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5 Skills Medical Assisting Students Learn on their Externship

Medical Assisting Training

Medical Assistants play an incredibly important role in a healthcare team. Beyond what most people realize, Medical Assistants are especially skilled individuals with a truly large skill set. Likewise, Medical Assisting students also need cultivate broad skills, which is an important part of an externship. The externship is a key ingredient in a medical assisting student’s […]

Dental Assistants Reduce Patient Fear

Become A Dental Assistant

We all know someone who breaks into a cold sweat at the thought of a visit to the dentist’s office. Perhaps they had a bad experience in their past, get jumpy around pointy metal instruments or are afraid of what the dentist might find. Whatever the case, the Dental Assistant has the best chance to […]

What is a Modality in Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Classes

When you talk to massage therapists about whey they do, they will often refer to a “modality” that they specialize in. What do they mean? In massage therapy, as in many other career paths, certain words that you might not hear every day are common within the field. “Modality” is one of those words. According to Vocabulary.com, […]

10 Medical Assistant Tools of the Trade

Medical Assisting Training

Medical assisting is a career with a lot of variety – every day brings in new patients with unique concerns. It’s no surprise, then, that as a medical assistant you need to know how to use many different tools and pieces of equipment. It’s a vital part of assisting the medical team with diagnosis and […]

Medical Assistant Career

Medical Assisting Career

Deciding on a career path before starting school is vital, but there are so many choices. It is common to quickly become overwhelmed between the many options of schools and programs. However, First Institute provides a great opportunity for students to start career training through the Medical Assisting program. It equips students with the necessary […]

Massage Therapy Career

Massage Career

Massage Therapy A Successful Massage Therapy Career Starts Here! Helping people feel their best through the healing touch is what massage therapists do. Some massage therapists help their patients recover from injury or manage pain, while others aid people in reducing their stress levels. Our students receive traditional classroom and hands-on training in areas including […]

Dental Assisting Education

Dental Assistant Education

Complete Your Dental Assisting Education in Approximately a Year Located in Crystal Lake, First Institute’s dental assisting program in Illinois is designed to help students acquire the skills and education they need to succeed in a growing and rewarding field. You can complete your dental assisting education quickly – in approximately 50 weeks – and

Medical Assistant Specializations

Medical Assisting Career

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) , the number of medical assisting jobs is projected to grow 29% from 2012 to 2022, making it one of the fastest growing job titles in health care. One of the reasons demand is rising so quickly is because Americans prefer to be treated by a specialist whenever […]

What Will I Learn in Massage School

Massage Therapist School

Get to know the human body, massage modalities, and the business of massage therapy Some people who are considering the Massage Therapy program at First Institute are surprised when they read about the classes included. After all, some aren’t what most would consider massage classes, but they are vital to developing your overall knowledge and expertise.

How To Choose A Medical Assistant Program

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At First Institute, we want you to be as informed as possible when it comes to choosing the right career training institution. There are many factors that can weigh on your decision. We’ve compiled a short list of questions you should be considering as you search for your career training destination – along with our […]