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How to Prepare for You First Medical Administrative Assistant Interview

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Once you’ve graduated from our Medical Administrative Assistant Program only one thing stands between you and starting your career in the healthcare sector, the dreaded first interview.   The good news is that interviews aren’t actually as scary as you might think they are and there are plenty of things you can do to prepare for them. In this article, we’ll be looking at a few interview preparation tips that can help you showcase your talents and abilities to potential employers. Do Your Research As a medical administrative assistant, you’ll be the backbone of any practice you work for, responsible..


Exciting Medical News You Missed Because of Covid-19

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Unsurprisingly, the recent news has been dominated by the coverage of the current global pandemic. While the news of a vaccine for Covid is certainly good news, there have been other advances in the medical field that haven’t got the coverage they deserve.   In this article, we’ll be looking at some of the more hopeful and uplifting news stories coming out of the medical sector. Pediatric Heart Pump At the tail end of 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Abbott's HeartMate 3, a device that could revolutionize how we approach pediatric healthcare.    The HeartMate 3..


America’s Skill Shortage and Your Career

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According to research done by the Department of Labor, there are currently 7.6 million unfilled jobs but only 6.5 million people currently looking for work. This has led to a so-called ‘skill gap’ in the American workforce, where vital jobs in the healthcare and tech industries are going unfilled.   The good news is that there is a solution to this problem and it starts with you getting the education you need to begin the new career you want. How to Narrow the Skill Gap One of the most commonly asserted solutions to the American skill gap is to promote..


5 New Advances in Alzheimer’s Treatment

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Alzheimer’s disease currently affects more than 5 million Americans, with that number expected to rise to 14 million by 2050. Currently, Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S and, along with other forms of dementia, kills more seniors than breast and prostate cancer combined.   Thankfully, scientists and doctors around the globe are constantly developing cutting-edge treatments to combat Alzheimer’s disease and recent years have seen some significant advances towards potential prevention and even a cure. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. Not a typical part of the..


How to Become a Traveling Medical Assistant

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Medical assistants are one of the few careers you can choose where you have the option to remain mobile. Traveling medical assistants have the opportunity to move between healthcare providers, offering their services where they are needed most.    In today’s article, we’ll be looking at what the role of a traveling medical assistant entails, and how you can qualify for it. What Does a Traveling Medical Assistant Do? In terms of role responsibilities, traveling medical assistant do perform much the same duties as a standard medical assistant. These duties include:    Organizing medical records and patient files Scheduling medical..