Social Media: Mindful Posting

Social Media is not viewed only by your friends and family, but also potential employers. Be aware of what you are posting to social media outlets. Both pictures and comments could be potentially viewed by recruiters. There are a few ways to keep a positive presence on social media while still remaining true to your […] Read More

Cover Letter Refresh

shutterstock_177503543 When applying for a job do you dread seeing the words, “please attach cover letter?” You are not alone; cover letters do not win the ‘most liked’ award when it comes to job hunting. A well written cover letter could be standing between you and landing an interview. Keep the following tips in the forefront […] Read More

High Blood Pressure

shutterstock_172571231 The latest debate on defining the “high” in high blood pressure started a few months ago when the Annals of Internal Medicine released recommendations by the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians. Much to everyone’s surprise the guidelines were higher than ever for patients ages 60 and older. Medical Assistants […] Read More

Institution for Hope: Skin Cancer Awareness

Allen School of Health Sciences July Institution for Hope cause is Skin Cancer Awareness. According to “skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, each year in the U.S. over 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are treated in more than 3.3 million people.” We will be sharing tips on how to […] Read More

Yoga Benefits for Chronic Back Pain

Stand Out from the Crowd Allen School of Health Sciences Medical Assistant and Nursing Assistant students do you or someone you know suffer from lower back pain? Recently, there was a trial conducted that proved yoga can help relieve chronic lower back pain just as effectively as physical therapy. People who practiced yoga or physical therapy during a 12 week […] Read More

Physical Inactivity Effects

Staying Healthy According to WebMD physical inactivity can boost chances of being diagnosed with certain cancers. Are you sitting on the sofa and letting life pass you by? A new study suggests that being a couch potato can increase the risk of being diagnosed with kidney and bladder cancer. Individuals that had lifetime recreational inactivity saw an […] Read More

Sunny Summer: Wear Sunscreen

Sunny Allen School of Health Sciences wants our students to be reminded of the importance of wearing sunscreen during these warm and sunny months. We have been told our whole lives to wear sunscreen  n the market, so such as: hat, sunglasses, tance of applying for you and your family and use it.; however, a lot […] Read More

Why Start Classes in the Summer?

summer It is finally June, so the winter blues are behind us! Now is the perfect time to attend school while the weather is pleasant and warm. Allen School of Health Sciences has four simple reasons why you should attend school during the summer season. Weather – Living in a cold climate like New York City […] Read More

Patient Customer Service

shutterstock_149682191 Healthcare professionals are commonly focused solely on taking care of patient’s healthcare needs. However, at the Allen School of Health Sciences we want our Medical Assistant and Nurse Assistant students to be well rounded and provide patients with the ultimate customer experience. Patients should be treated as customers. Excellent customer service can contribute to patients […] Read More

Our Graduates are Everywhere!

IMG_3602 Allen School of Health Sciences Graduates are everywhere. We were established over 56 years ago and maintain a host of relationships with healthcare facilities. Recently, we started an “I Got Hired” campaign that focuses solely on our Medical Assistant and Nurse Assistant students that were hired from internship or with the assistance of Career Services. […] Read More