February is Women in Science Month

shutterstock_168174623 February is the month we celebrate the contributions women have made to the field of science including some amazing advances in healthcare that wouldn’t be here today if it weren’t for these incredible individuals. Below are just a few of the amazing women who have helped to shape the face of healthcare and medicine today. […] Read More

Health Benefits of Chocolate

yay-9353916-digital So Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about gifts to give to your significant other. As a future health care provider there’s no better way to show someone you care than by buying them some rich, indulgent, and healthy dark chocolate. Studies have shown that dark chocolate actually […] Read More

Why Medical Assistant Certification Training Matters

Why Medical Assistant Certification Training Matters Posted: February 14, 2018 by Catie Adeyemi Have you been thinking about medical assistant training? It’s a great career move! The medical field is one of the fastest-growing areas of employment in the United States. As the population ages, it is essential that enough trained professionals are available to offer patients the compassionate care they need. Medical assistants will be a huge part of that for many years to come. Over the last decade, thousands of people from all walks of life have taken steps toward the healthcare career of their dreams. Despite the high interest, there are still countless job opportunities around the country that are currently going unfilled. Places like Phoenix, AZ, Brooklyn, NY and Queens, NY are some of the hottest in the nation for medical assistant jobs. There is one challenge, of course: Ensuring that you can get your Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) credential. Have you been thinking about medical assistant training? It’s a great career move! The medical field is one of the fastest-growing areas of employment in the United States. As the population ages, it is essential that enough trained professionals are available to offer patients the compassionate care they need. Medical assistants will be a huge part […] Read More

African American Contributions to Healthcare and Science

yay-23614856-digital February is Black History month and there have been several important contributions to the healthcare system made by African Americans in the past several hundred years that have helped bring us to the state of the art care we have access to today. Today we look at just a few of them, but we invite […] Read More

Pets In Healthcare

yay-16807980-digital February is National Love Your Pet month and today we look at the growing trend of using pet therapy in healthcare settings. From pediatric hospitals to elderly care facilities cats, dogs, and other animals are helping patients right alongside doctors and nurses. So what are some of the benefits of having a furry caregiver? Let’s […] Read More

The Winter Blues

yay-3429143-digital Top 5 Reasons to Take a Winter Session Class Winter is here and so is the cold weather. For many people the winter blues are setting in hard. Today we look at a few tips to get you over the snow and looking forward to warm sunny spring days Lighten Up – The days are […] Read More

Hand Sanitizer or Hand Washing

yay-20995524-digital Which is Better: Hand Sanitizer or Hand Washing? Flu season is here in full force and it’s more important than ever to keep your hands clean and germ free. So today we take a look at what method of hand cleaning is really the best to keep you healthy and germ free. Hand Sanitizer is […] Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Start Classes this Winter

yay-23346576-digital Top 5 Reasons to Take a Winter Session Class It may be frosty outside, but our toasty warm classrooms are here to help you get started on a hot career in healthcare sooner than you think. It’s the New Year and a perfect time to start working towards a new you. Here are 5 great […] Read More

5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy This Winter

yay-3187279-digital The weather outside may be cold and dreary but as a future healthcare provider it’s important to stay healthy and fit all year round. You not only owe it to yourself but also to your patients and their families. Here are five easy ways to keep yourself in top form this winter.   Get your […] Read More

Jobs in the Healthcare Industry are Fast-Growing in 2018

medical assistant - (VGstockstudio / shutterstock) Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing fields in the United States. As the Baby Boomer generation retires, there’ll be greater need for compassionate and well-trained healthcare experts at all levels from home healthcare aides to surgeons. Medical assistants and nursing assistants are two bright spots in an already promising field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics […] Read More