Expectations of a Medical Assistant Externship

You can learn a lot in a classroom, but you can’t learn everything, especially if you are studying to be a Medical Assistant. It’s 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 it is in […] Read More

Benefits of Becoming a Medical Assistant

Ever since the formal establishment of medical assisting in the 1950s, the profession has been a critical component of the thriving healthcare industry. Medical assisting is a great path for individuals who seek a career in healthcare. With the complexities of healthcare growing every day, doctors and nurses must rely on skilled, trustworthy Medical Assistants […] Read More

Tips for Single Moms Going Back to School

Going back to pursue your education as an adult poses a set of challenges but going back to school when you’re a single mother poses a whole new set of challenges! However, daunting as it may seem, it’s certainly possible. With some extra planning and a bit of know-how, you can achieve the Medical Assistant […] Read More

Taking the Leap into a Healthcare Career Path

A career in healthcare offers many benefits beyond achieving the job of your dreams. Many different roles in a healthcare setting allow you to help others, caring for their physical and emotional needs, and making a difference in people’s lives. From newborns to senior citizens, you can choose a specialty and begin helping people to […] Read More

Should Medical Coding Online Students Buy Computers on Craigslist?

craigslist for buying medical coding online computers Decided to begin a new career by taking medical coding online studies through the Allen School? That means you’re going to need a good computer to access the course materials and other activities involved in medical coding online studies.  You may be considering buying a second hand computer as away to save some money.  Not […] Read More

Millennials a Natural Match for Medical Assistant Training Courses

medical assistant training courses and millennials In an article published in Fortune magazine, David Cruickshank, global chairman of consulting firm Deloitte was quoted as saying, “While pay is important, it’s clear that millennials won’t stay with companies for money alone”.   By all accounts, the millennial generation worker – born between 1982 and 2004 – is characterized by a pronounced focus on […] Read More

5 Add-Ons for Online Medical Billing Students Using New Windows 10

For those studying online medical billing with the Allen School, the recent release of Windows 10, the newest operating system out of Redmond, WA represents the opportunity to have the latest and greatest suite of tools for highly effective online study.   We’ve been covering the run up to the release of Windows 10 since having […] Read More

Medical Assistant Training is Key to a Great Career

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported that medical jobs are on the rise.  However, not all the new, “replacement” jobs are returning in the career areas from which they were originally lost.  In fact, there are 10 middle class careers that are on the brink of disappearing forever.  Either through obsolescence, outsourcing, or […] Read More

How Can a Medical Assistant Advance Their Career?

Gaining experience, becoming proficient in skills and widening your medical knowledge base are all tools you’ll need to advance in your career as a Medical Assistant. You may decide to aim for a management job, work in a competitive area of medicine or go into teaching. No matter your goals for career advancement, a few […] Read More

Medical Assistant Growth in 2021

Medical Assistant Growth in 2021 The healthcare industry has always been one of the fastest growing in the world, demonstrating the ongoing need for trained professionals who are prepared to care for patients both healthy and sick. In the United States and around the world, 2021 is projected to be a year of unprecedented growth, […] Read More