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 […]

Steps to Take to Become a Certified Medical Assistant

Steps to Take to Become a Certified Medical Assistant

The decision to pursue a career in healthcare may feel like a calling for those who want to serve members of their community. Careers in this industry are vital to the overall health of society, and they often provide fulfillment, longevity, and job security. If you are interested in pursuing a “hands-on” career in healthcare […]

Better Care for Patients Starts with Better Care for Nurses

Better Care for Patients Starts with Better Care for Nurses

We already know that nurses are the pulse that keep a hospital alive and thriving, but it’s still nice when the numbers back up that fact. And this week, the numbers did just that. A new meta-analysis from Penn’s School of Nursing found that by focusing on improving the work environment for nurses, patient and […]

Valuable Tips from Medical Assistants

Valuable Tips from Medical Assistants

When you visit your doctor’s office, you will likely come across a Medical Assistant! According to the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), “thousands of doctors and members of the medical community nationwide” rely on Medical Assistants to enhance each patient’s visit. In fact, you may have encountered a Medical Assistant the last time your […]

Tips for Nurses with Difficult Patients

Tips for Nurses with Difficult Patients

There are all sorts of factors that contribute to making a person cranky. Maybe they’ve had a bad day. Maybe they have low blood sugar. Maybe they’re scared. Or maybe that’s just their personality. As a nurse, you’ll run into difficult patients from time to time—just like any other job with human interaction. And it […]

Once You’re a Certified MA, How Can You Grow Your Career

Once You’re a Certified MA, How Can You Grow Your Career?

Medical Assistants have ample opportunity to sharpen their skills and advance their careers. Once you’re a certified MA, you may be wondering how can you grow your career? Let’s explore professional development for successful Medical Assistants who are looking for that next occupational and personal challenge after receiving certification. Medical Assistant Schools Many Medical Assistants […]