25 Fascinating Facts About The Health Sciences

Group of nursing students in a lounge Learning about the breakthroughs and discoveries of the health and sciences field can hold one’s attention for hours at a time. It can seem like there is no limit to the number of interesting facts that health-science researchers and scientists have compiled throughout history. It’s one of the major reasons Allen School has passionately taught […] Read More

Tips to Work from Home

Tips to Work from Home In the office, your coworkers often pose the greatest threat to keeping you from getting some real, heads-down work done. They drop by your desk, engage you in conversation, and invite you to lunch. The social benefits of a workplace are definitely nice to have, but they can become a challenge […] Read More

Medical Assisting Is More Than Just a Job. It’s an Important Healthcare Career.

If you’re considering pursuing a career in healthcare, Medical Assisting can allow you to do meaningful work that matters in your community. Medical Assistants play an essential role in the day-to-day operations of healthcare facilities and are often among the first and last people a patient sees at their check-ups or doctor’s appointments. If you […] Read More

Phlebotomy Equipment

Nurse Drawing blood at Allen School Phlebotomy is one of the most important jobs in the healthcare industry. A considerable portion of medical treatments and diagnoses rely on blood tests, and the collection of those blood samples is often done by a phlebotomist, who must carefully draw blood from the veins of patients. To do so effectively, they must have the […] Read More

Nervous to Go Back to School?

How do you feel about going back to school? Do you dream of where it could take your career, or do you fear that because you are a working parent or professional that you will not have the time or energy to go back? Fear has this funny way of holding us back from exceptional […] Read More

Medical Assistant: What are your options?

Becoming a Medical Assistant is one of the quickest ways to enter the world of healthcare. If you are looking to get a good job fast in a growing field, becoming an MA is the way to go. But after you have completed your program and are working in the position, then what? What is […] Read More

New Year Resolutions for a Medical Assistant

The right resolutions can improve your mental and physical health and maybe, even your future career. Try these six resolutions to start your 2022 off right. Take better care of yourself Healthcare students from all fields (you know who you are!) tend to go a little harder than most. At clinicals or on your externship, you’re […] Read More

Are You Nervous to Go Back to School in the New Year?

Create a ‘Why Statement’ to help fight the fear about going back to school. How do you feel about going back? Do you dream where it might take your career?  Do you fear that because you are a working parent you won’t have the time or energy to go back to school? Fear has this […] Read More

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