Provo College Looks at the Daily Tasks and Duties of an MA Working in a Hospital: Part 2

Daily Tasks and Duties of an MA Working in a Hospital, Part 2

Medical Assisting stands apart from other healthcare professions in that a formal training program can typically be completed in a year or less. Additionally, the profession allows for a high level of patient interaction. Physician assistants, advanced nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physicians must undergo years of schooling in order to practice. How does […]

Provo College Looks at the Daily Tasks and Duties of an MA Working in a Hospital: Part 1

Daily Tasks and Duties of an MA Working in a Hospital, Part 1

Medical Assisting is often a great fit for people who are service-oriented and enjoy work that provides plenty of variety on the job. Because this profession involves so much variety, it’s no surprise that there isn’t one typical day for a Medical Assistant. Between the administrative duties and the clinical patient interaction, Medical Assistants usually […]

Father and Son Change The Way You’ll See Your Patients

Father and Son Change The Way You’ll See Your Patients

Some father and son pairs spend their weekends building model airplanes or treehouses. Phil and Anthony Butler, on the other hand, spent the last ten years building an entirely new version of the x-ray machine… and this year, they finally finished. Phil (the father and a physics professor) and his son Anthony (a bioengineering professor) […]

Nurse Takes On California Wild Fires

Nurse Takes On California Wild Fires

These days, it’s almost impossible not to think about the fires sweeping across California. For many, the fires are literally impossible to ignore, as homes are destroyed and air quality drops into dangerous levels. The stories pouring out of the state are ones of shock and tragedy, and CNN reports the current death toll as […]

Am I Smart Enough To Be A Nurse?

Am I Smart Enough To Be A Nurse?

A quick Google search of the question “am I smart enough to be a nurse” turns up a surprising amount of verbatim results, which means that a lot of people who are interested in a career in nursing are asking themselves this question. And that means that a lot of potential nurses are talking themselves […]

Pittsburgh Nurse Shows Love in the Face of Hate

Pittsburgh Nurse Shows Love in the Face of Hate

Just over a week ago on Saturday, October 27, the world was stunned when a shooter opened fire on the worshippers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill community of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Before law enforcement could arrive and subdue the shooter, 46-year-old Robert Bowers, he’d already taken eleven lives and wounded many […]