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Be true to you

Updated 3 days ago

medical assistant is a stupid career - 1919 Replies

Well put my friend, well said!!!!


Updated 3 days ago

Refresher Course - 143 Replies

[QUOTE who="tamar in Boston, Massachusetts"]Shannon,there are no refresher courses. IT JUST PROVES THAT ALL THEY WANT IS TO TAKE YOUR MONEY,AND LEAVE...


Updated 5 days ago

Medical Assistant Jobs - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ambrosa in Plant City, Florida"]I have recently got my certification for MA from the NCCT but every job I apply for they want the...


Updated 27 days ago

Should I go for the medical assistant program? - 82 Replies

I think they are they are ripping you off if you make 11. I'm making 16+ and I'm not certified.


Updated 28 days ago

Certified Medical Assistant (Billing and Coding) School Mistakes!!! PART 1 - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="adeliaklemas@*****.*** in Bronx, New York"]I don't know how to ask on this forum, but I am thinking about becoming a medical coder and...

Graduated from Asa in 2004 in Astoria, New York

Updated 2 months ago


Its funny how enthusiastic I was about ASA INSTITIUTE just a month ago, SMDH.... My medical terminology teacher complains about the book not having...

tawandabrooks05@*****.*** in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

Medical Assistant Externship - 100 Replies

I am looking for any clinic or medical office that is willing to accept me to do my externship. I have had one interview and when that was over I...

Patricia Brown in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Updated 2 months ago



Kay in Chester, Montana

Updated 2 months ago

Can you get a job if you are not certified? - 14 Replies

THe local university has a continuing ed dept that offers a 3 month medical assisting program and then they place you in an externship after that. ...

G in El Paso, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

I have A felony - 137 Replies

I graduated from school to become a medical assistant but i caught a felony case it not a violent or drug case but a theft case i dont know what to...

Laura in Haverhill, Massachusetts

What Else Can MA's Do?

I've been a CMA for 3+ years, performing the traditional clinical/administrative duties for a primary care office. I'm just wondering what other...

SnowyOwl80 in Syracuse, New York

Kaplan Graduates from their Medical Assistant program?

Are there any actual graduates from Kaplan's MA program (certification since they do not offer it as a degree anymore)that has successfully obtained...

Scott J in Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Updated 4 months ago

No Jobs, School was a waste of time - 111 Replies

Where are all the jobs, I did my best in school GPA 4.0 for nothing sent out my resume to everywhere and no luck. The certification process took so...

mpetleski in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 4 months ago

i can't find i job as medical assisntat help please - 74 Replies

i have just recently graduated as a medical assistant a few months ago i can't find a job they always want medical assistants with experience i only...

JLB in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 5 months ago

National Healthcareer Association for MA Certification - 298 Replies

I currently work as a medical assistant and want to get another job but need certification. Has anyone heard of or had dealings with National...

Michele Tedhams

Updated 5 months ago

refresher course - 10 Replies

is there any refresher coarses for medical assistant or phlebotomist and can you become certified after not recertifing after all those years

Trina in Norfolk, Virginia in Baltimore, Maryland

refresher courses in medical assistant and be coming cma

I have been out of medical assistant field for 12 years. I just wanted to know if there was courses to help me to be come a certified medical...

NMTTA in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 5 months ago


I was employed in an Emergency Room for 3 years as Ward Clerk...I LOVED it! Now I am thinking of Certification as Medical Assistant. Can someone...

adam in Gastonia, North Carolina

Updated 6 months ago

Interview Preparation - 77 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming medical assistant interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

adam in Gastonia, North Carolina

Updated 6 months ago

Medical Assistant Careers - 1 Reply

I am currently in school right now working on a medical assistant degree. I was wondering what career paths I could go down/how to advance this...

adam in Gastonia, North Carolina

Updated 6 months ago

Problems faced by Medical Assistant - 168 Replies

Hello All, You all can share your problems faced in the profession of Medical Assistant.

sandy .. in Orlando, Florida

Updated 6 months ago

Does anyone know staffing agency for a medical assistants that willing to hire entry level - 98 Replies

I graduated in 06 as a medical assistant and still can't land a job. Everyone is looking for certified or 1 yr experience so it's very hard. I'm just...

CJ Instructor in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

MA Looking to Transition Into a New Field - 1 Reply

I'm currently an MA certified through the NHA looking into going back to school for a different career in health care. Right now I'm working full...

CJ Instructor in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

Can medical assistants opt to just work weekends while going back to college? - 1 Reply

I'm currently going to school to be a medical assistant but I don't want that to be my career forever. There's a very high chance I'll want to go...

CJ Instructor in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Medical Assistant Program Mistakes!!!! Part 2

7. Don't wait too long after school to get certified. 8. If you graduated from a program and not working after paying all that loan money You need...

Sharon13 in Berkeley, California

Medical Assistant Tutor needed

I am looking for a tutor who has experience in the medical field. Preferably someone who is currently working as an MA or RN. I'm looking for in...

