Tag Archives: medical assisting

Medical Assisting Grad: ‘It was Money Well Spent’

When Globe University-Woodbury Director of Career Services, Rachel Morin, had to get surgery on her Achilles tendon at HealthPartners in St. Paul, Minnesota, she noticed the level of professionalism and care of her medical assist. It just so happened that the medical assistant was a 2013 graduate of the medical assisting (MA) program. Rachel said she
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Crazy for a Cause: Minnesota School of Business Participates in Polar Plunge

Let’s face it. Jumping into a hole in the ice during a record-breaking winter for low temperatures is, well, just crazy. But every year, that’s just what hundreds of people do at Pleasant Lake near Rockville, Minn., in order to support 7,800 Special Olympics athletes in Minnesota. Minnesota School of Business (MSB) medical assistant chair
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Become a Medical Assistant in 3 Steps

Many people consider earning a medical assistant degree because they have a passion for helping others, while others have heard about the promising job outlook for many healthcare careers. The medical assistant career field is expected to grow 29 percent through 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; that is an estimated 162,900
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This Instructor Could Save Your Life

Nothing can duplicate real-world, hands-on experience in one’s career. Instructors at Minnesota School of Business-Rochester epitomize this truth, and students attend our school for that very reason. Katie Snow, a medical assistant program faculty member, is one such instructor. Enjoy learning more about the value she provides in both the classroom and emergency medicine. It
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Healthy U, Healthy Us: Annual Health Fair A Huge Hit

The Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB) campus commons were bustling recently, as students in the health fitness, massage and medical assisting programs teamed up with the Minnesota School of Cosmetology (MSC) to educate the public on healthy lifestyles. Nearly 100 people attended during the 90-minute time frame, according to health fitness instructor Faith Faatz. Attendees
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6 Teachers Who Have Made a Difference

It’s safe to say there are many teachers in the world who make a difference. They come in all shapes and sizes, expertise and specialties, and level and location. As National Teacher Appreciation Week winds down, we at Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB) would like to take the time to honor some of the teachers
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How to Prepare Medical Assistants for Jobs

Staff and faculty at the Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center campus do their best to ensure that every graduate is fully prepared for the real world prior to graduation.  Alicia Larson, medical assistant program chair, wanted to give her students an extra boost, so she implemented two new activities into her Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
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Women’s Health 101: Spring Into Action

When CentraCare Health System sponsored its 12th Annual Women’s Health 101 exposition this spring, medical assistant associate degree students from Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud (MSB) were on hand to provide free blood pressure checks and education to nearly 500 participants. The primary goals, according to Robyn Lauermann, the instructor for the Patient Care Sciences
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Medical Assistant Students Teach Preschoolers Washy, Washy, Clean Song

With the flu season in full force, three medical assistant degree students from Minnesota School of Business visited a local preschool in hopes of teaching children how to properly wash their hands. This smart class of Patient Care Skills students knew better than to enter a gym full of preschoolers without a plan—they went armed
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Medical Externships Pave Path to Permanent Employment

Acquiring critical skills, especially in the health care setting, is a must when human lives are on the line. This training is not gained simply by reading books and taking tests; practical application in real medical settings is a necessity in order to graduate competent health care providers. Doing just that, quarter after quarter, one
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