Education Archive

What to Expect In a Medical Assistant Course?

Topics on this page: Anatomy, Physiology and CPR Medical office administration Cardiopulmonary system and electrocardiography Bookkeeping and medical financial principles Medical business management Medical risk management Laboratory procedures and clinical assistant Externship There are thousands of medical assisting programs at community colleges and technical ...Read More

What is Accreditation and Why is It Important

Topics on this page: CAAHEP & ABHES accreditation CAAHEP and ABHES: Are they the only ones? Does accreditation guarantee the transfer of credits? As you begin to research your career as a medical assistant (MA), you will come across various educational programs. Some of ...Read More

Medical Assistant, Is That Something For You?

Topics on this page: Be aware of the “dark side” What qualities should a medical assistant possess? What to look for in medical assisting? Choosing a career is an important decision. Making the wrong choice can devastate you both financially and emotionally. People who ...Read More

Medical Assistant Internship

Topics on this page: Finding an internship What’s the best place to do a medical assisting internship? What will you learn during your medical assisting internship Professional considerations Reference letters Whether it leads to a diploma or an associate degree, every medical assisting curriculum ...Read More

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. ...Read More

How to Become a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

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 ...Read More

Career Development For Medical Assistants

Topics on this page: Phlebotomist Radiologic Technologist (X-Ray Tech) Cardiovascular/Vascular Technologists (EKG Techs) Surgical Technologist (Scrub tech, Operating room technician) Dental Assistant Medical Records Technician (MRTs) Medical assistants (MAs) are the generalists among the health occupations. MAs are trained to be versatile. They must ...Read More

Associate Or Diploma

Topics on this page: Educational requirements Comparative costs of education How difficult is the MA training program? How much time do you need to devote to MA training a daily basis? Salaries and employment prospects Conclusion While there are no educational requirements per se ...Read More