Florida Law defines Medical Assistant as "a professional multiskilled person dedicated to assisting in all aspects of medical practice under the direct supervision and responsibility of a physician". In the case of Medical Assistant in Dermatology is necessary a special training to keep in compliance with all duties required in the Dermatology Clinics.
Florida Medical College Program prepares students to develop the duties that medical assistant may undertake under direct supervision of a licensed physician, such as performing clinical procedures, administering basic first aid, assisting with patient examinations or treatment and also operating office medical equipment.
In Dermatology practice activities and duties vary from a regular medical practice and in some case require the knowledge and skill to operate controlled equipment such as laser machine and discussing dermatological conditions and care with patients. Florida Medical College has special program for those Medical Assistant who want to become Medical Assistant Dermatology to prepared them to perform laser hair removal or any light based procedures in compliance with Florida Law.
Medical Assistant who graduated from Florida Medical College may perform a variety of patient care procedures within the Medical Assistant (MA) scope of practice, which may include injections, EKGs, ear lavage and blood draws, measuring patient vital signs (weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, respirations, and temperature), manage rooming and patient flow, including pre-visit preparation, assisting with the patient visit, and post-visit duties, informs provider of schedule changes that impact patient flow, may assist with front office activities and diverse scheduling tasks and reports test results as directed by the provider.
If you are Medical Assistant and want to bercome a Medical Assistant Dermatology, at Florida Medical College you may recieve the Medical Assistant Dermatology classes and acquire knowledege and skill necessary to work in Dermatology practice, Medical Spa, or any aesthetic practice developing derma aesthetic procedures such as laser hair removal, electrolysis, and other. To obtain the qualification in laser, if the Medical Assistant Dermatology intended to work in Florida is required to pass a board exam from Electrolysis Council and get the laser certification.