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    Patient Gratitude My 91-year-old mother has been going to the same primary care doctor for 10 years. Over the years, the CMA (AAMA) at the office has become an important part of my mom’s care. Not only is she incredibly compassionate, friendly, and thorough, but she also has a knack for getting my mom to open up. Whenever the doctor asks my mom how she’s doing, she always says, “Fine.” But when the CMA (AAMA) talks with her, my mom often reveals how she’s really f...

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  • Holly Klingler, M.A., M.L.I.S., works in a library. But there is nothing quiet and contained about her day. Instead, she spends her hours darting between the needs of 540 libraries in northeast Ohio, providing training, leading discussions in strategic planning and teaching kids how to code. Klingler you might say is super librarian. Oh, and the classically trained philosopher also teaches online Bryant & Stratton students career development theory and practice. “I’m a bit of a...

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  • Kerry Barnard wants students to understand that as medical professionals, they will be bilingual. “The medical field has a language all its own,” he said. “For students to be successful, they’re going to have to be speaking to highly educated colleagues fluently in medical terminology.” That’s why in his class, AHLT100 Medical Terminology, he stresses that understanding a medical term on paper and being able to use it in conversation are two very different, ...

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  • In the fast-paced world of healthcare, the ability to handle multiple responsibilities is vital for just about every employee. Graduates of our Medical Assisting degree program gain the type of first-hand knowledge that make them indispensable to doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals and other areas within the field. Often job titles or responsibilities are broad because most professionals in this field provide a broad spectrum of services to their employer, including various administrativ...

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  • When a medical administrative assistant arrives at work each morning, they can be faced with gamut of tasks. These professionals can easily switch from administrative to clinical tasks throughout the day and their base of knowledge needs to be as wide as the field of duties they cover. Two courses help medical administrative assistants to stretch their overall knowledge and prepare them to better assist patients and doctors, said Jessica Bland, supportive care nurse practitioner and Bryant &...

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  • It took just sentence to change Robert Taylor’s life. At 36-years-old he was working for Tyson Foods, hanging live chickens on the processing line. He needed to take a vacation day but the forms in his building had run out. He went to HR to get one and offer to take more back to his building. The human resources agent blew him off and said he’d print them later. “He disrespected me. He could have taken 10 steps and given me that form,” Taylor said. “I wanted to c...

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  • Student and advisor review work

    Are you searching for a better career and life?

    Career LifePrep® can help you get there.

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  • Student searching for books in the library

    In 1854, this New York college changed everything. They’ve been changing lives ever since.


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  • Nurse providing care to a patient

    Where could you be in 18 months? Enjoying a new career as a nurse.

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  • Healthcare student looks into a microscope

    Now when you pursue a career in healthcare the jobs could soon be chasing you.

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