Medical Assistants Recognition Week Celebration

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News, Program News

The Vance-Granville Community College Medical Assisting Program is gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week, October 21–25, 2019, as designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).

Medical assistants across the country will be recognized during this special week and honored on Medical Assistants Recognition Day, October 23, 2019.

In celebration of Medical Assistants Recognition Week, the Vance-Granville Community College Medical Assisting Program has planned the following special event: MED Mini Health Fair. The Mini Health Fair will be held in the Student’s Lounge on the Franklin Campus on Monday, October 21, from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. (8100 NC 56 Hwy, Louisburg, NC 27549.)

“Medical Assistants are at the heart of healthcare and we support our community,” says Tiona Boyd, Vance-Granville Medical Assisting Class President of the 2020 graduating class.

Medical assisting is an allied health profession whose practitioners function as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedures. With their unique versatility, medical assistants are proving to be the allied health professional of choice for this decade and beyond. Medical assisting is one of the nation’s careers growing much faster than average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The American Association of Medical Assistants is the only organization devoted exclusively to serving the professional interests and educational needs of all medical assistants. The association provides numerous services that help medical assistants put their careers on a successful and rewarding track and keep them there.

Medical Assistants Recognition Week