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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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Hardwick: Bridgit Borey*, Associates in Science in Medical Assisting.
Fifth District: Alyce Norris, CDA, Miami Fla., has come out of retirement to urge others to enter the field of dental assisting. She is the Select Coordinator for the Florida Dental Health Foundation and travels the state making presentations on behalf of careers in the dental assisting field.
Although somewhat intertwined with the "aiding or assisting" criteria, the third requirement for the invocation of Sec.
Under this category of rehabilitation interventions, the focus on assisting the client shifts toward environmental manipulation.
Clinton: Kary O'Connor *, Certificate in Massage Therapy, Allison Sanford *, Associates in Science in Medical Assisting, Mark Weaver *, Associates in Science in Accounting
The American Dental Assistants Association feels strongly that mandatory education is necessary to achieve the top three levels of this assisting task grouping.
Clinton: Amber Danby *, Associate in Science in Medical Assisting; Lawrence Domenico **, Medical Billing and Coding Certificate; Rebecca Pelletier **, Medical Billing and Coding Certificate; Jonathan Shamlian **, Emergency Medical Technician Certificate.
My continuing work as a dental assistant volunteer led me into the area of teaching people who helped us on the mission trips about dental assisting in Third World countries.
The course is taught from the perspective that, given our resident-focus approach, how do you go about assisting with ADLs in this setting?
Clinton: Christine Casasanto, Medical Billing and Coding; Jessica Fadgen**, Medical Billing and Coding; Kathleen Gadomski**, Medical Billing and Coding; Donna Gadoua**, Medical Assisting; Susan Gjelteman**, Medical Billing and Coding; Alexandra Hicks, Computerized Accounting; Carmen Luksha**, Medical Billing and Coding; Katelynn Walker**, Medical Assisting; Adrianna Washington*, Medical Assisting
Through the years she was recipient of many awards based on her work and dedication to dental assisting matters in Alabama.
Contest is open to dental assisting students from ADA-Accredited Schools.
Second District: Colette Jesikiewicz, CDPMA, Wyoming, PA, for her efforts in starting a new local in her home area and in organizing a drive to adopt a military unit and spearheading an effort to create dialogue with state legislators concerning dental assisting credentials.
The dental assisting supervisor presented the class with lunch to round out DARW and to recognize them for their efforts.
Upon successful completion of either the one-year full-time program or the three semester part-time program, students are awarded the nationally recognized NYU Certificate of Proficiency in Dental Assisting and qualify for New York State Licensure.