Medical Assistants are Essential Workers

May 18, 2020

In times of crisis, many look to doctors and nurses as frontline workers. Public health professionals struggle to disseminate information in a crisis, and they rely on frontline healthcare workers to help patients separate fact […]

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Helping Patients Feel Comfortable Before, During and After Dental Treatments

May 5, 2020

Research shows that preventive dentistry is a critical component in overall health, but dental phobia is real, and unless patients feel comfortable when they visit their dentist, they are unlikely to return. Dental assistants manage […]

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Take A Medical Assisting Program to Help Fight Against Coronavirus (Covid-19)

April 10, 2020

COVID-19 is affecting lives across the country. People are working from home, limiting gatherings and avoiding public places to avoid exposure to this serious illness. But while there’s some uncertainty about how long preventive measures […]

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Is Dental Assisting a Career?

February 24, 2020

Most professionals have specially trained staff to help their offices run smoothly. Attorneys have paralegals and legal assistants, while physicians have medical assistants. For students interested in a quick-launch career in dentistry, dental assistants are […]

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What is a Clinical Medical Assistant?

January 16, 2020

Medical assistants are typically jacks-of-all-trades. Trained in both clinical and clerical office procedures, they fill in the gaps between the health and business sides of medicine. In today’s large private practices, however, there are also […]

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Are Medical Assistants in High Demand?

January 9, 2020

Job opportunities for medical assistants are expected to grow by a remarkable 23% in the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s 17% more than other healthcare support positions and 5% […]

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The Definitive Guide to Phlebotomy: A Medical Assistant’s Guide

October 23, 2019

Interested in becoming a medical assistant? One of the most important skills a medical assistant can learn is phlebotomy. Phlebotomy, or venipuncture, is the art of drawing blood from a vein with a needle. It’s […]

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Managing Geriatric Patients: A Medical Assistant’s Guide

October 9, 2019

The population of people over 65 in the United States is going to continue to grow in the next few decades. That poses a challenge for the healthcare system, but it also creates unique career […]

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Medical Assistant vs Medical Office Assistant

October 8, 2019

A healthcare team is only as good as its support specialists. Patients are best served when doctors and nurses have skilled associates working behind the scenes to keep things organized and running smoothly. Among the […]

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What Can I Do with a Medical Office Assistant Diploma?

September 18, 2019

Doctors and nurses can heal the sick, but they can’t do it alone. Someone has to do the broad range of administrative tasks that are a necessary part of every patient encounter. Who are these […]

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