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What to Look for in a Medical Assistant Program

With the medical assistant career field projected to grow by 29 percent from 2012-2022, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it is no surprise that people are considering the opportunities that come with completing a medical assistant program. While many colleges offer training in medical assisting, it is important to determine if
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Medical Assistant Student Seeks Stability with Degree from Minnesota School of Business

Katie Savoie was working three jobs when she decided to go back to school so she would have more time to spend her with her family. Now she’s pursuing a medical assistant degree at the Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-Lakeville campus and says the flexibility allows her to maintain her jobs while she works toward
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Military Veteran Turned Medical Assistant Student Has High Hopes for His Future

Timothy Chelf says his biggest accomplishment so far is finishing his first quarter in the medical assistant program at the Minnesota School of Business–Lakeville campus. This was no small feat for the 32-year-old military veteran. After studying criminal justice while stationed in Germany about a decade ago, Timothy returned to school this past fall. He
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4 Tips on How to Turn a Career Fair into a Job

Many colleges host career fairs to benefit their students. You probably recognize the scene: a host of employers set up camp in the student commons and await the latest stellar resumes to fly into their zip code. The thing is: students don’t always stop by to take advantage of the event. Minnesota School of Business wants you to
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Medical Examiner Visits Hematology Class

Television shows such as “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” have fascinated viewers for years because of the excitement, adventure, and opportunity to play detective from the comfort of our own home. We watch the investigators look for clues, try to understand what the medical examiner is looking for during the autopsy, and attempt to solve the
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Play-Doh and Black Lights: Students Find Creative Ways to Teach Kids

It is sometimes difficult to know who has more fun with a service learning project: the college students who design and conduct it or the children who participate in it. It’s also tough to judge who learns more during the process. Elbow-deep in Play-Doh and black lights, medical assistant program students at Minnesota School of
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Can You Hear (and See) Me Now?

Medical assistant program students from Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center (MSB) joined nursing students from MSB-Richfield to apply the skills they’ve learned in the college classroom to an elementary school classroom. The students visited Northport Elementary School in Brooklyn Center and Meadow Lake Elementary School in New Hope and performed hearing and vision tests. Alicia Larson, medical assistant program
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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Medical Assistant?

Medical assistant careers involve working one on one with physicians to help coordinate patient care. Taking vital signs, setting up minor surgical procedures (cyst removal, circumcision, vasectomy, mole removal, etc.), and patient follow-up care are essential features of the job. You can find medical assistants in clinical settings, some physical therapy offices, and some research
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Is Your Phone Harboring E. Coli?

When you pick up an object, do you think about how many germs you are coming into contact with?  What if you come into contact with that object multiple times in a day?  Inevitably, an individual will pick up these germs because they are impossible to avoid. Medical assistant program students in the Microbiology and Urinalysis
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Curbing Muscle Abuse: Electrolux Health Fair Puts Students to Work

Everyone knows that factory work is hard work that includes repetitive motion and long hours standing on your feet. That is one reason why the Electrolux appliance factory in St. Cloud, Minn., hosts a health fair each year for its employees, their families and retired workers. And each year, the business asks Minnesota School of Business (MSB)
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