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The Best Certifications for Your Medical Assistant Career

Learn What Optional Certifications Can Advance Your Career as a Medical Assistant Medical Assistants (MAs) play an important and expanding role in our healthcare system. MAs are medical professionals responsible for providing direct patient care, as well as many other clinical functions such as preparation, ECG, phlebotomy, and pharmacology. Some Medical Assistants may also provide […]

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How to Prepare for Medical Assistant School

Tips for Surviving Medical Assisting School: Expectations, Requirements, and Challenges A Medical Assistant (MA) performs clinical and administrative tasks in medical offices, laboratories, hospitals, and other settings. Many aspiring Medical Assistants begin their journey through a college education. The profession has numerous benefits, including a high degree of job security as well as a strong sense of […]

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How to Become a Home Health Aide

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary After you’ve earned your Medical Assistant (MA) diploma, there are several of career options available to you that build on the knowledge and skills you gained throughout your education. One of the most challenging and satisfying alternative career paths available for MAs is that of a […]

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How to Become a Nursing Assistant

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary The moment you earned your Medical Assistant certification, you also opened the door several of job opportunities in the healthcare industry. One of the most important and personally satisfying positions available to an MA is that of a nursing assistant. As a nursing assistant, you play […]

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How to Become a Public Health Inspector

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary The marketplace is full of career options that build on the knowledge and skills you acquired while earning your Medical Assistant diploma. In fact, not all of the available job opportunities are in the field of healthcare. One very challenging alternative career path available to you […]

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How to Become a Surgical Technologist

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary As a Medical Assistant, you can pursue a wide variety of healthcare careers with the knowledge and skills you’ve gained by earning your MA diploma. One of the most challenging and satisfying alternative career paths you can choose is a surgical technologist. Becoming a surgical technologist […]