Tips for a successful Medical Assistant externship

Tips for a successful Medical Assistant externship Externships are temporary training programs in a workplace, which provide important experience and hands on learning. The Medical Assistant externship is extremely important for getting you career ready. As a Medical Assistant extern, you are expected to carry out the duties that you were taught in your training […] Read More

Medical Assisting: Turning challenges into rewards

You dreamed of a Medical Assistant career where your life’s work would be all about helping others. You wanted to contribute your knowledge and compassion to a healthcare team that helps patients get well, but the profession has its challenges. So how do you turn those challenges into rewards and accomplishments you can be proud […] Read More

Medical Assistant: Tips for a Virtual Interview

The global pandemic has up-ended upended how we connect and how we work. Working from home has become a new normal for now but may have lasting repercussions on how healthcare providers view the necessity of an office, in-person appointments or patient care. A video interview may well become the new norm. Nailing a video […] Read More

Back to School as a Working Adult

A growing number of career and vocational training schools now offer programs oriented toward working adults. People frequently enroll in career schools to acquire new skills for a new career. Accelerated programs and flexible schedules are making it easier and more convenient for working adults to finish school. Enrolling in a career school is a […] Read More

Medical Assistant Externship

Medical Assistant Externship You can learn a lot in the classroom, but you can’t learn everything, especially if you’re studying to be a Medical Assistant. This is a career that requires a lot of medical knowledge, as well as skills and professional attributes that can only be gained through hands-on experience. At the Allen School of Health […] Read More

Helpful tips to become a better Medical Assistant

Helpful tips to become a better Medical Assistant For students in a Medical Assistant program you may be busy learning about the clinical aspects of the job, such as how to draw blood, administer an injection, or take a patient’s vital signs. These are clearly a very important part of your training. But in addition, […] Read More

Traits of a Successful Medical Assistant 

Traits of a Successful Medical Assistant  Be it in a large hospital or small family practice, Medical Assistants are a necessary part of any healthcare organization. MA’s are essential healthcare professionals performing both clinical and administrative tasks. On any given day, an MA can find themselves answering phones, taking electrocardiograms, scheduling appointments, dealing with bookkeeping, or explaining a […] Read More