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MA SkillsBuilder: Clinical — NHA's solution for MA skills gap

Editor's Note: This is the second in a three-part series that focuses on MA SkillsBuilder: Clinical, a new product to launch in February 2022.

Choosing to enter the medical assistant profession is an inspirational move that illustrates heart, compassion, and care for the individuals around you and those who live in your community. The medical assistant role, though — as any MA will tell you — is a difficult one. It requires perseverance and a skills mastery that only time and dedication can solidify. 

  • November 22, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Beating Burnout: Overcoming MA Staffing Shortages With Career Ladder Programs and More

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of three articles that focuses on medical assistant recruitment and retention. Later articles will reveal information about a new product due to launch in February 2022 — MA SkillsBuilder: Clinical.

Since COVID-19 vaccine distribution began in the United States on Dec. 14, 2020*, more than 427 million doses have been given with about 192 million people fully vaccinated. Still, healthcare employers are squeezed for well-trained allied health professionals, especially qualified medical assistants.

  • November 9, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Technician Recognition is on the Rise

Editor's Note: Pharmacy Technician Day is Oct. 19! The following editorial was written by Jessica Langley-Loep, executive director of education and advocacy at NHA, on her recent attendance of the NCPA Annual Convention and in celebration of Pharmacy Technician Day.

  • October 18, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Apple Valley High CTE Program: Persistence Pays Off

CTE Teacher Builds Region’s First Certified Medical Assistant Path for High School Students 

  • October 13, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

In Their Own Words: NHA Career Bridge Scholarship Winners Share Their Stories

Oluwafemi Awomoyi, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

As an immigrant from Nigeria, Africa, seeing my people die from diseases that are preventable or even insignificant to the Western world was always a difficult pill for me to swallow. In one fateful weekend during my teenage years, I lost my three-year-old cousin. She died of pneumonia. I can still picture her twin brother crying inconsolably, witnessing his best friend weak and gasping for air before she died. She could have survived with just a simple shot of the pneumococcal vaccine. That day, as I was feeling angry at the world, I decided that I would go the distance to prevent other unnecessary losses of life. I would become a renowned physician.

  • September 29, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

The Female Frontline: How Healthcare Is Affected by the "She-cession"

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many essential healthcare workers—primarily women—to leave the workforce. This has brought up gender equality issues in the workplace, and many employers are taking action.

  • September 15, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Post-Pandemic Future is Bright for Technicians

Tapping pharmacy technicians as immunizers opens up greater visibility and new source of health care labor.

  • August 25, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

ORCA Program: Paving the Path for Online CTE Success

Oregon Charter Academy Creates Online Medical Assisting Program That Serves Students State-wide

  • August 4, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

NHA’s PersonAbility™ Achieves ACPE Continuing Education Accreditation

The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) has achieved programmatic accreditation for continuing education from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education for their soft skills training program, PersonAbility™. Accredited to provide nine hours of continuing education (0.9 CEUs) for both certified pharmacy technicians and pharmacists, PersonAbility™ provides essential soft skills training to improve communication techniques, critical thinking skills, and professionalism.   

  • August 3, 2021 |
  • Jessica Langley

2021 Industry Outlook: Trends Impacting Allied Health Professionals

NHA's 2021 Industry Outlook shares the trends impacting some of the most in-demand allied health professions. In this year's research, NHA collected insights and data from employers of allied health professionals, digging deeper to understand what they seek in candidates, what these professionals’ daily work looks like, and what traits and skills make them most successful in their roles. Download a copy or read on to learn more about this report.

  • July 14, 2021 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Now live! The 2021 edition of access™

In writing the 2021 edition of access™: an allied health industry journal, it was not lost on us that the healthcare industry, and specifically those working on the front lines, had just gone through what might have been the most challenging year in their careers.

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  • July 14, 2021 |
  • Jessica Langley
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Beating Burnout: Overcoming MA Staffing Shortages With Career Ladder Programs and More

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