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On the Front Lines: The Role of Medical Assistants During a Pandemic

Every hour of the day, every day of the week, our healthcare heroes have been battling on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their efforts have effectively flattened the curve and continue to save the lives of thousands of Americans. During a pandemic as historic as the one we are currently facing, medical professionals are […]

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 […]

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 […]

finding the best MA school near me

Picking the Right MA Program for You

Once you’ve made the decision to pursue Medical Assisting, it’s time to find a program that will equip you with the education and practical skills you’ll need to be successful in the field. When you consider the impact higher education can have on your future, it makes sense that you would only want to invest […]