Allen School of Health Sciences

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For more than 50 years the Allen School of Health Sciences has been helping people just like you train for a career in health care. We use our strength and competitive edge in health care career training to make YOU our next success story! We stick with health care because it’s what we know, and we’re good at it. We hold the tools you need to complete your education FAST.

Allen School of Health Sciences New York and Phoenix campus locations feature a comprehensive Medical Assistant program, which provides you the unique opportunity to complete training in less time than many other schools.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care job opportunities are on the rise. This is why Allen School of Health Sciences partners with thousands of clinics and medical facilities across the country. Employers are on the lookout for dedicated individuals – just like you – to fill these in-demand positions.

Due to the interactive nature of our classroom environment all students must own a desktop or laptop computer and have access to high-speed internet. Tablets and other mobile devices including hotspot internet are not supported at this time.

With Allen School of Health Sciences, you can:

  • Complete your training in less time than other schools with our Fast-Track Program
  • Learn from faculty comprised of real industry professionals
  • Take advantage of extensive National Career Services assistance
  • Financial Aid available to those who qualify

Allen School of Health Sciences is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education, the New York State Education Department, and nationally accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Programs Available at Allen School of Health Sciences:

    Medical Assistant - Certificate

    About The Medical Assistant Healthcare Training Program
    The Medical Assistant program, prepares you to play an essential role in the day-to-day functions of healthcare offices of all types and sizes. Working under the direct supervision of a doctor or licensed healthcare provider, typically Medical Assistants are needed in medical offices, diagnostic screening facilities, colleges and universities, outpatient plastic surgery centers, and physical rehabilitation practices.

    The medical curriculum and skills you will learn through the Medical Assistant Program at The Allen School of Health Sciences include:

    • Computer literacy, including keyboarding and word processing Composing professional business letters and memos.
    • Administrative skills such as front office operations, telephone skills, appointment scheduling, medical records management, and patient billing practices.
    • Overview of the healthcare system and understanding of healthcare insurance programs
    • Understanding the structure and basic functions of the human body as well as common illness and disorders.
    • Measuring vital signs (blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration), and preparing patients for examinations
    • Obtaining electrocardiograms (EKG)
    • Performing phlebotomy (blood drawing) basic urinalysis, and waived laboratory tests
    • Effective communication and developing good patient relations.
    • Medical law and ethics as it pertains to the scope of practice for a Medical Assistant.
    • Beginning a successful medical assistant career by creating a professional resume and examining effective interview techniques.

    What Does A Medical Assistant Do?

    The general answer is anything and everything a doctor or healthcare professional needs or asks for. While the duties for a Medical Assistant are vast and varied, typically those duties include:

    • Updating and managing patient medical records
    • Verifying insurance coverage
    • Authorizing specialist referrals
    • Scheduling appointments
    • Assisting with minor office surgery and caring for surgical instruments
    • Managing the medical supply inventory
    • Drawing blood and performing waived lab tests
    • Preparing patients for the physician and assisting with examinations
    • Performing electrocardiography

    Ability to perform certain tasks may be limited by rules and regulations in your state.

Allen School of Health Sciences Campus:

  • Jamaica

    At Allen School, we offer the convenience of experiencing the same top-notch education that we deliver at our Downtown Brooklyn Campus at our main campus location in Jamaica, Queens. With over 50 years of experience training students to become confident professionals in some of the most sought after fields in Allied Health, we continue our vision with accredited programs at our Jamaica, Queens Campus in Nursing Assisting and Medical Assisting.

    Here are just a few of the benefits of receiving an education at Allen School – Jamaica Campus

    • Learn the medical skills needed to succeed in a competitive field, with programs tailored to meet the needs of the industry
    • Complete your training in half the time of other schools via our accelerated certificate program
    • Receive a high level of support and supervision from Allen School instructors, specialists in the healthcare industry
    • Benefit from national career service assistance

    Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

    Allen School is licensed by the New York State Department of education and nationally accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education

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