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Sharlene in Florida

Medical Administration billing and coding

I'm looking for tips I've always been a terrible interviewer:

Sunny Shines in Flushing, New York

Medical Assistant Job Availability

Is there a high unemployment rate for CMA? I'm thinking about studying to get certified. It seems to be very competitive for jobs and I'm worried I...

Sunny Shines in Flushing, New York

Medical Assistant Job Availability

Is there a high unemployment rate for CMA? I'm thinking about studying to get certified. It seems to be very competitive for jobs and I'm worried I...

OutOfLuck in Tampa, Florida

Updated 19 months ago



Alderia in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 19 months ago

NCCT certification for Medical Assistant - 1 Reply

I just got certified through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)for Medical Assistant and my question is has anyone had a problem with...

Rena in Starkville, Mississippi

Updated 19 months ago

Problems faced by Medical Assistant - 168 Replies

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

slatermandy66 in Concord, California

starting MA school / have a misdemeanor on record for false prescription drug

Hi, I am in the process of starting MA school and a few things are on my mind... #1. I have a misdemeanor from 2014 for a false prescription drug (...

Kelly Walter in Festus, Missouri

Updated 20 months ago




Medical assistant question on accreditation ABHES

Tomorrow I am meeting with a college regarding a medical assistant program. I searched online and on the CAAHEP website the college was not listed...

Brittany in Surrey, British Columbia

Updated 21 months ago

Interview Preparation - 78 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?

wowpeople suck in Smyrna, Georgia

Updated 21 months ago

i can't find i job as medical assisntat help please - 75 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...

GooseyLoose in Portland, Oregon

Updated 22 months ago

Medical Assistant Jobs - 2 Replies

I have recently got my certification for MA from the NCCT but every job I apply for they want the certification through AAMA and its difficult to...

Kaleisgreen in Canal Winchester, Ohio

Updated 23 months ago

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

I have worked and taught in the medical field and its about what you KNOW about your medical assistant program and WHAT you get when you...

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 26 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...

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...

adam in Gastonia, North Carolina

Updated 28 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...

sandy .. in Orlando, Florida

Updated 28 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 29 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 29 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 29 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 30 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 31 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...

Lora Jennings in Scurry, Texas

Updated 32 months ago

Questions asked on job interview for medical assistant - 83 Replies

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

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...

RunnerDude78 in Charlottesville, Virginia

Updated 34 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 35 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 36 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 36 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 36 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...

Linda in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 38 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...

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 39 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 40 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 40 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,...

Healthcareer in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 40 months ago

please advise, becoming a medical assistant - 3 Replies

Hello! I'm in the process of changing fields, from a certified nursing assistant, to medical assistant or administrative medical assistant. In...

CJ Instructor in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Technical School Education - Medical Assisting - Went and have nothing to show for it?

All programs are "sold" at technical schools with very little guarantee that the instructor or what is taught is what needed. A GREAT Medical...

Brandycareer in Dallas, Texas

Updated 41 months ago

Trying to find a good career that I wont be bored with? - 1 Reply

Currently I am going to a tech school to be a network specialist. I like it but at times its really boring and you just sit there and do nothing...I...

LH1993 in Catonsville, Maryland

Finding Medical Assistant

I would suggest trying a temp agency first simply because most places do not hire entry level MAs. Search Allied Health Temp Agencies and apply to...

Peggy629 in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 41 months ago

medical assistant wages - 200 Replies

i have been a certified medical assistant for over twenty years. i have not worked for the past three years due to medical problems. The company i...

norma in Mesquite, Texas

adding multiple employers to resume

I've been a medical assistant since 2007 and from then till now i have worked with 5 different clinic for different reasons like relocating due to my...

emilyrose1356 in Knoxville, Tennessee

Going back to school at Virginia College in Knoxville

So I'm think about going back to school for either Medical Assistant or Surgical Tech. I was wondering how the two are compareable. I was also...

Aisha in Sumter, South Carolina


So I'm 22 and I'm trying to get back into school to get my RN. There's not alot of schools where I live so I was looking at online classes just to...

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