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      Great gifts for allied health professionals

      Healthcare professionals pour their hearts into their work. They're passionate about helping people and making a difference in their communities. What better way to treat them than to give them a gift that recognizes what they love most?

      Whether you're shopping for a friend, family member, student or co-worker, here are some great gift ideas* for the allied health professional on your list.


      For the Medical Assistant

      Medical assistants wear a lot of hats, and many depend on a cup of coffee ... or two ... or three ... to get through the day (don't we all?). Your recipient is sure to get a good laugh out of this coffee mug.



      For the Phlebotomy Technician

      These "blood"-filled syringe pens are the perfect stocking stuffer for the phlebotomist in your life.




      For the Pharmacy Technician

      What pharmacy technician wouldn't want to make these pill socks a part of their work uniform?




      For the EKG Technician

      This necklace replicates the pattern of an EKG monitor and will be dear to your recipient's heart for years to come.




      For the Billing & Coding Specialist

      Have you seen the language billing & coding specialists speak? They might as well have super powers. This mug is the perfect gift to honor their talent.




      For the Medical Administrative Assistant

      When you're in the front lines of patient care, you want to be put-together, but also practical. If the medical administrative assistant in your life has long hair, these hair ties double as chic bracelets so they're an all-around win.




      For the Electronic Health Records Specialist

      Managing patient records is a rewarding career, but working on a computer all day can create some aches and pains. Give them the gift of relaxation with this massage kit.




      For the Patient Care Technician

      This book is sure to warm a patient care technician's heart and remind them just how much of an impact they're having in their patients' lives every day.




      For Any Allied Health Professional on Your List

      This medical supplies bag is practical yet stylish and has tons of pockets to keep things organized.


      We're grateful for the difference allied professionals are making in their patients lives. They give so much every day, and we hope these ideas help you find a special way to give back to them.


      *NHA is not affiliated with any of the stores linked in this article. This post is just for fun!

      Topics: allied health careers, allied health, for fun