How Can a Medical Assistant Advance Their Career?

Gaining experience, becoming proficient in skills and widening your medical knowledge base are all tools you’ll need to advance in your career as a Medical Assistant. You may decide to aim for a management job, work in a competitive area of medicine or go into teaching. No matter your goals for career advancement, a few […] Read More

The Future Begins Here! Medical Assistant Skills & Attributes

The Future Begins Here! Medical Assistant Skills & Attributes Medical Assistants are held to a higher standard of professionalism than employees in other industries. The way the Medical Assistant approaches the job and interacts with patients is critical to the success of the patient’s initial experience, physician’s practice, hospitals, outpatient clinics and other healthcare facilities. […] Read More

What Does a Healthcare Manager Do?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that healthcare will become the most significant employment sector by 2027. Fortunately, this growth presents a high demand for healthcare managers who are self-driven, innovative, and can perform their duties with ease. In today’s guide, we will explore what a career in Healthcare Management looks like and […] Read More

Expectations of a Medical Assistant Externship.

Updated July 2022 Expectations of a 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. It’s a job that requires extensive medical knowledge, as well as skills and professional attributes that can only be gained through hands-on experience. At the Allen […] Read More

Scrubs: Why the Color of Your Scrubs Matter.

Updated July 2022 Scrubs: Why the Color of Your Scrubs Matter. One of the main benefits of being in the medical field is getting to wear the comfiest work uniform known to man, scrubs! But with so many styles to choose from, how do you pick? The truth is the color or pattern of your […] Read More

Phlebotomist Scrubs: Why the Color Matters

why the color of your scrubs matter One of the main benefits of being in the medical field is getting to wear the comfiest work uniform known to man, scrubs! But with so many styles to choose from, how do you pick? The truth is, the color or pattern of your scrubs can say a lot about your personality, so it is […] Read More

Expectations during a Medical Assistant Externship

Expectations during a Medical Assistant Externship Updated August 17, 2021 You can learn a lot in the classroom, but you can’t learn everything, especially if you are studying to be a medical assistant. It’s a job that requires extensive medical knowledge as well as skills and professional attributes that can only be gained through hands-on experience. At […] Read More

What Causes Bruising After a Blood Draw

It is normal to have some bruising after having your blood drawn. A bruise occurs when a blood vessel is damaged and blood escapes into the tissue under your skin. The pooling of blood causes a discoloration that is usually darker than the surrounding skin. Blood collects in the capillaries and leaks out slowly to […] Read More

Medical Assistant Interview Tips: Appearance

Updated July 2022 You don’t get a second chance at a first impression, and at job interviews, first impressions are vitally important. In just an hour, employers will get an idea of who you are, what your work ethic is, and whether you’ll fit their team, and it all comes down to how you carry […] Read More