Students interested in a career as a registered nurse or certified medical assistant should be prepared to encounter a wide variety of patients with many different symptoms and complaints. Nurses are most often the first point of contact for incoming patients, and are responsible for intake,…

A new study by the Women’s College Hospital in Toronto has revealed that women who suffer from mental disabilities are more likely to experience abuse from a partner than women who were not limited by a psychological, emotional or mental health condition.1 This study was published in the BioMed…

How a woman’s diet affects her unborn child has been the focus of studies for decades. Doctors, registered nurses and medical assistants have long counseled pregnant patients on the proper diet to keep the baby healthy. But for the first time research into this integral element of childhood…

Kassandra Becerra, aged 21, is coming to the end of the Medical Assisting program at our Mesquite, TX, campus. Having completed her classes, Kassandra is about to go out on her six week externship in the field. She enrolled and started the program in June last year.
What made you choose Medical…

The study of obstetrics and gynecology is a vital health care field and more doctors are relying on medical assistants and nurse practitioners to meet with and counsel female patients on proper baby care and personal health. One career path for students interested in treating women is to work…

Ivan Grijalva is a Dental Assisting Instructor at our Tucson campus. Born & raised in Tucson, this is Ivan’s first teaching post after 8 years working as a Dental Assistant and Dental Technician. Ivan joined our faculty in October last year.
To get us started Ivan, tell us a little about your…

Medical students interested in a career focused on brain health and the effects of stroke should be aware that stroke claims the lives of nearly 130,000 Americans every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This fact means that on average, one person dies every four…