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7 things to consider when selecting an ...

Choosing an allied health certification provider is a decision that should be made carefully and with intention. As you research your options, use these seven criteria to give you a clear picture of which provider may be best for you.

  • Jun 27, 2019 4:11:25 PM |
  • Stacy Jones

4 Things We Learned by Bringing Allied ...

NHA has recently been hosting roundtable discussions with allied health educators and large employers of medical assistants across the country. We have discovered opportunities to work more closely, share information and create feedback loops to support allied health educators, students and their future employers.  

  • Jun 17, 2019 11:08:37 AM |
  • National Healthcareer Association

Celebrating CTE Success and ...

It's graduation season and we are thrilled to share some of the exciting successes that #NHAcertified students and professionals have had during and after their Career and Technical Education (CTE) run program. To date, NHA has certified over 68,000 CTE students but the benefits of certification go far beyond graduation. 

  • Jun 13, 2019 3:00:47 PM |
  • National Healthcareer Association

The 2019 edition of access™ now live!

It’s widely known that across the United States, our communities face a health epidemic of chronic disease; according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 60% of adults have one chronic disease, with 40% facing two or more. This epidemic, which impacts longevity, quality of life and the cost of healthcare, demands leadership and learning to help identify and deliver the care our communities deserve.

  • May 22, 2019 3:32:35 PM |
  • Jessica Langley

Patient Care Tech Outlook & Trends

We are passionate about keeping our materials and certifications relevant and meaningful to help empower allied health professionals to reach their career goals, and ultimately, help them provide better care. Before we made the recent updates to NHA's Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) exam, we spoke to employers and current patient care technicians, and would like to share some of the information and insights we discovered. Knowledge is power, and we hope this information will help you — whether you have patient care technicians on your team or are helping guide future patient care technicians on their educational journey.

  • May 17, 2019 12:59:50 PM |
  • Stacy Jones

2019 Industry Outlook


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Allied health professionals, which make up more than 60% of the healthcare industry workforce, play a critical and often behind-the-scenes role in caring for patients and ensuring that the flow of patients operates efficiently within healthcare institutions. Our communities depend on well-trained allied health professionals to ensure timely, quality care for patients, but currently, most communities across the United States are experiencing a shortage in the workforce.

  • May 10, 2019 3:37:20 PM |
  • Kate Ressler

Stepping Into Unexpected Opportunity

Nearly 18 years ago as a teenager, Jamie Bornt began working as a cashier at her local Hannaford grocery store. Over time she earned a promotion to manage the customer service department, where she excelled in meeting the needs of customers. As a star employee, Bornt’s talent and demeanor caught the attention of the store’s pharmacy manager.

  • May 10, 2019 3:34:50 PM |
  • Kate Ressler

Cultivating a Personal Brand

Contributors: Kim Doerflinger, Antrea Dowd, Elizabeth Thompson, Julie Walters and Davene Yankle, MS-HSM, BSN, CCRN

  • May 10, 2019 3:18:04 PM |
  • Kate Ressler

Simulation: Changing the Game of ...

Contributors: Glenn Albright, Ph.D. and Ron Goldman

  • May 10, 2019 3:07:59 PM |
  • Kate Ressler

Bringing 'COOL' Opportunities to Sailors

After completing intensive training, a hospital corpsman takes a pledge that says they will hold the care of the sick and injured to be a privilege and a sacred trust. This pledge isn’t taken lightly, and becomes ingrained in those who dedicate their military career to providing medical care to those in need. 

  • May 10, 2019 2:40:04 PM |
  • Kate Ressler



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  • Aug 15, 2019 6:00:00 AM |
  • Jessica Langley

Medical assistants: the perfect coach to add to your care team

  • Aug 6, 2019 5:00:00 AM |
  • Kate Ressler

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