NIMAA’s High-Touch Program

By Carolina Rose, NIMAA Distance Education Manager Now that we have a vaccine and COVID-19 herd immunity is in sight, we can all start to get excited about returning to “normal” life. While the pandemic has created a great deal of disruption in our daily lives, it has also provided opportunities for change in the …

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Addressing Medical Racism Through Community-Based Health Education

By Kate Prell, Program Specialist, Recruitment and Placement, NIMAA What Is Medical Racism? Medical racism is the idea that black and other people of color have experienced care inequities due to unconscious bias and larger institutional policies. That is not to say that every provider or healthcare professional is explicitly racist but that the same …

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Top 8 Tips for Virtual Interviews

As an innovative online program, The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) has always prepared our students to interview professionally, both virtually and in-person. Because video interviews are nothing new for NIMAA students, we thought we would share some of or admission team’s  top tips for a successful and professional video interview. 1.     Plan …

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5 Tips to Online Learning

Since NIMAA was founded, our innovative model has had students learn in their clinics and online. Our instructors have seen it all, and they know a lot about what can contribute to a student’s success when learning online. Now that schools across the country are turning to online instruction, we have 5 tips to share …

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