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Why Medical Assistants Are Vital to Disaster Relief Efforts

Posted on October 22nd, 2020 by Hannah Karlson

Medical assistants undergo countless hours of training, with clear task and duty expectations laid out along the way—but those expectations become fuzzy when catastrophe strikes. As of October 8, 2020, 72 massive wildfires burned over 4.3 million acres of the western portion of the United States. Ten hurricanes struck the U.S. from January through October, […]

How Medical Assistants Can Educate Patients About COVID-19

Posted on October 21st, 2020 by Hannah Karlson

The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed how the world operates on more levels than one. Stores operate with an extreme sense of caution, gathering places are now under strict guidelines, and healthcare workers rely on their patients to help stop the spread, versus the other way around. Those in the medical field are encouraging everyone to […]

Q&A with Medical Assistant Instructor Lisa Staples

Posted on October 6th, 2020 by Hannah Karlson

In our Instructor Spotlight series, you will get to know the instructors beyond the passionate lectures and skillful laboratory demonstrations and get to the heart of what makes our team of educators at Woodruff Medical Training and Testing more than just teachers and healthcare professionals. These instructors truly care about the success of their students, and […]

How to Find Work-Life Balance as a Medical Assistant

Posted on September 17th, 2020 by Vincent Decastro

Being a healthcare worker in 2020 is more stressful than ever as those in the medical field work to ensure the health and safety of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re one of these modern heroes, work-life balance may be a particularly difficult aspect of the job. You might be working longer, more […]

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Why Medical Assistants Are Taking on More Responsibility During COVID-19

Posted on August 11th, 2020 by Vincent Decastro

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed just about every industry in some form, but none have been as severely impacted as the medical field. Medical professionals are being called upon in bigger ways than ever to help combat COVID-19. Medical assistants, in particular, are helping to alleviate the tremendous strain on hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, […]

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Working as a Medical Assistant for an OB/GYN

Posted on July 16th, 2020 by Vincent Decastro

As a Certified Medical Assistant, there are several avenues you could potentially pursue in terms of various work environments. Whether you’re working in a chiropractor’s office, hospital, or any other medical facility, becoming an MA allows you to serve the public while building a fulfilling career for yourself.  One amazing route many Medical Assistants pursue […]

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Providing Care as a Medical Assistant During the Pandemic

Posted on June 19th, 2020 by Vincent Decastro

COVID-19 continues to be an issue in communities throughout the United States, and medical professionals are working hard to keep up with the ever-growing number of cases. The constant news cycle has severely impacted how we absorb and process information pertaining to the topic. With such a high volume of content to consume, it can […]

Thank You to Frontline Healthcare Workers

Posted on April 23rd, 2020 by Vincent Decastro

In recent weeks, Google has noticed a significant uptick in searches of how to thank healthcare workers. The global pandemic is bringing out the compassion in all of us, and now is a better time than ever to acknowledge the important work that doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and anyone in the healthcare field are doing […]

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