Your Guide to Medical Coding and ICD-10

Medical Coding: What You Need to Know There are few industries out there that are growing as fast as the health care sector. And within health care, a handful of specific careers are exploding in terms of growth. Medical assisting is one such example. As of now, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that […]

Medical Assistant Jurisdiction and Scope of Practice

Stay in Your Lane: Medical Assistant Scope of Practice and Jurisdiction Are you considering becoming a medical assistant? Or, maybe you’re wrapping up an educational program as we speak. Whether you’re just getting started or about to enter the job market, medical assisting is an exciting, rewarding, and highly in demand occupation. There’s no question […]

Phlebotomy vs. Medical Assisting: Which Should You Choose?

Should You Become a Phlebotomist or a Medical Assistant? You’ve decided to embark on a career in the health care field. Congratulations! There’s nothing quite as rewarding as working with patients in a clinical setting. When you see people come in suffering from an illness, receive the care that they need, and go home feeling […]

Finding the Best Medical Assisting Externship

How to Find the Right Medical Assisting Externship for You As you’re finishing up with the didactic portion of your medical assistant training, you might be wondering what’s next. You know that you’ll need to study for and pass one of the major medical assisting exams such as the American Association of Medical Assistants’ (AAMA) […]

The Top 12 Medical Scheduling Software Programs for Medical Assistants

Medical Scheduling Software: Our List of the Top 12 Programs If you’re currently attending school to become a medical assistant, there are a few things you ought to keep in mind. First, remember that you’ll need to engage in some medical assisting test prep once you’ve finished up your course of study, so that you […]

What Should Your Medical Assistant Resume Include?

How to Write a Medical Assistant Resume In the current job market, finding a career that includes an excellent employment outlook isn’t easy. Couple this with a desire for a job that’s engaging, rewarding, and challenging, and you’ll find that there aren’t a ton of options available. In fact, you might be wondering whether there […]

What Does A Medical Assistant Do?

Becoming a Medical Assistant: What Do Medical Assistants Do? As the economy continues to recover from the Great Recession of 2008, many industries are either shrinking or growing at a slower than average rate. If you’re thinking about a new career, it’s important to choose an occupation with a solid employment outlook for the next […]

Top 10 Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant in 2018

Why Medical Assisting: The Top 10 Reasons to Become a Medical Assistant in 2018 There’s no question: choosing the right career can be a real challenge. You may have heard the old statistic claiming that the average person will change careers seven times throughout the course of their life. In fact, though, this number is […]

Career Paths for Medical Assistants

Becoming a Medical Assistant: Which Career Path is Right for You? If you’ve just started using the ScopeNote’s medical assistant study guide or have decided to take the plunge and enroll in school, congratulations! You’ve made an excellent career choice. Working as a medical assistant can make for a truly rewarding career. You have the […]

Top Professional Organizations for Certified Medical Assistants

What are the Best Organizations to Join if you are a Certified Medical Assistant? Becoming a certified medical assistant makes for an exciting career opportunity. You have the opportunity to work alongside leading medical professionals in a variety of specialty fields. As a certified medical assistant, you’ll work to provide patients with top quality care […]