Category: Student’s of the Month

IV Vitamin Therapy Takes the Lead in Helping People Live Healthier Lives

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IV Vitamin Spas are where people go to have an intravenous infusion of vitamin cocktails. These cocktails include combinations of water-soluble vitamins such as B12, thiamin, niacin, ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and a host of other vitamins. Physicians typically write prescriptions for these infusions. However, some spas have been able to bypass the physician’s prescription requirement and have been providing vitamin infusions to… Read more »

Career Advancement for Medical Assistants

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Career Advancement for Medical Assistants Medical Assistants Medical assistants, also known as a “clinical assistants” or healthcare assistants, are an allied health professionals who support the work of physicians, physician assistants and other health professionals, usually in a clinical setting. What do Medical Assistants do? Medical Assistants (MA) perform administrative and certain clinical duties under… Read more »

Do Medical Assistant Certification Credits Transfer?

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Do Medical Assistant Certification Credits Transfer? Many students have this question while they train at facilities to get their certifications. However, in order to answer it, we need to briefly introduce Medical Assistants and highlight the importance of the MA certification. Moreover, we will define what ” Academic Credit Transfer” mean and then find out… Read more »

Compassionate Care When They Need it Most: A Journey in Hospice Care

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Hospice Care is defined as a type of health care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient’s pain and symptoms and attending to their emotional and spiritual needs at the end of life. In this article, however, we want to throw out sterile definitions and take a closer look at what it… Read more »

Preventing Infection with proper handwashing

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? Proper hand washing techniques prevent the transmission of infection and help save lives. Over 280,000 people die of infection related nosocomial infections in various health care facilities yearly. A nosocomial infection is an infection which someone acquires after they have been admitted to a health care facility for another illness. Typically, within 48 hours… Read more »