Category: Medical Assisting

Centura College Student Assists in Vaccine Effort

Centura College Richmond Metro student Catherine Walker begins administering COVID-19 vaccines after hands-on training from Centura College and virtual training from Walgreens. Written by Ashleen Brydum As the President of the United States has pledged to get 200 million vaccines in arms by his first 100 days in office,...
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Centura College Hosts 2020 Essential Career Training Expo

When the world hit pause, essential workers kept going. Learn what it takes to train for an Essential Healthcare or Skilled Trades Careers. Written by Jul DeGeus On Thursday, November 12, from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Centura College invites the community to attend their Essential Career Training Expo....
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Centura College Offers Essential Allied Health and Trades Career Training

Centura College continues to provide training in allied health and skilled trades fields, so graduates have the opportunity for employment in essential careers. Written by Jul DeGeus The United States has experienced the suspending of “non-essential” career markets in order to decelerate the circulation of COVID-19. With this deferral,...
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Centura College’s ‘Scope’ of Programs Expands

Limited-scope radiologic technology training is now an option with the existing Medical Assisting program at Centura Virginia Beach. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College’s Virginia Beach campus is now offering a Medical Assistant with Limited-Scope Radiologic Technology program. This program will be offered alongside the campus’s existing training: Medical...
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Centura Richmond Grad Finds Position with Duke Clinical Research Institute

It’s always fulfilling to see one of our Centura College students graduate and find employment in their chosen field of study.  Today’s spotlight features just that: Centura Richmond graduate, Sten Harris. Initially, Sten went to school in North Carolina with aspirations of becoming a veterinarian assistant.  Eventually, he decided...
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Newport News Celebrates First Phlebotomy Graduates

On December 7th, 2015, the Peninsula campus launched their first phlebotomy course. A six week course fast paced, with a load of information. Everyone was excited. The phlebotomy students endured the rigorous course, persevered, and finally completed the main objective, which was to pass their certification. When test time...
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Do You Need Training to Be a Medical Assistant?

Do You Need Training to Be a Medical Assistant? Changing careers in today’s economy can be a scary and difficult process for anyone, but when a job doesn’t pay enough to support a family anymore, that change becomes necessity. Increasing pay without increasing hours spent at a job can...
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How to Become a Medical Assistant in 15 Months or Less

How to Become a Medical Assistant in 15 Months or Less! Big changes are under way in American society. Citizens are aging. And, as they do, they will require more medical care and attention. Their increasing needs alone are driving the promising future of health care job opportunities. Ranking...
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Is Tech Making the Medical Assisting Field Better or Worse?

Is Technology Making the Medical Assisting Field Better or Worse? Medical Assistants come from all backgrounds – working single mom or dad, high school grad or GED, and just about anyone unhappy with their income or insecure about their future. Among the attractions is the promise of solid money and increasing...
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