Medical Assistant to LPN

If you are a medical assistant, the desire to become a licensed practical nurse may appeal to you. Often this type of change is lateral as far as money and skills are concerned in your home state. The career change may add just enough variables to your resume that it enables you to have many …

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Are You Ready to Nail Your Next Medical Assistant Job Interview?

Table of Contents The background check as part of an interview 3 Important ways to prepare for an Interview Behavior, communication and what to do during the Interview References Taming job interview nervousness What to wear to an MA Interview MA job interview questions Before breaking down the steps for job interview preparation, be aware …

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How to Find Medical Assistant Internship and Make the Most Out Of It


Whether it leads to a diploma or an associate degree, every medical assisting curriculum includes an internship in an ambulatory health care setting. Internships may also be called practicums. You are preparing for employment in a highly demanding field. Part of learning how to function as a professional involves spending time in a learning environment …

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How to Write an Effective Medical Assistant Resume That Gets You a Job

Table of Contents Online or hard-copy resume? Step 1: Get to know your target employer Step 2: Identify your assets Step 3: Transferable and job-related skills Step 4: Presenting your accomplishments Step 5: Identify keywords and buzzwords Types of resume Step 6: Choose the format that is right for you Step 7: The structure and …

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Here is MA Cover Letter That Will Help You Stand Apart [+ Examples]

Cover letter examples If you can’t think of anything or just don’t feel comfortable writing, take advantage of our entry-level cover letter samples below. You’re free to use them as a means of inspiration for your own application, but make sure to tailor it to the specific position you are applying for. Olivia Walker 4931 …

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Choose the Right Medical Assistant School

Now comes the challenging task of selecting the training program best suited to your goals and to your budget. To a great degree, where you attend a medical assisting program will depend upon where you live – or where you want to live.

How to Become a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

A ladder to a bulls eye

A registered medical assistant (RMA) is a credential given by the AMT, or American Medical Technologists. In contrast to other three certifications, RMA credential is the most flexible because it certifies both recent MA program graduates as well as MAs who’ve been working professionally in the field.

How to Become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

A certified medical assistant (CMA) is a credential given by the AAMA, or American Association of Medical Assistants. In order to receive the CMA credential, you must take and pass an examination testing your knowledge in medical assisting. 1. Do you meet the eligibility criteria? AAMA divides applicants into 4 categories, and only those who …

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Gender Discrimination – Is it a Thing in Medical Assisting?

Medical assistants have traditionally been women, to such a degree that positions in this field are considered “pink collar jobs.” About 90 percent of medical assistants are women, but that doesn’t mean that this area of work is free of sex and gender discrimination. While discrimination may be more complex in fields traditionally occupied by …

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Committed a Felony? – Learn How To Request a Waiver

A felony conviction is a serious setback, but it’s not necessarily the end of your chance to become a medical assistant. You can’t change your past or hide it, but there are steps you can take to put it behind you. The first step is to get a waiver so you can take the certification …

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