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

Fun Medical Terms

yay-19643350-digital Medical terminology may not be the most riveting class in the world, and in fact it can be a bit of a challenge, almost like learning a new language. That is until you realize there is a cool medical term for just about anything. Below are some of our favorites.   Borborygmi – All that […] Read More

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

ALZ Sig logo The Allen School of Health Sciences is proud to support an important health related cause every month and we dedicate the month of January to Alzheimer’s Awareness. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. It is a degenerative disease, which means that symptoms will get worse over time. Alzheimer’s is […] Read More

Common Medical Movie Mistakes

images With great knowledge comes great responsibility, and with your great knowledge you are gaining every day at the Allen School you may find yourself cringing next time you turn on the TV and watch the latest medical drama that used to seem so awesome. In fact you may be wondering if there’s actually anyone consulting […] Read More

New Year Resolutions – Make 2018 GREAT

2018 resolution blog The New Year is nearly upon on us and it’s time to start thinking about those resolutions. Now is the time to start planning to make 2018 a truly amazing year. You can start working towards your goals as soon as January and have a bright new future before the end of the year. You […] Read More

Give Your Time This Holiday Season

Allen School Holiday 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

Holiday Music and Your Health

Holiday Music and your Health Blog The holiday swing is well and truly underway. Decorations are up and you may even have your shopping done. One thing is for certain though no matter where you go you are surely hearing Holiday music everywhere. It’s on the radio, on TV, in every store, and every business you visit. For some people this […] Read More