, referrals and how to call in prescriptions, medical terminology, ...etc. Medical offices are very hard to get into without schooling because of all the... More
Answered By: Nurse Lola - 5/23/2007
 
You can also try working with the physically and/or mentally handicapped. You get alot of hands on experience working with wonderful people like that. Call your local Department of Health Services office and ask them for a list of places that help people like that.
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Answered By: lynettesbrood - 5/23/2007
 
Pharmacy technician need a license. Sorry.
Answered By: jloertscher - 5/26/2007
 
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