5 Reasons Employers Should Invest in NHA’s Healthcare Staffing Solutions

The healthcare industry continues to face a shortage of qualified providers. Hospital administrators have the unfathomably difficult job of maintaining sufficient healthcare staffing levels in a high-pressure environment with complex regulations and budget constraints. 

  • August 3, 2023 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

5 Ways NHA Medical Assistant Resources Can Elevate Your MA Program

As a dedicated educator, you understand the challenges of providing your medical assistant students the best education. Limited resources and ever-evolving industry demands can often make it challenging to meet the high standards set by the healthcare field.  

  • August 3, 2023 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Four Trends in Medical Assisting

As a health sciences educator, you know how important it is to align your program with the latest industry trends and developments. By keeping up with industry advancements, you can provide the most relevant and up-to-date information to best prepare your students for their future as medical assistants. 

  • July 25, 2023 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Three Ways to Advance Your Medical Assistant Training Program to Meet 21st-Century Learning

Today’s medical assistant (CCMA) is challenged with an onslaught of information and more regularly challenged to solve increasingly complex issues than ever before.

  • August 29, 2022 |
  • Liz Botts

Three Ways to Prepare Medical Assistant Students for the Workforce

Preparing students for today’s healthcare workforce goes beyond basic clinical and classroom instruction. Healthcare training encompasses so much more than thoroughly preparing allied healthcare students for their careers. The best clinical knowledge is essential of course, but they also need hard-to-teach skills like teamwork and communication, not to mention resources on how even to FIND the right job and prepare for interviews. 

  • August 16, 2022 |
  • Karen Schotanus

Top skills you need to be an effective Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical administrative assistants (CMAAs) work directly with their patients every day and make a real difference in the quality of care their patients receive. These allied health professionals perform administrative tasks that help healthcare offices run smoothly, and play an important role in the patient experience as they are usually the patient’s first point of contact.

Here are some of the top skills employers seek to succeed as a medical administrative assistant.

 Ready to master the technical and job-ready knowledge that’s demanded in this important healthcare role? MA SkillsBuilder™: Admin can help develop key skills to handle front and back-office responsibilities.

  • May 13, 2022 |
  • National Healthcareer Association

CCMA vs. CMAA: What's the difference and why get both?

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) are credentials that show employers that you’re qualified to fill the role of a medical assistant or medical administrative assistant. However, there are distinct differences between these two NHA certifications — and strong reasons to achieve both.

  • May 9, 2022 |
  • National Healthcareer Association



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