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Updated 1 day ago

refresher course - 18 Replies

Hello my name is Ali Ayala and I'm interested in taking your M.A refresher course.


Updated 5 days ago

CCMA vs. CMA - 12 Replies

[QUOTE who="JOYFED in East Providence, Rhode Island"]Your are properly one of the first people that got this right. I am a CCMA which is a certified...


Updated 6 days ago

Is Medical Career Specialists a rip off unaccredited school? HELP - 4 Replies

Erudite Nursing school AKA Medical career specialist are a complete scam! Do not waste your money. They lure students in with dreams of accelerated...


Updated 21 days ago

Phlebotomy Externship - 6 Replies

I just finished a phlebotomy training over a month ago and still waiting to do my externship. I want to do my externship ASAP. If anyone could me let...


Updated 1 month ago

I have A felony - 166 Replies

i'm enduring this same situation and it's as though it sticks with you for the rest of your life i wonder is there any such thing as a second chance...


Updated 1 month ago

medical assistant is a stupid career - 1988 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jazmin in Houston, Texas"]I went to school for medical assistant I waste my time, any body out there just go on for nursing.[/QUOTE] ...


Lpn/medical billing

I have previous office management experience, but, am looking for a career change. The obvious thought was billing and coding, however it appears...

M3693 in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 1 month ago

Medical Assistant Externship - 104 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...

lbleeman in Covington, Virginia

Updated 1 month 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...

Student2019 in Brooklyn, 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...

jidlv in Edinburg, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

No Jobs, School was a waste of time - 112 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...

real in Mays Landing, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

Problems faced by Medical Assistant - 169 Replies

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

Leoncita in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 3 months ago

Should I go for the medical assistant program? - 87 Replies

Ok here's the situation- I'm going back to school for the second time. I start next month, but I haven't registered yet. I'm 26 but there's nothing I...

Carmenj in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

National Healthcareer Association for MA Certification - 319 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...

Becky in Hamilton, Ohio

Recertification after 20 years

I graduated from the school of medical and dental technology in 1995. I took the test to be an RMA. I worked in the field for 3 years and I have not...

tamika_waters in Decatur, Georgia

Updated 5 months ago

are there any travel agents that hire medical assistance to travel around the country. - 52 Replies

I have been a medical assistance for approx. 3 years. I would like to find a company that hire medical assistance to travel as they do the RN with...

Danielle Miniaci in Jacksonville, Florida

Medical assistant grads

I completed a med assistant program but couldnt afford to get to externship site no help from school now they wont release any records that i...

Lisa Morris in North Carolina

Medical Assistant

I wanted to know who and where they offer medical Assistan refresher course


Medical Assistant

I wanted to know who and where they offer medical Assistan refresher course

Danielle Miniaci in Jacksonville, Florida

Med assistant coach ertification

Once youv finished your med assistant training program can you use your signed off extern ship papers as proof of grad to be eligible to take nha...


Need a refresher course for medical assistance

I worked for a dermatologist for 16 years never had time off to renew my license i quit my job i would love to continue but i need to renew

Alex in Katy, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

Refresher Course - 153 Replies

Hi, I have been a medical assistant for many years. Graduated with an associates degree. Have been out of the field for a few years and am now...

Diana in Spring Hill, Florida

Updated 6 months ago

medical assistants do not get paid what they supposed to be paid - 34 Replies

i have been in the medical assistant field for more than 20yrs. and i still get the salary of a graduate. all medical assistant salaries are no more...

Staci in Boca Raton, Florida

Updated 6 months ago

MA's - 1 Reply

i talked to my school they told me MA's and RN's are mostly the same so i took the MA classes, well now im enrolled im not sure what exactly MA's do....

Jess12 in Jeffersonville, Indiana

11 Week MA Program?

Hello all, I'm doing some research into schools, and trying to figure out what's good. I came across Kentucky School of Phlebotomy....

Amber in Seattle, Washington

Updated 6 months ago

medical assistant jobs - 60 Replies

i went to school for medical assistant and graduated in may 2008 and still can't find a job. they all wan't experienced or certified thru the AAMA...


If I do great in school and has a 4.0 with my grade and do good in my externship.

Will I still get a diploma from my school since I have a 4.0 g.p.a., however I didn't pass my ncct exam, does it matter?

