Be Thankful

As the holidays approach it can become challenging to juggle work, life, school, a job and sometimes more. It is more important now than ever to take a moment to reflect on all of the things you have to be thankful for. Here are just a few suggestions to jump start your thankfulness list. Be […] Read More

3 Cheers For Career Services

Resume tips for recent healthcare grads In honor of National Career Development month we want to take a moment and give a shout out to our incredible Career Services staff here at the Allen School. From orientation to graduation these folks are here to help YOU succeed every step of the way. Just one more way the Allen School goes the […] Read More

Diabetes Facts and Myths

Every month the Allen School of Health Sciences is proud to support a healthcare cause that is important to our students, their future patients, and the community through our institution for HOPE campaign. In the month of November we are proud to support Diabetes awareness. This month we’d like to take a look at some […] Read More

How to Prevent Infectious Diseases

Hand Washing blog As the cold, rainy, and snowy weather approaches our area, the number of infections also tends to increase.  There are some very simple ways to protect you from picking up common bacterial and viral conditions.  Washing your hands will help to remove the bad germs.  When we touch objects like door knobs and subway hand rails, we […] Read More

High Tech Toys For Pediatric Patients

From simple doctor’s visits to extended hospital stays pediatric patients can present their own unique set of needs and challenges. Often times they don’t understand what is going on and this can cause them to have major fears of medical procedures and testing.  Unlike their adult counterparts they may have trouble expressing their feelings, and […] Read More

3 Benefits of Working in Healthcare for the Elderly

3 Benefits of Working with the Elderly The healthcare industry offers a variety of highly rewarding career paths, each one specializing in a unique set of intellectual and physical skills. However, the one skill set spanning all healthcare professions is emotional in nature. ― The ability to show empathy and kindness to the patients and families for whom you are caring. While everyone in […] Read More

Things to Bring to an Interview

Choosing the right job setting for your first healthcare position Imagine you are at the end of your internship, having just finished your classwork and you are ready to start looking for your new career in healthcare. You’ve got a great resume, and you’ve been practicing your interview skills and you finally get that call you’ve been waiting for to go into a clinic and […] Read More

Feeling SAD: Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter SAD blog Fall and the Winter seasons are on their way.  The days start to become shorter and shorter.  Some people feel a little sad and tired because of this.  This can be due to the fact that we are adjusting our activity schedule and the after work activities we were engaging in may not be possible […] Read More

5 Reasons Why Horror Movies Are Healthy

Horror movie blog October is here and with it comes Halloween and television marathons of horror movies and slasher films that can make the season a little frightening and a little fun. While some of us like these films and some of us really don’t as healthcare students it’s our job to find the healthy benefits in any […] Read More

Ways to Help Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every month the Allen School of Health Sciences is proud to support a great cause that may impact our friends, families, and patients as our students begin their new careers in the field of healthcare and October is no exception. Each October our campuses “Go Pink” to help support Breast Cancer Awareness. We also educate […] Read More