Sharon13 in Berkeley, California

Medical Assistant Tutor needed

I am looking for a tutor who has experience in the medical field. Preferably someone who is currently working as an MA or RN. I'm looking for in...

Jim in Houston, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

Has anyone heard about a Specialty Certified Medical Assistant? - 12 Replies

There has been a recent buzz about this new certification where you can become a specialty CMA or SCMA. Has anyone heard about them and what...

Teshika Hill in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 8 months ago

need a job or externship - 45 Replies

i am in need of a medical assistant positon. i worked for 9 yrs and then havnt for 8. trying to find work anywhere or gain experience through an...

Ebony in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Updated 9 months ago

Medical Assistant Jon postings - 4 Replies

Hi, saw a medical assistant position recently that says is a preferred qualification. However, understanding of vitals and medical office is...

ROBIN in Atlanta Ga in Florida

Updated 9 months ago


Hello everyone, I'm a recent graduate of a Medical Assisting degree program and plan on taking my exam in a few weeks. Everywhere I look says "No new...

Lora Jennings in Scurry, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Questions asked on job interview for medical assistant - 84 Replies

I graduate in Oct. and I want to be ready for those hard questions that you all have been asked on your interviews

anonymous in Fontana, California

Updated 10 months ago

Does Volunteering Help You Land A Medical Assistant Job? - 9 Replies

I took medical assisting training a few years ago and I have wanted to get into the field since I graduated but no one hires new grads. Now that I am...

Running1987 in Springfield, Massachusetts

Question about being a medical assistant?

Currently work as a counselor at a local hospital part time. Make about $20 an hour. The role as a counselor is a small field for those with a...

maria in Fontana, California

Updated 11 months ago

no one dont hire you only if u 2-3 yrs.experince in medical assistant - 32 Replies

how is it that these school's train you to be a medical assistant and then promise you a job afterwards .and when you graduate you have no job no...

RunnerDude78 in Charlottesville, Virginia

Updated 11 months ago

Medical Assistant SALARY - 2 Replies

Hi I would like to know what is the actual true salary range of medical assistants, registered make annually who live in Los Angeles. Please advise.

Running1987 in Waterbury, Connecticut

Need advice should I go for my MA or focus on Nursing

Hi, currently trying to find full time work and get myself in a position where can work during the day or night go to evening classes. I don't have a...

Brit Brit123 in atlanta, Georgia

Updated 13 months ago

MA Interview Decision/Info Appreciated - 3 Replies

I recently graduated from the ma program, just had my very first interview. I didn't know I was being interviewed for either the front or back office...

alphagravity in Brooklyn, New York

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Kymm in Toledo, Ohio

Updated 14 months ago

Question for people who have taken the AAMA exam - 2 Replies

I'm going to take the AAMA exam for the first time soon. If you have taken it, can you give me advice on what was on it that surprised you and what...

Medical Career Specialists in Pensacola, Florida

Updated 14 months ago

Is Medical Career Specialists a rip off unaccredited school? HELP - 3 Replies

They said they are accredited through the NHA but they have no corporate office and there is one female that answers...

teresab46 in Memphis, Tennessee

Updated 14 months ago

Seeking a Medical/Patient Care Assistant Jobs - 1 Reply

Hey, I am currently seeking Medical assistant/Patient Care Assistant jobs. I have experience from being on extern at Regional One Health in the...

Rosa Luz in Tijuana, Mexico

Updated 14 months ago

What happened to Pacific College of Med Assistants in San Diego, CA? - 114 Replies

I am a 1978 graduate of Pacific College of Medical and Dental Assistants in San Diego, CA. My last name while attending the college was Labate. I...

Linda in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 15 months ago

Can I still get certified in medical assisting if I used to do this as a profession.... - 2 Replies

So please don't judge me. I am 20 years old and when I turned 18 I was an adult actress in hardcore movies...I heard that for medical assisting they...

EJ1234 in Saint Paris, Ohio

What is the correlation between education and starting wages?

Hello, I'm currently on my 2nd semester of college studying allied health with a concentration in medical assisting. The program is different from...

Holding in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Updated 16 months ago

certified medical assistant - 1164 Replies

i got certified and no one wants to hire you because you don't have a year's experience. This is very disappointing to find out I went to school for...

lucytorres559@*****.*** in Colorado

ma wages

Hi I been at my job for 3yrs no salerie increase .we have no retirement no health Ins .so I get pd $14 hr . We are 3 people in office Dr myself &...

Chrystal W. in Du Bois, Pennsylvania

Updated 17 months ago

Should Medical Assistants have a Lincense to practice under their scope of practice? - 97 Replies

I was on another web site tonight and came across someone that was wanting start a petition to have Medical Assistants should be lincensed to...

Jennifer82 in Statesboro, Georgia

Updated 17 months ago

Medical assistant - 35 Replies

I have recently graduated from pioneer pacific. Seeking for a job that requires no experience besides my extern. I might not have a lot of...

Healthcareer in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 18 months ago

Startng an IV - 1 Reply

Hello all, I am new to this site but I am glad I found it. I was just wondering if anyone knows whether or not a CMA can start an iv in NJ. If so,...

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