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Finding a Medical Assistant Job with No Experience

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 24, 2018

 

Medical assisting is one of the hottest careers in healthcare.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 160,000 new jobs are expected to become available to medical assistants by 2022.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Communication is Essential to Being a Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 22, 2018

 

To be a successful nurse, excellent communication skills are required. Nurses act as the hub of communication, relaying and interpreting information between physicians, caregivers, family members and patients.

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Topics: Nursing, Practical Nursing, Nursing School Preparation, RN, LPN to RN

5 Fastest Growing Nurse Specializations

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 17, 2018

 

A nursing career can offer long-term job security. Nurses are in demand and the career is projected to see an impressive 16% growth through 2024. But, nursing is also a career with endless possibilities.

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Topics: Registered Nurse, RN, LPN to RN

6 Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 16, 2018

 

If you're interested in pursuing a career in the medical field but aren't completely sure what you want to focus on, you might want to consider starting out as a medical assistant. Medical assistants have several responsibilities that include both clinical and administrative duties.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Confessions of Teachers: Why I Love Teaching Preschool

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 14, 2018

We are going to let you in on a little secret; preschool teachers love their jobs. And why wouldn’t they? Teachers are some of the most important professionals in the world. Sure, it’s rewarding.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

3 Factors that Make Nurses the Backbone of Hospitals

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 10, 2018

Nursing is a career that plays an important role in society. Nurses do their best every day and every night to provide quality, safe care. Throughout their shift, nurses constantly check on their work and the work of others to ensure patient safety.

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Topics: Nursing, Nursing Career, LPN to RN

Bring Your Career in Focus with an Early Childhood Education Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 3, 2018

Sitting quietly with your legs crossed on a yoga mat seems about as far away from a preschool classroom as you can get. However, there is a way to combine your interest in yoga and meditation with a career with kids.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Can a Medical Assistant Work in Telehealth?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 2, 2018

Advances in technology are making it even easier for people to have access to healthcare. Telehealth allows patients to see a doctor remotely. That means physicians to treat patients whenever needed and wherever the patient is, by using a computer or smartphone.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What Kind of Subjects are Covered in an MA program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 24, 2018

 

The office and examining-room skills of medical assistants make them valuable additions to group practices, clinics, and similar facilities. Medical assistants offer a less-expensive alternative to nurses and free up physicians to handle more complex tasks.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

5 Reasons Why Early Childhood Development Matters

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 19, 2018

Entering the education field is a high calling and only the best of the best are equipped to handle the responsibility of educating other people’s children. Teachers do far more than simply understanding and teaching core subjects like Reading, Social Studies, Math and Science. As important as an academic education is, learning doesn’t only happen within the pages of a book.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education