Inspired by Personal Experience, CMA Graduate Finds Rewarding Career Path

Giving birth to her first child proved to be a traumatic, life-altering experience for Edith Saldana.

Immediately following the birth, her infant son wasn’t breathing. The medical team quickly sprang into action, Edith said, performing CPR and providing oxygen. Thankfully, her son eventually began breathing on his own. Bearing witness to the entire scene left a lasting impression in Edith. This desire led her to U.S. Colleges in Montclair (CA), where Edith recently earned her certificate from the Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) program. U.S. Colleges, she said, offered an ideal balance between school and family, allowing her to get trained in a new career while still having time to be the mom and wife she wanted to be. READ MORE