What Are Medical Assistants’ Duties?

Medical assistant duties include both clinical AND administrative tasks to provide a broad range of skill-sets to your [potential] employer. Just because you have your certification as a medical assistant doesn’t necessarily mean that you will perform all of these duties on a daily basis. In most settings, there will be multiple medical assistants working in…

What’s The Difference Between an MA and a CNA?

There is a lot of confusion between medical assistants and certified nursing assistants. The bottom line is that they are NOT THE SAME. Though they share a handful of the same tasks or duties, here are some of the main differences between MA’s and CNA’s: Job Duties – Patient and Administrative Tasks Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)…

You’re Invited To WellSpring’s Lawrence Campus Open House

Thinking about a career in health and wellness but not sure what steps to take? You’re invited to join WellSpring School of Allied Health at our Lawrence Campus Open House. Learn More About WellSpring’s Programs   Get your questions about a career in massage therapy, personal training or medical assisting answered by current students and…

Why Become a Medical Assistant?

Are you ready for a new career? Have you considered medical assisting? In one of the nation’s fastest-growing career fields, this occupation can help you have an in-demand career that requires little training time and allows you to help people each day. Our Medical Assisting Programs in Lawrence and Kansas City can help you prepare…

Medical Assistant vs Certified Nursing Assistant – Compare & Contrast

Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant: What’s the difference between? Confusing the occupations of a medical assistant and certified nursing assistant is a very common mistake. While their jobs may seem similar, the range of their responsibilities and areas they can work are dramatically different. Medical Assistant Medical assistants are able to interact with a larger…

What is a Medical Assistant?

What is a Medical Assistant? In our Kansas City medical assisting school, we train our students to understand and perform the full range of responsibilities that might be expected of a medical assistant, even though, in actual employment, they may prefer to be deployed in a more specialized role, as a phlebotomist, or EKG technician…

You’re Invited To WellSpring’s Open House July 8, 2014

If you’re passionate about health and wellness and have been thinking about a career in massage therapy, personal training or medical assisting, join WellSpring School of Allied Health at our open house July 8, 2014. Plus, if you’re already a student, you’ll have a chance to win a gift card by referring people to the…

WellSpring Student Spearheads Donation Campaign For Typhoon Haiyan Victims

The holiday season warms hearts and brings cheer to many who are in need, but recently, one WellSpring student went above and beyond. Medical assisting student Roylynn Smith spearheaded a donation campaign for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, the powerful storm that devastated the Philippines in early November.   Smith said, “Thanks to everyone at…

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