Unusual Medieval Medicine Practices

Caduceus symbol The Halloween season is upon us and it’s always fun to take a look at some unusual and sometimes gruesome medieval medicinal practices that we are all very glad are not used today. Many of them did more harm than good and have since been replaced with more practical, effective, and humane alternatives. A few […] Read More

Flu Season Is Coming

Flu Season Ahead As we head into the New Year we unfortunately also head into cold and flu season. You have enough going on in your life with work, home, and school, you definitely do not want to get sick as well if you can help it. So please read on for 7 great tips to help keep […] Read More

Donating Blood – How is Blood Used?

Blood Drive Phoenix On October 10th the Phoenix Campus will be hosting an onsite blood drive thanks to help of United Blood Services of Phoenix and their mobile Blood Mobile! Donating blood is a great way to help those in need. In fact it’s estimated that blood transfusions save more than 4 million lives each year. So how […] Read More

10 Awesome Human Body Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

yay-23656204-digital You learned a lot of awesome things about the human body in your anatomy and physiology class but here are 10 awesome things your instructor (probably) didn’t teach you. Just like your fingers, your tongue also has a unique print to it. So if you don’t want people to find out your identity make sure […] Read More

Institution for HOPE – Sickle Cell Disease

yay-1012652-digital Every month the Allen School of Health Sciences offers our students the opportunity to take their learning beyond the classroom and into the real world through our Institution for HOPE program. This unique program allows students to learn about, research, and support important causes that their patients may face when they begin their new careers. […] Read More

Are You The Ultimate Allen School Fan?

yay-21596124-digital You know how awesome it is to be a student here. You have great instructors, a support team to help you every step of the way. You are going to go out into the world and be the king or queen of all healthcare interns ever…. But do you know all the other ways you […] Read More

Tips for Keeping Fit in Fall

yay-15362434-digital For much of the country fall is almost here. Days are getting cooler and shorter and it can be more difficult than ever to get the exercise you need to stay healthy and fit. Today let’s look at some  great tips from the Huffington Post on staying healthy and active in the fall months.   […] Read More

Certificate vs Certification

Learning Styles Blog Post Allen School of Health Sciences would like to explain the difference between a certificate and certification. The two are vastly different, but mistakenly interchanged. A certificate is an educational based program while a certification results from an assessment process. Our Medical Assistant and Nursing Assistant programs are accelerated certificate programs. Students that successfully complete the […] Read More

Medical Assistant Training

IMG_2519 Allen School of Health Sciences has been training healthcare students for over 56 years. Our Medical Assistant program is offered at all of our campuses which includes Brooklyn, NY; Jamaica, Queens; and Phoenix, AZ. The Medical Assistant training program offers two components both administrative and hands-on clinical training. A few of our classes include: Anatomy […] Read More

Standing with Houston

Heart Allen School of Health Sciences is standing with Houston, Texas during this devastating time. Hurricane Harvey is record breaking, making landfall on Friday, August 25, 2017. The rainfall is expected to continue until Saturday, September 2, 2017. Houston has experienced catastrophic rainfall within the cast couple of days. According to CNN.com the city of Houston […] Read More