Medical Assistant

Sep 27 2021
medical assistants putting on scrubs

Med Assistants are Essential

In times of crisis, many look to doctors and nurses as essential frontline workers. Public health professionals struggle to disseminate information in a crisis, and they rely on frontline healthcare workers to help patients separate fact from fear. Doctors and nurses are important, but they can’t do it alone. Some forget that medical assistants are […]

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Sep 27 2021
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Who Becomes a Medical Assistant

Healthcare is an attractive field. Jobs are plentiful, flexible, and there’s room for professional growth. But providing hands-on care isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Medical assisting is an ideal career for people who like working with patients but prefer a blend of clinical and administrative responsibilities. You’ll enjoy being a medical assistant if: You’re Interested […]

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Sep 27 2021
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Becoming A Certified Medical Assistant

Want a job that is gratifying and challenging? Did you know that it takes as little as nine months to become a medical assistant? You can get educated and certified in under a year and start earning as an entry-level medical assistant. So, are you asking yourself, “What does a medical assistant do?” What Does […]

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Sep 27 2021
Young female medical assistant smiling in her uniform

What is Blood Made Of

Did you know that the average adult body contains up to 6 liters of blood and accounts for approximately 8% of the body’s total weight? Blood is essential to the human body. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to tissues, taking away carbon dioxide and waste. Blood also is the transport mechanism for hormones and helps […]

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Sep 27 2021
a medical assistant helping an elderly patient

Geriatric Patients

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 opportunities for medical assistants. Geriatrics, the care of older adults, is among the fastest up and coming specialties. For anyone […]

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