Give the Gift of Volunteering

Volunteer allen school logo It’s the season of giving and now is a perfect time to look for some volunteer opportunities to help build your resume.  By volunteering not only are you going to make a difference in someone’s life but you are going to find benefits that may help you jumpstart your own healthcare career. Below are just […] Read More

Institution For Hope – Pediatrics

Toy Drive The Allen School of Health Sciences prides ourselves on taking the learning experience beyond the classroom and into the real word. Every month we support a special cause through our Institution For HOPE Campaign. We choose a special cause every month and educate our students and staff on that cause and then go out into […] Read More

What’s On YOUR Career Wish List?

Allen School Holiday The holidays are here and it’s time to think about your holiday Wish List. Here are our top 5 gifts you need to give to yourself this holiday season! # 1 – A Bright Future Thinking about a new job or making better income can make you feel good at the time, but without action the […] Read More

Frostbite

yay-3429143-digital The first snow storm of the season and winter is approaching.   Cold wintery weather, exposed skin, and wet clothing are a recipe for a potential frostbite.   Frostbite is when the skin freezes due to prolonged cold exposure.  The severity of the frostbite can range from tingling, numbness, and redness to deep tissue damage […] Read More

How to Stand Out and Succeed as a Medical Assistant

Change Your Life in 9 Months with Medical Assistant Training Everyone knows that an employer is looking for the very best candidates for their open positions. You have already taken the first step to becoming that candidate by choosing to take classes in our medical assistant program at the Allen School of Health Sciences, but what else can you do to stand out as medical assistant and land […] Read More

Be Thankful

As the holidays approach it can become challenging to juggle work, life, school, a job and sometimes more. It is more important now than ever to take a moment to reflect on all of the things you have to be thankful for. Here are just a few suggestions to jump start your thankfulness list. Be […] Read More

3 Cheers For Career Services

Resume tips for recent healthcare grads In honor of National Career Development month we want to take a moment and give a shout out to our incredible Career Services staff here at the Allen School. From orientation to graduation these folks are here to help YOU succeed every step of the way. Just one more way the Allen School goes the […] Read More

Diabetes Facts and Myths

Diabetes logo Every month the Allen School of Health Sciences is proud to support a healthcare cause that is important to our students, their future patients, and the community through our institution for HOPE campaign. In the month of November we are proud to support Diabetes awareness. This month we’d like to take a look at some […] Read More

How to Prevent Infectious Diseases

Hand Washing blog As the cold, rainy, and snowy weather approaches our area, the number of infections also tends to increase.  There are some very simple ways to protect you from picking up common bacterial and viral conditions.  Washing your hands will help to remove the bad germs.  When we touch objects like door knobs and subway hand rails, we […] Read More

High Tech Toys For Pediatric Patients

From simple doctor’s visits to extended hospital stays pediatric patients can present their own unique set of needs and challenges. Often times they don’t understand what is going on and this can cause them to have major fears of medical procedures and testing.  Unlike their adult counterparts they may have trouble expressing their feelings, and […] Read More