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How Long Does It Take to Become a Medical Assistant?

 Choosing a career as a medical assistant is an exciting and fulfilling path in the healthcare industry. Medical assistants are the unsung heroes who ensure that medical facilities run like well-oiled machines, providing vital support to healthcare professionals. You might be wondering, “How fast can I become a medical assistant?” In this blog, we’ll […]

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Where Do Medical Assistants Work? Exploring Diverse Opportunities in Healthcare

Medical assistants are the unsung heroes of healthcare. They play a vital role in ensuring that medical facilities run smoothly, providing both clinical and administrative support. If you’ve ever wondered, “Where do medical assistants work?” You’re in for a treat. In this exploration, we’ll dive into the diverse settings where medical assistants thrive, focusing on […]

By Laura Crutcher

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How Evolving Roles of Medical Assistants are Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Medical assistants (MAs) are indispensable members of the healthcare industry. They accomplish a wide range of crucial tasks that contribute to delivering accessible, efficient, and high-quality healthcare. The adaptability, versatility, and patient-centric approach of medical assistants enable them to bridge the gap between administrative functions and patient care to enhance overall healthcare efficiency. Today, a […]

By Laura Crutcher

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Top Skills Needed to Excel as a Medical Assistant in Today’s Healthcare Industry

The role of medical assistants in the healthcare industry has evolved significantly over the years. Medical assistants are essential members of the healthcare team, providing administrative and clinical support to ensure smooth operations in medical facilities. With the rapidly changing landscape of healthcare, it’s crucial for medical assistants to possess a diverse skill set to […]

By Laura Crutcher

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Medical Assistant vs Nurse Aide: Which Career Path Suits You?

The two careers aren’t the same, and you need to understand the difference between a medical assistant and a nurse aide. Here is everything you need to know: What Is a Medical Assistant? Medical assistants undertake administrative and clinical tasks in physicians’ offices, hospitals, and other health care facilities. Depending on the size, location, and […]

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If you are currently enrolled in an allied health care course, these study tools for allied health students can help you achieve success.

5 Study Tools for Allied Health Students

The allied health care workforce plays an integral role in providing quality health care through diagnostic evaluation and treatment of health conditions. If you are currently enrolled in an allied health program, these study tools for allied health students can help you achieve success.  5 Study Tools for Allied Health Students Picmonic Picmonic for General […]

By Heather Zielinski

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Medical Assistant Students Join COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts

Austin, TX – Southern Careers Institute (SCI) prides itself on giving students hands-on training in preparation for employment in their chosen field of study. Recently, SCI students in the medical assistant program at the Austin campus had the opportunity to work with IDEA Public Schools to administer COVID-19 vaccines to the community. Due to their […]

By Heather Zielinski

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American Heart Month 2021: 15 Reasons to Love Your Heart [Infographic]

Are you showing your heart enough love? February is American Heart Month 2021. And it’s time to reflect on your heart-healthy habits. Heart health is the key to living a long and healthy life, so you can celebrate heart health month until you hit 100 (or even older!). If you’re looking for ways to celebrate […]

By Heather Zielinski

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Why Medical Terminology is Important

Medical terminology is used every day throughout the healthcare industry by doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and medical assistants. It is also used by billing specialists and medical coders as well as insurance companies to document conditions, process claims, and enable patients to apply for their insurance coverage. Healthcare terminology is important for three key reasons: First, […]

By SCI Administrator

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Do Hospitals Hire Medical Assistants?

Careers in healthcare are always in great demand. Considered front-line workers, those with jobs in the medical field are essential employees. Pharmacy technicians, medical billers and coders, and medical office specialists can all find employment in hospitals. But, what about medical assistants? Can medical assistants work in hospitals or are they limited to offices and […]

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Can Medical Assistants do EKGs: How to Perform an EKG Test

Are you looking for a career as a medical assistant? Well, here’s what you need to know about medical assistants and EKGs. If you’ve ever wanted to pursue the profession of medical assistant,  you may have wondered to yourself, “Can medical assistants do EKGs?” Before answering that question, however, it’s important to understand what an EKG […]

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Healthcare and Hospital Jobs That Don’t Require a Degree

Why Enter The Medical Field?  Before looking at the specific positions you’d like to pursue, it’s important to understand why you may want to enter the medical field at all. There are a number of reasons why it’s a very promising career path no matter what type of career you pursue in healthcare. Reasons to […]

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How To Choose A Medical Career Path

You may know that you want to work in the medical field, but maybe you’re not sure how to choose a medical career specialty. With so many options, making the right decision can seem difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Look at your strengths, your skills, how much schooling you are interested in, and […]

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How to Get an Entry-Level Hospital Job

Right now, jobs offered in health care are stable and well-paying. Here, we will take a look at the training necessary for you to get an entry-level hospital job. The best way to get an entry-level job at a hospital is to have job-specific training. Southern Careers Institute offers a variety of programs in the medical […]

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