Tenesha Bryant in New York, New York

Updated 7 months ago

Must have 1 year experience and speak Spanish - 11 Replies

I just completed my 160 hours externship for medical assistant. No openings at my externship cite. Everywhere you look on line for jobs they...

Lonnet Roddy in Leland, North Carolina


I have 15 years experience as a CMA in both front and back office. But because I could not find employment and had to work other jobs for a couple...

Ashleyb103 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Is medical assistant worth it? HELLLPPPPP!!!!!

I want to know is being a medical assistant worth it? Is it a good entry level medical career or no? I currently work at a hospital in Fort...

Alexia in Mobile, Alabama

New Grad Medical Assistant

I’ve recently graduated from a 8 month program and completed my externship and I unfortunately didn’t get hired. I’m currently looking for a full...

Michelle in York, Pennsylvania

Updated 8 months ago

HELPPPPPPP MEEEEEE lol im going brain hurts!! lol - 33 Replies

I AM STARTing school to become an MA..ive been reading negative and positive feedback about this career. i go to medvance institute in...

lilylove in Panorama City, California

Updated 9 months ago

Do medical assistants make enough money to live on or not nearly enough? - 3 Replies

I am attending college for a medical assistant and from the looks of things on here I won't be makeing any money. I need some advice on this topic...

Shibuya in New Port Richey, Florida

Anyone A Cancer Registrar?

Hi, I am taking courses at AHIMA to get my CTR, and am hoping I can bounce some questions off current CTRs. Anyone out there?? ;) Thank...

Ashley in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 9 months ago


I am a Hospital Corpsman with nearly 7 years experience in the Navy. I've done countless IV's, blood draws, finger sticks, EKG's, minor surgical...

KM in Houston, Texas

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...

sadma in Evans, Georgia

Updated 10 months ago

i can't find i job as medical assisntat help please - 76 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...

KCCMA in Akron, Ohio

CCMA without a degree?

Is it possible to get hired if your certified but don't have the degree or diploma to go with it?

minni in Stockton, California

Updated 11 months ago

CMA or RN - 46 Replies

I have been reading this forum for a few weeks now and I am worried that I am making the wrong choice. I am starting my A.A.S in Medical Assisting...

Justine in Midlothian, Virginia

Updated 12 months ago

History of working in dermatology-should I go to school for CMA?-Serious answers please - 1 Reply

I'm starting a new job next week with a dermatology office on the clinical side. They also offer cosmetic procedures. The office will pay for online...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 14 months ago

Can you get a job if you are not certified? - 24 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. ...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 15 months ago

Which one do you think is better...Medicla Assistant or Pahrmacy Technician in California? - 5 Replies

Hello to all, I am in need of some advise. I want to take a course either Medical Assistant or Pharmacy Technician to better my skills and to make...

mary in Frederick, Maryland

Updated 15 months ago

iam a Img lookin for a medical assistant job - 9 Replies

hello, iam a Doctor looking for a medical assistant job, i speak espanish/English and also i have a lotto skill in the medical field Can somebody...

Myrnamouse in Oakland, California

Updated 16 months ago

Over 50 and can't find a job in Vegas - 60 Replies

I went to school to become a CMA. What they didn't tell me was it seems like no one wants someone who's over 50. It's all about the money. When I...

NeoTrex in North Versailles, Pennsylvania

Medical Assistant Certification Background Check?

Hi. What kind of background check does the AAMA do for the CMA (medical assistant certification) exam? Thanks for the replies in advance.

B_lynn in Illinois

How will a CNA and CMA help me?

I am planning on graduating high school with my CNA, CMA, and Phlebiologist certificate. Will that help me in becoming a registered nurse or going on...

Chemcool in California

Is medical assisting worth it?

Currently, I'm making a stable income with paid benefits and overtime opportunities. I am by no means rich but I feel extremely fortunate. I have...

Hopeful One in Georgia

Updated 19 months ago

certified medical assistant - 1167 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...

HausStaff in Detroit, Michigan

Opportunity for Clinical Providers as EHR Consultants

Hello all, I work with a company that is currently seeking RNs, MAs, and other clinical professionals to staff an upcoming project this November...

Obinna in Orange, California

Updated 20 months ago

what are the options International Medical Graduate Looking For a Job while preparing for USMLE - 6 Replies

Hello, im an international medical graduate, im in the process of getting my ECFMG certification, i´m looking for a Job, and would like to know what...

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