How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster Natural disasters can come in all forms from hurricanes, blizzards, and earthquakes just to name a few. Being PREPARED is essential! Preparedness happens on many levels:   Be Informed Review your local evacuation process to include alternative routes if necessary. Gather Important Contacts Be sure to have phone numbers of emergency management offices, local hospitals, […] Read More

Tips to Avoid The Flu

Avoiding the Flu Blog As we head into the fall and weather starts to get cooler, 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 […] Read More

How Critical Thinking Skills Apply to Healthcare

What is Critical Thinking and Why is it Important? First, what is critical thinking? Critical Thinking Includes The skill to draw conclusions. The skill to troubleshoot and problem-solve. The capability to use skills or knowledge in a variety of situations. Examples of Everyday Critical Thinking Driving Thinking about what steps should to be taken to avoid an accident. Everyday Tasks  Creating a list that gives […] Read More

Are You The Ultimate Allen School Fan??

logo like 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

School Lunches – Can they really be fun

Back to school means it’s time to think of creative ways to provide healthy lunches to kids. Truth be told, there are times that packing school lunches can redundant and seen as a ‘chore’ for parents. Help is on the way! Here are some simple things to try to make the experience a little more […] Read More

Institution For Hope: Sickle Cell Awareness

Every month the Allen School of Health Sciences is proud to support an important cause through education, awareness, and of course giving through fundraising and donations as part of our Institution For HOPE Initiative. This is a great opportunity for our students to not only become educated on challenges their patients may face as they […] Read More

Top Questions to Ask as You Look For Schools This Fall

Top Questions to Ask When Looking For Schools This Fall Are the Instructors Qualified? The instructors should be experts in the field of healthcare and should specialize in the field they are teaching. Ask about their credentials and certifications during your interview and school tour. We have doctors, nurses, medical assistants, and more as part of our teaching staff. Is the Institution Accredited? The accreditation […] Read More

New Land, New Career: What You Need To Know to Succeed

New Land, New Career - What You Need To Know to Succeed When you come to the states, you come with a fresh start and the opportunity to build the kind of life you’ve always dreamed of. At The Allen School, we help train students from all walks of life who want to work in the medical assisting field. Medical assisting is one of the fastest-growing fields […] Read More

The Top 5 Things to Know About Taking the CNA Exam

The Top 5 Things to Know About Taking the CNA Exam A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) career is an essential piece of the healthcare industry, as well as a highly sought-after profession amongst those pursuing work in healthcare. It offers flexibility, a good salary, and opportunities to make a difference. At the Allen School of Health Sciences, we’ve specially tailored our premier Nursing Assistant Program to […] Read More