Balancing Work and Study: Time Management Tips for Medical Assisting Students

Balancing Work and Study: Time Management Tips for Medical Assisting Students

As a medical assisting student (or future student) at Caris College, you’re likely juggling a busy schedule that includes coursework, externships, and possibly even part-time work. Balancing these responsibilities can be challenging, but with effective time management strategies, you can succeed both in your studies and in your professional endeavors. In this blog post, we’ll […]

Breaking Down the Basics: Essential Skills for Medical Assistants

essential skills for medical assistants

Embarking on a career as a medical assistant is a dynamic journey that requires a multifaceted skill set. Medical assistants are the key players of healthcare settings, contributing to the smooth operation of medical practices. In this blog, we’ll dive into the essential skills that form the foundation for Medical Assistants. Communication Skills At the […]

Daily Duties of a Medical Assistant

Daily Duties of Medical Assistant

Medical assistants play a vital role as the supportive backbone of medical practices of every kind. With their versatile skills and dedication, these healthcare superstars make significant contributions to the smooth operation of clinics, hospitals, doctors offices and more. Today we’re shining a light on the daily duties of a medical assistant. Patient Care and […]

What Does a Medical Assistant Do? 

What does a medical assistant do

If you’re considering pursuing a career as a medical assistant but aren’t sure if it’s the right path for your future, you’ve come to the right place! We’re breaking down what it’s like to be one of the healthcare heroes out there keeping the wheels of the giant healthcare machine rolling. That is precisely what […]

Career Paths for Medical Assistants

Career Paths for Medical Assistants graphic

A future as a medical assistant is a great choice for those who want to work in the healthcare field but don’t necessarily want to go through the traditional, years of university education to become a doctor or nurse. Medical assistants provide support to physicians and nurses in a variety of ways and are an […]

Is the Medical Assisting program the right fit for me?

is the medical assisting program right for me graphic

Are you considering a future in the world of medical assisting? If the answer is yes, you may be asking yourself how you can be sure it’s the right career and the right program for your future. To help you get on the path to making that decision, we’ve rounded up some things to ask […]

Market Demand for Medical Assistants

medical assistant students

The market demand for medical assistants is expected to grow at nearly triple the rate of other professions in the coming years. For anyone interested in a career as a medical assistant, there has never been a better time than now to enroll in Caris College’s 10-month Medical Assistant diploma program. There are several reasons […]

Is Medical Assisting a Good Career Choice?

a nurse helping a patient

Yes, medical assisting is a great career choice! Especially if you care about the well being of others and want a rewarding career choice. Medical assistants are a vital part of healthcare.   What is a Medical Assistant? A medical assistant, also known as a MA, is a medical professional who is responsible for working alongside […]