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When you have decided what types of jobs within the medical field that you are interested in look through the help wanted ads. This will give you a idea of the job descriptions and the type of training that is needed for it. Some of these jobs may require a two year degree or some may even require a undergraduate or graduate degree. This will give you an idea of what degree qualifications are required so you can begin researching what schools offer your degree of interest. Some of these jobs may require having a special certification. The certification is usually a exam that is given to test your knowledge in that field and gives an employer the indication that you have knowledge in that field.
These job descriptions and want ads will give you an idea of the day to day activities that you will encounter within the career. If a lot of interaction with people is required you may want to consider if that is something that you want. Is lifting heavy objects something that you can do? Are you strong enough to do it? You may not have the skills to handle this career now but you can develop them while in skill and in internships.
It takes timr to prepare for a career and should be taken seriously. In the beginning you will need to do some self assessments and soul searching. Researching the career and certifications will help you to see if this is something that will interest you. In the end you want to find a career that suits your interests, personality, and preferences.