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The AES CTE Blog

The latest ideas, tips, and trends for CTE, career readiness, business education, and computer applications teachers.

Health Science | Medical Assisting

By: Bri Stauffer
April 29th, 2022

As a health science teacher, preparing your students for certifications is one of the most important aspects of your job.

Health Science | Medical Assisting | Health Science Certifications

By: Brad Hummel
April 26th, 2022

The AMT Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) exam is a healthcare industry certification that measures a student’s proficiency in the skills and knowledge needed to work as a medical assistant.

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High School | Medical Assisting | Educational Resources

By: Mike Cescon
March 16th, 2022

Whether you’re new to teaching medical assisting or just need more robust materials for your course, it can be frustrating to find the curriculum you’re looking for. Individual lesson plans and activities may be great for some teachers, but if you want to prepare your students for strong futures as medical assistants, you need a curriculum that’s worthy of them. 

Health Science Textbooks | Medical Assisting

By: Bri Stauffer
December 20th, 2021

Are you new to teaching health science classes? Or did your program just add a new course for medical assisting?

Health Science | NHA CCMA | Medical Assisting | AMCA CMAC

By: Bri Stauffer
December 13th, 2021

Medical assisting is one of the most popular health science classes in the country, and almost every one of those classes ends with a certification exam.

Medical Assisting

By: Bri Stauffer
September 20th, 2021

Doctors’ offices and clinics across the United States need skilled medical assistants to meet the needs of their patient.  Students know this, which is why more of them have enrolled in health science courses to become medical assistants. If your program is like the others around the country, you’re growing – and quickly!