Medical assisting is a rewarding field. Every day, you get to make a positive impact on the lives of others just by doing what you love. Like other industries, the medical assistant field is always changing, and it can be hard to keep up with all the technological and methodological advancements being made. Fortunately, there
As an aspiring administrative medical assistant, recordkeeping will likely take up the majority of your time while on the job. But what exactly are medical records, and just how important is recordkeeping in the grand scheme of healthcare? Prism Career Institute explains below. What Are Medical Records? A medical record contains the medical history of
As a current or aspiring medical assistant, you may be one of the last people patients see on the way out of the hospital, clinic, doctor’s office or other healthcare facility where you work. For this reason, it’s of the utmost importance to ensure that your patients understand their medications, treatment regimen and other components
Have you ever asked yourself, “Should I be a medical assistant?” If you consider yourself a people person and love helping others, you might just be the right fit for this rewarding career. Still not sure? Prism Career Institute lists four must-have personality traits of medical assistants below. 1. Good Communicator In the medical assisting
At Prism Career Institute, our Medical Assistant Training program prepares you for future careers in general and specialized medical assisting. One of the specialties medical assistants can pursue upon successful completion is podiatric medical assisting. Below, we delve into what it’s like to work as a podiatric medical assistant. What Is a Podiatric Medical Assistant?
Starting any new job can be a daunting prospect, but there are basic expectations that can help you better prepare for your new position. Prism Career Institute’s Medical Assistant program will give you the necessary training and tools so you’ll be fully prepared for medical assistant work, but you may have questions about what will
As a medical assistant, you’ll typically be expected to interact with patients on a daily basis. While the level and type of interaction can vary from workplace to workplace, there are some common interactions that most medical assistants should be prepared for. Below, Prism Career Institute outlines some of the most common ways you may