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 […]

Lack of School Nurses Reaches Crisis Levels

Lack of School Nurses Reaches Crisis Levels

The desperate need for nurses nationwide is very well-known, making the RN license (especially a BSN degree) all the more valuable for those looking at a career in healthcare. But one niche of nursing—school nurses—has hit a new level of need, and it could be costing kids their lives. According to CBS News, only three […]

More Recipes for MA Students

More Recipes for Medical Assisting Students

Today, we bring you another installment of our recipe series for MA students! The goal is to provide you with recipes that are easy to make, relatively cheap, and mostly healthy. Whether you’re just starting out or you are hard at work in your Medical Assistant program, it’s important to keep your energy up and […]

Nurse Adopts Baby Girl After Family Stops Visiting

Nurse Adopts Baby Girl After Family Stops Visiting

Every day, nurses touch the lives of other people. But every so often, one of those patients can change the life of a nurse forever. And this was exactly what happened when nurse Liz Smith (of Franciscans Children’s Hospital in Boston) first locked eyes with infant Gisele. Gisele’s story was a sad one. Born at […]

Nurse Gets Surprise Bedside Pinning Ceremony

Nurse Gets Surprise Bedside Pinning Ceremony

Julie Harless’s story is one that could have simply been sad and tragic. But Julie spends her days surrounded by nurses, and nurses have a way of turning the tables on tragedy. A fifty-year-old nurse’s assistant, Julie had finally decided to take the leap and become a nurse herself. For nearly two decades, Julie had […]

Nurse Saves Her Own Life With Self-Diagnosis

Nurse Saves Her Own Life with Self-Diagnosis

For nurses (or those training to become a nurse), most of your skills are focused on helping your patients… and rightfully so. But there’s another significant advantage to the training… the many ways in which you can help yourself. Understanding healthcare, the importance of healthy habits, and the need for regular “healthy you” checkups are […]