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A Message of Thanks from Cambridge

Dear Cambridge Friends, As many of our students, faculty, and staff are starting their Thanksgiving break it is important for me to write each of you this thank you note. Soon, the holiday activities before the year-end will occur. I hope every year, that we can all stop and take time to be thankful. I hope that we all take this time to cherish our families and friends. And I hope we can look back… Read More

Everything You Need to Know to Become a Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Training

If you’re interested in becoming a medical assistant, you’ve probably heard that it’s a rewarding career that you can be ready for in as little as 36 weeks. But how do you get started? Here’s what the path to becoming a certified medical assistant looks like. Tour Campuses and Choose a Program Many different schools throughout the United States offer medical assistant programs, so you’ll want to choose one that’s right for you. Start with… Read More

4-Year College Alternatives for High School Graduates Interested in the Medical Field

Florida Nursing School

A four-year college isn’t for everybody. In fact, Census Bureau statistics and studies done by educational nonprofits have shown that more and more students are opting out of four-year colleges in favor of alternative career tracks that leave them with less student loan debt, increased earning power and greater career potential.  If you’re thinking about alternatives to a traditional, four-year college, here are some options to consider: Phlebotomy Technician A phlebotomy technician collects blood specimens… Read More

How Do Radiology and Sonography Differ?

Sonography School Florida

Many people confuse radiology and sonography. While there are some things that make radiology and sonography the same—like using imaging to make a diagnosis—there are also many ways that the two fields are different. Here are a few of the key differences. Radiology and Sonography Use Different Technology Radiology technologists use different types of technology than diagnostic medical sonographers (also called ultrasound technologists).  Radiology techs may work with technology that involves radiation, like X-rays, computed… Read More

Do All Nurses in Hospitals Have to Have a BSN?

Florida Nursing School

For more than 40 years, the associate’s degree in nursing has been the standard degree for starting a nursing career. And in most hospitals, it’s all you need to jumpstart your career by landing an entry-level nursing job. However, things are changing. Labor statistics show that a small but growing number of hospitals are choosing only to hire nurses who have a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree or higher. Researchers predict that this… Read More

What to Look for in a Nursing School

Nursing School Florida

When you’re looking for a nursing program, you want more than a school that will just hand you a degree—you want to know that you’re making a solid investment in your future and that the effort you’re putting in will pay off in a rewarding career. Here’s what you should look for. Look for a Nursing Program With Lots of Career Options Not everybody starts in the same place. When you’re looking for a good… Read More

What a Regular Day as a Physical Therapist Assistant is Like

Physical Therapy School Florida

At Cambridge, we often hear from people who are interested in becoming physical therapist assistants but aren’t sure if the job is exactly right for them. Here’s a snapshot of “a day in the life of a physical therapist assistant” to help give you an idea. Physical therapist assistants provide treatment and services under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist. The physical therapist starts by evaluating the patient to decide which interventions will… Read More

4 Reasons to Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants often list their jobs as some of the most rewarding in the health care field. There are many reasons it’s great to be an occupational therapy assistant (OTA). Here are the top four. 1. You’ll Have a Job That Truly Helps Others Occupational therapist assistants work under the guidance of occupational therapists to help a full range of people—from kids to the elderly—by guiding patients to complete their treatment… Read More

Is Medical Billing and Coding Right for Me?

MBC Florida

You might’ve heard people talking about medical billing and coding as a great career option. It’s a growing industry, and there’s currently a huge need for medical billers and coders throughout the United States. Plus, there’s no four-year degree needed. But what exactly do medical billers and coders do? And how do you know if medical billing and coding is right for you? What Professional Medical Billers Do Also called “health claims specialists,” medical billers… Read More

Cambridge Radiology Graduate Featured at Florida Medical Center

Cambridge radiology program graduate Shariza Ali was chosen as the face of Florida Medical Center Comprehensive Stroke Center. Shariza gained her experience in the CT department of FMC while she was a radiology student. Congratulations to our graduate on all of her success! Click here to see the full image