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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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 …

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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 …