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Medical Assisting Organization

Medical Assisting Career

Students and alumni of First Institute’s Medical Assistant program should consider joining a medical assisting professional organization to keep up to date with industry trends, regulations and professional advancement. In the medical assisting field, the American Registry of Medical Assistants is one of the more widely recognized certifying organizations. As a national registry, the non-profit […]

4 Great Reasons to Train for a Medical Assisting Career

Medical Assisting Training

Why Should You Get The Skills For A Career in Medical Assisting? Have you always wanted to be a part of something special and have a career where you are truly helping people? There has never been a better time to begin a career as a Medical Assistant. The healthcare industry offers flexibility, stability and […]

Medical Assistant Salary

Medical Assisting Career

Becoming a medical assistant can be a great career choice. Finishing the medical assisting program at First Institute provides you with the skills you need to become a medical assistant. Graduating from First institute comes with great benefits, one of which is finding a job. Career Services at First Institute works with students on the […]

4 Key Standards for Medical Assistants — What Are Yours?

Medical Assisting Career

Create Standards for Your Medical Assistant Career and Become an Effective Leader Getting ahead in your Medical Assistant career means going the extra mile, not only as a health care professional, but as the member of a team within your medical office. Helping to cultivate a healthy and efficient work environment is the number one priority […]

15 Ways Medical Assistants Are Vital To Health Care


Medical Assistants: What do they do? The duties for medical assistants may vary with the specialty and size of the practice. Many medical assistants perform dual functions with both administrative and clinical tasks. This is particularly true in small, private medical practices where they have many responsibilities out of necessity. Some of the functions medical […]

Medical Assisting Customer Service

Medical Assisting Career

Changes are coming to the medical field in the coming years – ones that will keep every member of the medical team busy. As a result, providing customer service to patients will be more important than ever. That’s where the role of a medical assistant can make each client’s experience much better. The number of visits to health […]

How Can Reflexology Training Benefit Your Massage Therapy Career

Massage Training

You can get a degree in massage therapy at First Institute and take the first step toward a career in reflexology. Do you like to help people? Would you like a career that is fulfilling and rewarding? You may want to train as a reflexologist, and work in one of the most popular modalities of […]

Combine Your Love of Sports with Massage Therapy

Become A Massage Therapist

Use Your Love of Sports to Help Others If you are interested in massage therapy as a career choice, you may want to specialize in a certain area. One popular area of massage therapy is sports massage. Being a sports massage therapist can be an exciting career path for people who love sports or for […]

Swedish Massage vs. Deep Massage

Massage Program

What is the difference between these two popular massage styles? Have you ever been to a spa or massage studio and noticed the several different types of massages offered? Do you know much about their differences, or do you just go with the flow and pick the first one on the massage “menu?” Below we take […]

Sports Massage Therapy Career

Massage Career

Learn Sports Massage to Enhance Your Massage Therapy Career Students pursuing a massage therapy career: do you know about sports massage? If not, you’ve come to the right place! Sports massage isn’t just for professional athletes, contrary to common belief. When the practice was first introduced, yes, sports massage was intended to prepare athletes’ bodies […]