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Qualities a Medical Assistant Should Have

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Medical Assisting

Qualities a Medical Assistant Should Have

Qualities a Medical Assistant Should Have | Centura College

Do you have the qualities that make a good medical assistant?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Medical Assistant often takes vitals and patient history, helps physicians with examinations, administers patient injections (as directed by a physician), schedules patient appointments and assists in drawing and preparing blood for laboratory tests.  Note that all of these duties involve patient interaction.  If you’re considering a career in the Allied Health Care Industry as a Medical Assistant, then you probably love the idea of helping others and providing comfort and care in what, in some cases, is not a very comfortable situation.  This career is not for everyone.  You must have a level of compassion and care giving that far exceeds the common soul.  When discussing health care, most people will automatically assume you are speaking of doctors or even nurses, however, medical assistants are quickly becoming an integral part of the health care system and the level of care and administrative support they provide often makes all the difference to a patients experience and comfort level.  So if you’re considering a career as a Medical Assistant, here is a short list of the qualities a medical assistant should have in order to ensure a long, successful and rewarding career in the allied health care industry. …Read More Here

Citizenship Day and Constitution Week at Virginia Beach Campus

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Centura College

Virginia Beach Campus Citizenship Day and Constitution Week

Citizenship Day and Constitution Week | Centura College

Citizenship Day and Constitution Week | Centura College

The Virginia Beach Campus of Centura College observed its U.S. Citizenship Day and Constitution Week, September 17 through 23, 2013, commemorating the original signing of the U.S. Constitution  in Independence Hall,   Philadelphia, on September 17, 1787.  Our educational program was designed to teach our students, faculty and staff more about the history of our single most important document of self-government in the United States.  Throughout the week, there were numerous learning opportunities for everyone to explore the U.S. Constitution and win prizes! …Read More Here

Medical Assisting as a Career Choice – Infographic

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting as a Career Infographic

Medical Assisting as a Career – medical assistants complete administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners. Their duties vary with the location, specialty, and size of the practice. Most medical assistants work in physicians’ offices and other healthcare facilities and most work full time. …Read More Here

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Online Accounting Degree Prepares You For The Working World

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Online

Online Accounting Degree Prepares You For The Working World

Online Accounting Degree Prepares You For The Working World | Centura College

Earn your online degree in as little as 15 months!

Do you enjoy working with large data sets?  Does the thought of complex spreadsheet construction and analysis excite you?  If so, then a career in accounting might be just what you are looking for.  Businesses of all sizes and from all industries require someone with a certain knack for and skill set in accounting to help them run their business efficiently and profitably.  Debits and credits, balance sheets and trial balances, payroll processing, financial reporting and budgeting are all a part of the accounting world.  And an online accounting degree can help you get started in this field sooner than you might think! …Read More Here

Centura College Named Military Friendly School

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Military Friendly School

Centura College Named Military Friendly School

Centura College Named Military Friendly School

Centura College Named a 2104 Military Friendly School

The 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools is posted and Centura College made the list!  Making the list of Military Friendly schools is an important achievement that we are very proud of.  It confirms that Centura College works hard to make sure our active duty and veteran students feel at home on campus and that they have a host of services available to them through a full time, dedicated Veteran and Active Duty Student Representative staff member.

The list of military friendly schools was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 10,000, VA Approved Schools throughout the United States.  The survey results were independently tested by Ernst & Young LLP and based upon the weightings and methodology established by Victory Media.  Each year, schools taking the survey are held to a higher standard than the previous year via improved methodology, criteria and weightings developed with the assistance of an Academic Advisory Board (AAB) consisting of educators from schools across the country. …Read More Here

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