Category: Medical Assisting

Medical Assistant Career Guide – Traits, Training, Jobs

Aug 09 2019

Wondering how to know if Medical Assisting is right for you? Curious where Medical Assistant can work? Read this complete guide to find answers to all this and more!

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10 Gifs Medical Assistants Can Relate To

May 17 2019

Being a Medical Assistant is a great career! You get to meet and talk to so many people every day—various patients and professional medical staff. These interactions can bring fun and interesting experiences. Here are 10 gifs that show what being a medical assistant is like.

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What Could You Do With a Medical Assistant Diploma?

Aug 23 2018

The title of “Medical Assistant” covers a vast area of skills and knowledge. Medical Assistants are capable of performing many tasks and assisting medical professionals in many ways throughout their careers. Who could they assist? Where will they find employment opportunities? What is their career path like? Medical assisting opportunities continue to grow in popularity…

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Medical Instruments?

Jun 26 2018

Are you a die-hard Scrubs fan? Or maybe you prefer House? Or are you possibly related to someone who works in the medical field? Test your knowledge of common medical tools and see how you do! One question in particular will probably trip you up! How did you do? Share your score with us on…

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How to Become a Medical Assistant

Jun 12 2018

If your dream is to become a medical assistant, the process can be broken down into a few simple steps: Graduate high school or earn GED Get your medical assistant education Pass the medical assistant licensing exam Apply for medical assistant positions Becoming a medical assistant can be a challenging task. You will have to…

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Meet the Staff: Sherri Steele, Medical Assistant Diploma Program Director

May 21 2018

We recently announced our new Medical Assistant diploma program, so this month we are featuring the wonderful woman building the foundations of the program, Sherri Steele. Sherri is the Director of both our Medical Billing and Coding and Medical Assistant diploma programs, and she is phenomenal! She is a huge part of what makes PCI…

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What You Need to Know About Becoming a Medical Assistant

Aug 30 2017

There are different ways to become a Medical Assistant, but one of the best is to earn an Associate’s Degree. Our program at Pittsburgh Career Institute is designed to give students the critical skills needed to begin a career as a Medical Assistant. What Will I Learn? There are many different things you will have to learn…

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