The “Singing Nurse” Earns International Praise

The “Singing Nurse” Earns International Praise

A trip to the hospital is never fun for patients. The unfamiliar surroundings, the fears and anxieties, even the smells can put a sick person in an even darker state of mind. But nurses find new ways ever day to help bring a little light to those rooms, and the right hero in scrubs can […]

How Long Is Medical Assistant School

How Long Is Medical Assistant School

Medical Assisting is usually seen as a rewarding career in healthcare. In order to fill this vital role, Medical Assistants support doctors, interact with patients, and complete numerous tasks. Their efforts allow doctors to see more people, and they provide compassion and comfort to their patients. You may not know that there are several benefits […]

Eight Nurses, Eight Babies, One Hospital Ward

Eight Nurses, Eight Babies, One Hospital Ward

“What’s in the water in Maryland?” has been a popular question ever since the story broke—28 staff members at a single hospital pregnant at the same time, eight of whom are nurses in the same obstetrics floor. And the eight nurses weren’t just pregnant at the same time, they were due at the same time. […]

Provo College and Medical Assistant Training

Qualifications of a Medical Assistant

As a school that offers a Medical Assistant program, we’re always on the lookout for new or frequently asked questions. Lately, we’ve seen this one quite a few times: “Can you work as a Medical Assistant without being qualified?” Before we tackle that question, let’s start with the role of a Medical Assistant and what […]

Keep Your Resolution To Become A Nurse in 2019

Keep Your Resolution To Become A Nurse in 2019

Resolutions are fantastic—self-improvement is always a good idea, and New Year’s provides the perfect opportunity to take on the challenge. Unfortunately, only 9.2 percent of people on average actually follow through with their plans. Those aren’t great odds! With the promise of a competitive salary, a wide-open job market, and rapidly growing career prospects, the […]

Provo College Looks at the Difference Between CNAs and Medical Assistants

The Difference Between CNAs and Medical Assistants

Within the world of healthcare, there is a vast array of distinct careers to choose from, including nursing, Medical Assisting, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and certified nursing assisting. While there is some overlap in the tasks required of these healthcare careers, each is distinct and has a different set of educational requirements, job tasks, and […]