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 move into a role where you can thrive in doing […] Read More

The Allen School of Health Sciences. Your future begins here! Medical Assistant skills & attributes

Medical Assistants are held to a higher standard of professionalism than employees in other industries. The way the Medical Assistant approaches their job and interacts with patients is critical to the success of the physician’s practice, hospitals, outpatient clinics and other healthcare facilities. Patients expect professional behavior and put trust and confidence in those who […] Read More

Medical Assistant Challenges: Changing Challenges into Rewards.

Medical Assistant Challenges: Changing Challenges into Rewards. You’ve dreamed of a Medical Assistant career where your life’s work would be all about helping others. You wanted to contribute your knowledge and compassion to a healthcare team that helps patients get well but the profession has its challenges. So how do you turn those challenges into […] Read More

Lessons for Medical Assistant Graduates

Lessons for Medical Assistant Graduates Getting your first job in health care is a great step towards developing your career, and it’s something to be proud of. The transition from school to work, however, can sometimes be a challenge. While internships can give you a good idea of what it will be like to work […] Read More

Being Positive in School Can Make a Difference

Don’t let school get you down! Whether you’re frustrated with your performance or dreading your next exam, a positive attitude towards school can go a long way! Think about all the positive improvements an education can have on your life. Having a positive attitude increases your chances of better academic performance. The Allen School of […] Read More

Expectations of a Medical Assistant Externship

You can learn a lot in the classroom, but you can’t learn everything; especially if you are studying to be a Medical Assistant. Being an MA is a job that requires extensive medical knowledge as well as skills and professional attributes that can only be gained through hands-on experience. At the Allen School of Health Sciences, as […] Read More

Medical Assisting: Turning challenges into rewards

You dreamed of a Medical Assistant career where your life’s work would be all about helping others. You wanted to contribute your knowledge and compassion to a healthcare team that helps patients get well but the profession has its challenges. So how do you turn those challenges into rewards and accomplishments you can be proud […] Read More

Medical Assistant: Tips for a Virtual Interview

The global pandemic has up-ended how we connect and how we work. Working from home has become a new normal for now but may have lasting repercussions on how healthcare providers view the necessity of an office, in-person appointments or patient care. A video interview may well become the new norm and nailing a video […] Read More