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assist (one) at

To help another person with something, usually in a medical setting. Who is going to assist me at the laparotomy this morning?
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assist in

To help with something. A person's name or a pronoun can be used between "assist" and "in." Who wants to assist me in this endeavor? My boss wants me to assist in this project, so here I am!
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assist with

To help with something. A person's name or a pronoun can be used between "assist" and "with." Who wants to assist me with this endeavor? My boss wants me to assist with this project, so here I am!
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assist in something

to help with something. May I assist in this? Please assist in this task.
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assist (someone) at something

to serve as a helper or assistant in some procedure. (This usually refers to a surgical procedure.) Will you assist at surgery this morning? I would be happy to assist you at the procedure.
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assist someone in something

to help a particular person working on a task. Please assist Greg in the committee's assignment. We assisted him in the whole procedure.
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assist someone with someone or something

to help someone manage someone or something, especially with lifting or physical management. Assist me with Jane, won't you? Will you assist me with this heavy box? Sally assisted herself with the math problem. She did it on her own.
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Princeton: Charlotte Clemence**, Certificate in Medical Assisting.
Rutland: Samantha Hayes**, Certificate in Medical Assisting.
Sterling: Jennifer Braconnier, Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding; Faye McCullough**, Associates in Science in Medical Assisting.
Uxbridge: Mayra Aquino, Certificate in Medical Assisting.
Webster: Kacey Benoit, Associates in Science in Medical Assisting; Lynnette Burnside, Associates in Science in Medical Assisting; Nicole Dos Santos, Certificate in Massage Therapy; Karen Paine, Certificate in Medical Office; Mary Stefanides**, Certificate in Medical Assisting.
0), Associates in Science in Medical Assisting; Kaitlyn Prendiville, BOS; Stefani Sirmans*, Certificate in Medical Assisting.
Achievement Award: This award is presented to an individual nominated from general membership but selected by the Board of Trustees for one demonstrating the most outstanding achievements in promoting the objectives of the Association and furthering the profession of dental assisting.
Denholm, DDS, and is an active member of the Central Hower Dental Assisting program advisory board.
Three instructors and 41 students from Orlando Tech's Dental Assisting Program were involved in the various activities that involved fundraising for various community needs projects and dental-related projects of supplying toothbrushes and toothpaste to children in need.
Nelson of San Francisco was cited for her continuing service to the profession as the Director of the dental assisting program at City Colleges of San Francisco and through her volunteer posts with the Dental Assisting National Board and the ADAA, specifically to the Association through her continuing work with The Dental Assistant Journal as its Editorial Director and to the Foundation for her tireless work in behalf of fund-raising through the live and silent auctions.
Sturbridge: Leah Bardsley, Culinary Arts; Michele, Sweet*, Associate in Science in Medical Assisting
Thompson: Heather Levesque**, Associate in Science in Medical Assisting
An enormously popular preconference activity was the presentation of the International Dental Assisting and Nursing Symposium on July 16.