Medal Count in Rio Olympics So Far and the Medical Office Assistant

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Winning an Olympic medal is a significant achievement for an athlete and reflects the exceptional levels of dedication, hard work and perseverance it takes to achieve greatness.  Any Olympic medal winner will tell you that the achievement does not occur in a vacuum.  Rather, each medal winner has the unwavering support of his or her […]

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CNA Trainees – Know the Early Signs of Dementia

CNA Trainees: Know the Early Signs of Dementia

CNA trainees should never miss an opportunity to absorb the latest research from different corners of the medical establishment.  Being aware and sharp-eyed, a CNA can become an invaluable resource to the physicians and practices they’ll server in the course of their career.  Today let’s examine a condition that afflicts the aging and elderly.  With […]

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Medical Billing and Coding Classes Online to Beat the Heat

This entire week in the New York Metropolitan area is forecast to be exceptionally hot with very high humidity.  That combination of weather conditions ensures there will be a spike in instances of health issues resulting from the heat.  Heatstroke, dehydration, heat exhaustion, sunburn, asthma and other respiratory distresses all increase when the weather is […]

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21st Century Skills Every Medical Office Assistant Student Needs

The knowledge people need to succeed is increasingly divergent from what they’re actually learning in school.   Traditional thinking about learning is seemingly no longer effective when it comes to providing students with the knowledge and understanding they need to survive according to the World Economic Forum report New Vision for Education: Fostering Social and Emotional […]

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Online Medical Coding Class Students: Secure Your WiFi!

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When you decided to take an online medical coding class, you splurged a little bit and purchased a new laptop to aid in your un-tethered study-lifestyle.  After all, online medical coding classes are best executed if your computer is speedy and not prone to “hang ups” due to overtaxed system resources or worse, crashes and […]

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What Microsoft’s Purchase of Linkedin Means for Medical Office Assistants

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You may have heard that Microsoft recently announced its acquisition of popular business-social network, LinkedIn for the princely sum of $26.2 billion.  Why should this matter to you as a medical office assistant training student with Allen School? First, if you’re planning to study (or complete your studies) with the Allen School and enter the […]

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Allen School Blog Wishes All a Happy 4th of July

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To all the medical billing and coding online students, To all the nursing assistant certification seekers, To all the diligent medical office assistants out there, From all of us at the Allen School Blog, Have a happy, safe and healthy Fourth of July. Happy Birthday America!

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