New Year resolutions for the Medical Assistant

New Year Resolutions for the Medical Assistant The right resolutions can improve your mental and physical health, and maybe even your future career! These five resolutions can start your 2020 off right. 1. Take better care of yourself Healthcare students from all fields — you know who you are — tend to go hard, a […] Read More

10 Things Your Job Interviewer Won’t Tell You

US News and World Report published a truly excellent piece explaining some of the major mistakes and missteps made by job applicants.  In this age of high competition for a scarce number of jobs, there are very small margins for error in the interviewing process.  Even things that seem like positives (showing up early for […] Read More

5 Deadly Substances Now Used in Medicine

Medications have long been derived from a wide variety of strange places and substances from plants, to animals, and even minerals. Today we want to share a few very unconventional places to derive medicine from. All of these substances have one thing in common; they are helpful in the correct quantity, but very deadly if […] Read More

3 Market Data Points That Mean Zip to a Medical Office Assistant

People training with the Allen School to start a new career as a medical office assistant have a lot of things to be concerned about when it comes to economic and investment market indicators.  Things like “which US cities see the most robust job growth” and “where housing costs are lowest” when they’re deciding where […] Read More

Are you afraid to go back to school in the New Year?

Are you afraid to go back to school in the New Year? Create a ‘Why Statement’ to help fight the fear about going back to school. How do you feel about going back to school? Do you dream where it might take your career?  If you fear that because you are a working mom you […] Read More

5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy This Winter

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

The New Year Brings a New Career in Medical Assisting

The New Year Brings a New Career in Medical Assisting The New Year is traditionally a time for change, promises, goal setting and resolutions. Some of them personal, and some professional. Some realistic… and some made with the best of intentions. Tired of doing the same old thing month after month at work? Looking to […] Read More

5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy This Winter – Part 2

Staying healthy in winter blog 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

Unwrap Our Holiday Tips to Become a Better Medical Assistant

Unwrap Our Holiday Tips to Become a Better Medical Assistant For students in a medical assistant program you may be busy learning about the clinical aspects of the job, such as how to draw blood, administer injections, or take a patient’s vital signs. These are clearly a very important part of your training. But in […] Read More