Basic Medical Terminology Quiz!

QUIZ: Do you know your basic medical terminology? From basic anatomy to physiology, and terms that every medical profesh knows. Take this quiz to see how you stack up! NO GOOGLING ALLOWED! :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye: What does ‘HIPAA’ stand for? What is the longest bone in the human body? What is the biggest organ? Which of the following is FALSE about EKG’s,  ECG’s, …

3 More Influencers to Follow in the Medical Field

For those who like “a-day-in-the-life” style vids, shiny-haired and bright-eyed Naketa doesn’t disappoint. Her digital diary, so to speak, highlights clips from her journey from MA student to being an employed medical assistant as a mother and millennial. Those who like reality TV without all the drama Naketa is likeable, upbeat, and very relatable. She also boasts some fancy video …

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Who to Follow in the Medical Field: Miss Geekly Chic

“Medicine is my husband, Makeup is my soulmate, Louis Vuitton is my Mistress” The above is the tagline on Eloisa Olmos, aka, Miss Geekly Chic’s YouTube channel description. A medical field veteran of over 10 years as a medical assistant gives Eloisa Olmos a ton of expertise. She loves “geeking out” over the things in life, and that includes getting …

Who to Follow in the Medical Field: Manda the CMA

Ahh, YouTube. Great for procrastination, study breaks, and for turning minutes thanks to the magic of the oh-so-addicting auto-play. But what if you could put your social binging to work for you in the medical field? Or rather, follow influencers in your industry that could help you in your quest to work in the medical field? Thankfully, we pulled together …

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From Salesman to Certified Medical Assistant – Meet Jose

My name is Jose Alfonso Jimenez, I’m an alumnus from Southern Careers Institute Pharr campus. I am now a certified medical assistant and I work with Wellmed Medical Management. I love my job, I love what I do as a certified medical assistant, I love working with the patients and using the skills that I picked up at Southern Careers …

Looking for Career Opportunities? Stacked Certifications Opens Doors

Claudia Morales never set out to be a teacher. She was working as a medical assistant for over 12 years, working in the hospital in pediatrics as well as an EKG tech, but she longed to gain some additional knowledge. She enrolled in Southern Careers Institute’s online medical billing & coding program and while doing so, discovered a new passion–educating …

How Alumnus, Robert, Climbed the RGV Career Ladder

SCI: So you’ve been out for a few years and able to work your way up the RGV career ladder. Wonderful! Tell me a little bit about what was happening in your life back when you were making a decision to make a change and attend a program? R: Actually I really didn’t have an idea [of what I wanted …

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Shelly: A Cardiology Medical Assistant Hired for her Heart

SCI: When did you graduate from Southern Careers Institute in Corpus Christi? Shelly: I graduated May 19th [2017]. Just recently! SCI: Tell me about what was going on in your life when you decided to go through the SCI medical assistant program? Shelly: Basically what got me to come back to school and go into the medical field was because …

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#IGotTheJob – Harvey – CMA and SCI Grad

When we interviewed Harvey back in March, he was a new grad from our Medical Assistant program with dreams on making an impact on the lives of others in the medical field. Since getting hired in April, we asked him some pressing questions about the hiring process, his day-to-day and #LifeAfterSCI. Introduce yourself! I am Harvey Middleton. I am SCI …