5 Facts to Know about becoming a Dental Assistant

Being a dental assistant can be a great career, but if you’re not familiar with the details of becoming a dental assistant, you may be uncertain about choosing it as a career. You may be wondering if it is the right career for you. There are 5 facts that could help you make a decision. If you love helping people be the best version of themselves or want a job with a low stress level, then becoming a Dental Assistant (DA) might be the right fit for you. Here are 5 facts that will give you more insight into becoming

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Why become a Veterinary Assistant?

If you love animals and you also love caring for and healing animals, then becoming a veterinary assistant might be just the job for you. Every day, veterinary assistants are making a difference in the lives of animals. Just this month, a story about an abandoned dog in Mississippi touched the hearts of animal lovers everywhere. The 4-month-old puppy, dubbed La-Z-Boy Gatson, was found abandoned on a dumped recliner on a remote road in Mississippi. The dog was in dire health and was literally dying of starvation. However, the poor pup was brought back to health by the veterinary staff

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Dream Achieve Succeed Scholarship Winner: Misaye Yamaguchi

  Congratulations to Misaye Yamaguchi of the Veterinary Assistant program. She is the recipient of the May 2019 Dream Achieve Succeed Scholarship! The scholarship is based on demonstrated scholastic achievement and potential for success in the students chosen field of work.   About the Winner: Misaye Yamaguchi is currently employed at New Berlin Animal Hospital as a veterinary assistant.  She is enrolled in the Veterinary Assistant program at MCC and plans to continue her studies through to the Veterinary Technician program. She has a degree in Marine Biology and is especially interested in aquatic animals. She would love to eventually

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What is it like to be a Pharmacy Technician?

The pharmacy technician profession is a very important position in the healthcare industry. A pharmacy technician helps a pharmacist prepare prescription medications for customers by processing, filling, and efficiently distributing medication as safely as possible. This career offers good pay, flexible hours, and opportunity for growth and advancement. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted an above-average growth rate for pharmacy technicians of approximately 12% in ten years. Industry experts predict that pharmacy technician duties will evolve with the needs of the consumer and medical advancements, which is likely to grow. Pharmacy technicians have the opportunity to advance their career

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Benefits of being a Medical Assistant

Medical assistants are a critical component of the thriving healthcare industry. The healthcare industry is growing every day and doctors and nurses must rely on skilled, trustworthy medical assistants to keep things running smoothly. This career offers a great working environment and the opportunity to help and heal people. However, there are many more  benefits. #1 Expand your communication skills Over time, medical assistants gain very good communication skills. These skills come from growing and improving administrative and clinical duties and working with both coworkers and patients. Medical assistant duties require strong communication skills and the ability to work well

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What does a Surgical Tech do?

Almost all of us have seen operating rooms shown on shows or movies. Some of us have even seen the real thing. We often see of a surgeon with those blue gloves, a patient on the table, maybe a nurse and some sterile drapes. We know that surgeons operate in operating rooms, but who are the people helping them in the operating room? The answer: surgical techs. Surgical techs also play a huge role in performing lifesaving procedures. Prior to surgery, surgical techs receive a list of supplies that will be needed for the upcoming procedure, making sure that all

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