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What You Need To Prioritize In The Best Medical Assistant Programs.

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 13, 2018

If you're looking to pursue a career in the medical industry but don't want to spend a decade seeking an education, then one of your options could be to become a medical assistant. Medical assistants are in high demand and medical assistant programs typically take less than a year to complete.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

How Long Is A Medical Assistant Program?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 6, 2018

Becoming a Medical Assistant (MA) is definitely a fulfilling career move. The job market for MA's is trending upwards. The generalist nature of the job prepares you for advancement into a number of different fields. What's not to like? Well, you might be worried that the program itself will be too time intensive. Not everyone can afford to rearrange years of their lives to pursue a new career. Fortunately, MA programs tend to be on the shorter side. No two MA programs are exactly the same, but here's roughly what you should expect.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

How To Identify The Best Medical Assistant Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 14, 2018

So you've decided to become a medical assistant. If you want to be the best medical assistant you can be, you first need to find the best medical assistant program. Easier said than done, right? Yes, it will take a little bit of work, but it will certainly pay off in the long run.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Top Skills For Medical Assistants

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 25, 2018

Are you considering a future career as a Medical Assistant? Want to know if it’s the right career path for you? A quick search online will offer you list after list of character traits and qualities that are essential for a successful career in the medical field. Most any list will include personal qualities like: Must be empathetic; must not have a queasy stomach around blood; or, must be able to work long hours on your feet. Those qualities, and others like them, are all important to think about when considering a career in Medical Assisting. But, there are some very important job skills that are a non-negotiable if you hope to find a long-lasting career in the medical assisting field.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Common Career Advancements for Medical Assistants

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 24, 2018

The sky is the limit for medical assisting school grads. Your education can open doors to a wide array of future careers. You'll likely to join the workforce as an entry-level CMA soon after graduating. But the skills and experience you gain on the job, along with widening your medical knowledge base are all tools you’ll need to advance your career. There are several paths you can choose from depending on your interests and expertise.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Communication: The Essential Component for a Successful Medical Assistant

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 24, 2018

Is Medical Assisting the right career choice for you? Browse through the job description section of any career search engine and you’ll see a list of must-have medical assisting skills and qualities that an employer is looking for in a future employee. Most descriptions will be similar; some will be different.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

What Is The Difference Between A Medical Assistant and a Licensed Practial Nurse

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 10, 2018

If you have a desire to work in the healthcare industry but don't have the time or money to get the years of education needed to become a doctor, then you should look into becoming a medical assistant or a practical nurse. Both occupations are in serious demand and will continue to be in high demand throughout the future.

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Topics: LPN, Nursing School Toledo, Clinical Medical Assistant, Practical Nurses

What Medical Assistants Do?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 23, 2018

 

If you're thinking about pursuing a career in the medical field but are unsure of where to start, you might want to consider becoming a medical assistant. Getting an education to become a medical assistant won't require nearly as much time as it takes to become a doctor -- and medical assistants are in high demand.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant

Top Allied Health Careers in 2018

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 14, 2018

The growing need for Allied Health professionals continues to increase with each passing year here in the United States. The ever-improving advances in medical technology, improvements in nutrition, and the constant pushes for healthy living mean that people are living longer than ever before. But, even though people are living longer, that doesn’t mean that they aren’t faced with a wide variety of illnesses, injuries and conditions that need medical care and attention.

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Topics: Nursing School, Practical Nurses, Clinical Medical Assistant, Nursing, Phlebotomist Technician, Practical Nursing, Registered Nurse, RN, LPN, LPN to RN

Caring Careers: Meaningful Jobs To Help People

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 16, 2018

 

While it's important that you find a career that provides some financial security and stability, you'll want to make sure that whatever you do, it's personally fulfilling as well. It's why many people look for jobs that involve helping people. The following are a few careers that help people that you might want to consider pursuing:

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, LPN to RN, LPN, Nursing School Preparation, Practical Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Career, Practical Nurses, Nursing, Medical Coding and Billing, Clinical Medical Assistant, Nursing School Toledo