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 […]

Moving to a Better Nursing Job…Without Burning Bridges

Moving to a Better Nursing Job Without Burning Bridges

You waited and waited for the news, yet it was still a surprise when it came in… the best kind of surprise. The new nursing job to which you’d applied decided that you were an excellent fit for their program. They were offering the works—a salary increase, extra vacation days, even moving expenses—and the potential […]

Some of the Places MAs Work

Some of the Places MAs Work

When making a final decision on a career, it’s important to consider all aspects of a chosen path. Work environment is one major factor that impacts overall satisfaction. For instance, you should consider your levels of desire for patient interaction, traditional or alternative schedules, etc. Before you make your final decision on whether or not […]

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 […]