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 […]

“Bionic Face” Kicks Off New Year of Medical Breakthroughs

“Bionic Face” Kicks Off New Year of Medical Breakthroughs

When it comes to kicking off the new year with some new habits, many people take the “gradual” approach. Diets start with one or two little changes at a time, exercise starts with a single workout and builds up to three or four. But medical science hit the ground running in 2019 and roared into […]

Top Ten Positive Health Stories of 2018

Top Ten Positive Health Stories of 2018

From wildfires to midterm elections, for better or for worse, 2018 was nothing if not a year full of stories. It feels like each year is somehow busier than the last, and this year was no exception. As the world prepares to enter the new year, here’s a look back at ten of top health […]