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The Best Medical Assistants Are Problem Solvers

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 6, 2018

 

Medical assistants play an important part in hospitals and doctor's offices throughout the country. They have many responsibilities, including speaking with patients, recording vital signs, recording patient medical histories, scheduling appointments, processing lab samples, and filing paperwork, just to name a few.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Tips For Your First Nursing Clinical

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 4, 2018

To become a nurse, you need a lot more than just a classroom education. This is why nursing programs require students to go through a nursing clinical in which they will gain experience dealing with real patients.

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Topics: Nursing Career, Practical Nursing

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