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Student Spotlight on Mahad Jama: A Dream Becomes Reality

Remember when you were little and people always asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up? What was your answer? A teacher? A firefighter? A superhero? For medical assistant student Mahad Jama, he knew at a young … Continue reading

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What is a Medical Assistant?

Medical assistants can be found in a number of health care organizations. They play an important role in ensuring patients’ experiences are pleasant, handling a variety of both clinical and administrative duties. A medical assistant supports physicians, nurses and other … Continue reading

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Toothbrush or Carrots: Medical Assistant Students Explore Bacteria in the Mouth

What do carrots have in common with brushing your teeth? Globe University-Madison East students in the medical assistant program set out to answer that question when they visited second graders at Cottage Grove Elementary School. Second graders in Ms. Riley … Continue reading

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How to Engage Those with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

There are over 35.6 million people worldwide living with dementia, according to World Health Organization. Would you know how to interact with someone suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? Recently, medical assistant students taking Patient Care Sciences completed an applied … Continue reading

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Globe University-Sioux Falls Students Perform Random Acts of Kindness

Globe University-Sioux Falls’ spring quarter section of Anatomy and Physiology II didn’t just study the intricacies of the human body to improve their massage therapy and medical assistant knowledge. Dr. Ben Oien’s class also got a lesson in giving. This group … Continue reading

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Globe University-Appleton Announces New Medical Assistant Program Chair

Globe University-Appleton has announced a new medical assistant (MA) program chair, but she is not an unfamiliar face. “Michelle Vanden Heuvel has accepted another title. She has been with Globe University-Appleton since 2011 as the MA program externship coordinator, and assumed … Continue reading

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Kids and Kiwi: Medical Assistant Students Teach Toddlers about Good Nutrition

Sometimes it’s hard to communicate important information to people. As a medical assistant, the need to communicate effectively is more vital than ever. One needs to develop a strong line of communication that effectively brings trust to each and every … Continue reading

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Reduced Stress = Improved Health: Globe University Students Show the Community How

In a world where everything is moving so quickly, we sometimes forget to take the time to relax and de-stress. Taking time to relax is important for one’s overall health and well-being. The importance of self-care is a topic that … Continue reading

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One Medical Assistant Student’s Red Thumb Reminder to All Drivers

For Globe University-Sioux Falls, new quarters not only bring a new batch of incoming students to campus, but also new organizations and new ways to get involved in the Sioux Falls area. The community-centered campus allows staff, faculty and students … Continue reading

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New Business, New Career, New Opportunities – Globe University Graduate Gets in on the Ground Floor

Written by Samuel Fisher, director of career services There is a new business in Eau Claire Wisconsin. And with new businesses comes new careers and new opportunities. This is exactly what Globe University-Eau Claire trains their graduates for. Dawn Barylski … Continue reading

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