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Category: Medical Assisting

On the Job Medical Assisting Skills

Medical Assisting Training

On the job experience is important when it comes to a medical assisting career. You’ll learn a lot during medical assisting career training, but there are certain skills you won’t truly develop until you’re working. If you are considering a career in medical assisting, or you are in a training program already, these traits are very important […]

A day in the life in a Medical Assisting career

Medical Assisting Career

There really is no “typical day” for a professional medical assistant. Your duties can vary depending on the healthcare facility you choose to work for, your specialty, and even the job description given to you from your employer. The balance of responsibilities can shift between clinical and administrative on any given day. Even then, a lot

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 […]

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 […]