Three Ways to Prepare Medical Assistant Students for the Workforce
Preparing students for today’s healthcare workforce goes beyond basic clinical and classroom instruction. Healthcare training encompasses so much more than thoroughly preparing allied healthcare students for their careers. The best clinical knowledge is essential of course, but they also need hard-to-teach skills like teamwork and communication, not to mention resources on how even to FIND the right job and prepare for interviews.
- August 16, 2022 |
- Karen Schotanus
Severe Car Accident Survivor Reflects on Importance of Essential Soft Skills in Health Care
"Nobody teaches us to be a patient."
— Kathy Torpie, Psychologist, Author, International Health Care Speaker
A tragic head-on collision with a drunk driver changed Kathy Torpie's life forever.
At the beginning of her story, Kathy asks you to imagine waking up in intensive care, your eyes so swollen you can’t see, your jaw is wired shut and you can feel a machine forcing air through a tube in your throat.
- February 14, 2022 |
- National Healthcareer Association
NHA’s PersonAbility™ Achieves ACPE Continuing Education Accreditation
The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) has achieved programmatic accreditation for continuing education from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education for their soft skills training program, PersonAbility™. Accredited to provide nine hours of continuing education (0.9 CEUs) for both certified pharmacy technicians and pharmacists, PersonAbility™ provides essential soft skills training to improve communication techniques, critical thinking skills, and professionalism.
- August 3, 2021 |
- Jessica Langley