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How much medical knowledge do social workers have?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
In brief: Limited
Social workers are generally not trained in the medical aspects of care.
They are generally knowlegable about the practice of medicine and the protocols of medicine but they do not practice medicien. Their expertise is in helping to arrange for medical care & getting patients and their family through the medical care maze. They help find financial support & social support. They are invaluable!

In brief: Limited
Social workers are generally not trained in the medical aspects of care.
They are generally knowlegable about the practice of medicine and the protocols of medicine but they do not practice medicien. Their expertise is in helping to arrange for medical care & getting patients and their family through the medical care maze. They help find financial support & social support. They are invaluable!
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