Reasons for Retraining as a Nursing Assistant

Retraining For A Nursing Assistant Career If you’re looking for a career that’s in high demand, where you can make a direct impact in your community, look no further than nursing assistants. Nursing assistants act as a liaison between patients and nurses, assisting patients with daily needs and activities like cleaning, mealtime, and dressing, and aiding nurses in keeping track of […] Read More

Internship Dos and Don’ts

yay-14867492-digital One of the most exciting parts of your education here at the Allen School will be finishing your classroom work and then getting to put all of your hard earned new knowledge and skills into practice in your internship site. Not only will you get to build your resume, but you may even get offered […] Read More

Some Tips for Looking Great in Scrubs

yay-1064613-digital While we think the “Allen School Blue” is the best set of scrubs available we totally understand that you will be excited to rock some fun and colorful scrubs once you finish school and start your new healthcare career. You may be surprised how many options there are for scrubs the first time you hit […] Read More

5 Reasons Adult Learners Excel at Medical Training

5 Reasons Adult Learners Excel at Medical Training The decision to continue one’s education is not one to be taken lightly, and for many adults, it can take years or even decades to make the decision to go back to school finally. While many adult students may feel some doubt as to whether you really can teach an old dog new tricks, adult […] Read More

Why Retraining For A Medical Assistant Career Is A Good Decision

Retraining For A Medical Assistant Career For many Americans, the job market may look very bleak indeed. Many have to choose between a fulfilling career and a decent paycheck, and more often than not, find neither. However, there is an industry where you can take pride daily in the work that you do, make decent and consistent pay, and have constant […] Read More

Summer Sun Brings Family Fun!

leisure time with summer sandals and sunglasses As many celebrated the first days of summer outside, it’s important to remember do so safely. Here are some simple reminders to protect your family from sunburns that can have immediate as well as long-lasting effects.  Not all summer days involve hours in the sun. Remember that even if you are running errands, you should […] Read More

Congratulations Graduates

2018 NY Graduates The class of 2018 is now officially graduated on both the East and the West Coast. The Allen School family is very proud of everyone who completed their educational programs with us this year and we wish you all the very best of luck as you begin the journey towards your new careers in healthcare. […] Read More

What Jobs Could You Land with Medical Assistant Training?

What Jobs Could You Land with Medical Assistant Training Many Americans struggle with finding meaningful work throughout their lifetimes. While we all want a hefty paycheck, we also want to feel like we’ve accomplished something at the end of our workday. Medical assistance is a rapidly growing field where you can find the pride in your work you’re looking for. It’s a fast-paced, ever-changing […] Read More

What Does a Nursing Assistant Do?

na Nursing Assistants are an integral part of institutions providing long term resident care such as Nursing Homes and Rehabilitation Centers. But have you ever wondered what a Nursing Assistant actually does? They Help Patients Mostly by helping patients perform tasks they may no longer be able to like basic grooming, assisting them to move in […] Read More

June is Mental Health Awareness Month

mental health The Allen School of Health Sciences dedicates the month of June to Mental Health Awareness as part of our Institution for HOPE Campaign. Mental Health can be very challenging as it often doesn’t appear anything is wrong with someone who is struggling to cope. Below we find 10 ways to help you and others look […] Read More