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Why Medical Assistants Should Join a Professional Organization

Medical assistants are vitally important to any healthcare facility or private practice. They assist doctors and nurses by performing a wide array of both clinical and administrative tasks, from checking vitals and drawing blood to recording patient medical histories and scheduling tests. However, a medical assistant who is new to the field may not have […]

Shevonne Scott

At Brookline College, you will learn from qualified instructors and professionals committed to seeing their students succeed –like the Dean of Nursing, Shevonne Scott. Dean Scott was the Chief Nurse in the military for 20 years before she started working at Brookline. “I’ve been at Brookline for almost two years and I love it,” says […]

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Brookline College Faculty Spotlight: Abby Sotelo, Medical Assisting

Abby Sotelo, Medical Assisting Abigail “Abby” Sotelo has taken her career as a medical assistant to the next level; since September 2019 she has been teaching medical assisting at Brookline College in Albuquerque—and she loves it. A certified medical assistant since 2012, Sotelo says, “I decided I wanted to give teaching a shot, and I’ve […]

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Why Are Nurses in Such High Demand?

Have you noticed the wait time for an appointment to see your doctor is getting longer and longer? Well, you’re not alone. As America’s population ages, the demand for physicians is outweighing the supply. If you’re lucky, the receptionist at your doctor’s office will say, “You can’t see the doctor until a week from Tuesday, but I […]