Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant vs Patient Care Technician

One of the more commonly asked questions when it comes to entering the medical field is “what is a medical assistant vs patient care technician.” The answer might surprise you.  A medical assistant is generally certified as a medical assistant and goes through an average of one full year of schooling at a community college.

What is a Telemetry Technician Salary and How to Become one

If you’re considering a career in the medical field, you’re likely familiar with the most common medical positions such as a nurse assistant, medical assistant, or registered nurse. However, there are countless roles in the medical field that aren’t commonly talked about yet open doors and opportunities. One of these is a telemetry technician. Join

FAQ: Becoming A Certified Medical Assistant

FAQ: Becoming A Certified Medical Assistant

Are you interested in becoming a certified medical assistant but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about programs, courses, and the certified medical assistant exam (CMA)? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Taking steps to become a certified assistant doesn’t have to be complicated.  Here are two questions you should ask yourself

6 Medical Assistant specializations to explore in 2021

Looking for a medical assistant specialization but not sure which one to choose? Check out 6 specialties that will be in demand in 2021. Now more than ever, medical assistants are in high demand, with job growth of about 23%  between 2019 – 2029. The need for new medical assistants will continue to rise in

What do Medical Assistants do and how much do they make?

What do Medical Assistants do and how much do they make?

Medical Assistants (MAs) work with physicians and other healthcare staff to ensure patients receive quality health care. Trained in both administrative and clinical and are considered patient liaisons. They assist patients by easing the tension between exams, help physicians and other staff by informing or collecting patient records and often explain instructions and after exams

EMR and What You Need to Know Before You Apply

EMR and What You Need to Know Before You Apply

It’s 2020, we are in the middle of a pandemic, and although it “should” be easy to find a nursing role with so many people sick, surprisingly the hiring process is harder than ever at most places. To help you look great on paper and increase your chances of getting hired, we compiled a special

Caring for Patients with Dementia: A Beginning Guide for Nurses

As defined but he Alzheimer’s Association, “Dementia is a general term for loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life.” Being that this term can include a wide range of symptoms, it is common for nurses to work with patients with dementia often. It is

6 Challenges LPNs Face At The Beginning of Their Career

As a licensed practical nurse (LPN), you’ll face many challenges as you care for your patients. LPNs provide primary patient care, often to patients who may be dissatisfied with their treatment.  As rewarding as the work may be, it comes with many challenges, from potential exposure to harmful materials to dealing with a patient’s death.