Allied Health Trends Impacting Hiring and Retention in Private Practice

By 2030, all baby boomers – more than 78 million – will be older than 65. That means that many of today’s highly-skilled, frontline healthcare workers will be transitioning to retirement and moving from practitioner to patient. This aging population will increase the need for healthcare services, creating more strain on providers who already face difficulty in staffing.

  • October 17, 2019 |
  • Kate Ressler

Certified Nursing Assistant and Certified Patient Care Technician: Better Together

The role of a Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT/A), or patient care coordinator and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) are oftentimes assumed to be the same job in allied health. While these roles are similar there are some distinct differences. However, if you are trying to optimize your learners career opportunities there are many reasons why seeking both credentials makes sense. They may work better together.

  • September 12, 2019 |
  • Stacy Jones

3 ways online learning resources can help you stand out as an instructor

As an allied health instructor or trainer, you are often juggling multiple priorities: always doing what is best for your learners, trying to instruct based on the industry’s needs, while also trying to meet (and exceed) the standards and goals set by your institution. After all, we all want to be stand-out employees.  

How do you do it? Implementing the use of online learning resources is a start. Many of them contain additional tools that a textbook can’t deliver. However, it’s important to note, not all online resources are created equal. With the right menu of features, you can command the classroom, deliver engaging lessons, and earn an A+ instructor evaluation! 

  • July 18, 2019 |
  • Stacy Jones

7 things to consider when selecting a certification partner

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.

  • April 22, 2019 |
  • Stacy Jones



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