Lizette Vasquez

Front Lines Stories: Lizette Vasquez

How one Medical Assistant finds inspiration to help her patients defeat COVID-19 Lizette is a Medical Assistant working in Murray, Utah. As an MA, Lizette holds a wide range of daily responsibilities, including checking vital signs, administering medications and vaccines, and maintaining patients’ medical records. Unfortunately, the pandemic has limited the number of hours she […]

Janell Crose-Myer at work

Front Lines Stories: Janell Crose-Myer

Learn how this brave Medical Assistant embraced the fight against COVID-19 Janell Crose-Myer is a Certified Medical Assistant currently working in Midvale, Utah. Working as a CMA has been her dream career, and helping her patients has become her greatest joy in life. As an MA, Janell is responsible for assisting during medical procedures, performing […]

Healthcare professionals at work

What Other Jobs Can a Medical Assistant Apply For?

Discover Some of the Best Alternative Careers for Medical Assisting Certification Medical assisting has quickly become one of the hottest careers in the medical field. In as little as 10 months, you can earn a medical assistant (MA) diploma and begin working in the healthcare industry. Medical assistants fill a critical role on the healthcare […]

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The 50 Best Paying Cities for Medical Assistants in 2020

These U.S. Cities Offer Medical Assistants the Highest Salaries Based on Cost of Living Medical Assisting is a great career choice for anyone looking for job security within the healthcare industry. Not only is it in high demand, but the average pay to become a Medical Assistant is substantial when compared to the requisite time […]

Medical Assistants to Help Prevent Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Medical Assistants to Help Prevent Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

In December of 2018, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) renewed their efforts to spread awareness about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs). According to the AAMA, “Prenatal alcohol exposure is a leading preventable cause of birth defects and developmental disabilities. The term FASDs is used to define the range of physical, mental, behavioral, and […]

Medical Assistant Writes Children’s Books

Medical Assistant Writes Children’s Books

Whenever you visit your doctor, you will likely come across a Medical Assistant! They fill a dynamic role on the healthcare team, one that can include both administrative and clinical functions. So you might see them behind the front desk, in the exam room, or sitting with a patient’s family. Now you might be seeing […]