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Apprenticeships benefit the allied health sector

Posted by Jessica Langley on November 2018

 

Apprenticeship programs follow a tried and true model that has built the modern American economy. What was once a common method for training in the manufacturing and trade area has now spread across the healthcare sector.

The model is working in healthcare, and the introduction has happened at the right time. With employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow by 18 percent from 2016 to 2026 —  adding 2.4 million new jobs — apprenticeships help create a new avenue for empowering the next generation of healthcare professionals.


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How you can help prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths on Oct. 27

Posted by Jessica Langley on October 2018

Do you have unused prescription medicine lingering in your medicine cabinet? Most of us do, but what we don’t realize is that too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That's dangerous and often tragic. That's why it was great to see thousands of folks from across the country clean out their medicine cabinets on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and turn in — safely and anonymously — a record amount of prescription drugs last year.

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Healthcare and Education Sectors Seeing Shakeups

Posted by Jessica Langley on September 2018

 

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NHA Career Bridge Scholarship Awarded to Virginia Certified Pharmacy Technician

Posted by Jessica Salley on August 2018

NHA is pleased to announce the recipient of the Spring 2018 NHA Career Bridge Scholarship, Julie Pham, CPhT.

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Nearly 40 percent of healthcare employers are offering continuing education to allied health professionals

Posted by Stefanie Voth on July 2018
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Motivational Interviewing is Changing the Conversation

Posted by Stefanie Voth on July 2018

 

Article originally featured in access™ 2018, volume II

Contributor: Patricia Shane, Ph.D, M.P.H.

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Doctor-Turned-Patient Shows the Value in Being Your Own Healthcare Advocate

Posted by Stefanie Voth on July 2018

Article originally featured in access™ 2018, volume II

Contributors: Dr. Rana Awdish, MD

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NHA Presents at CECU Annual  Convention: Advanced Analytics Empower Educators

Posted by Jessica Salley on June 2018

It's a problem every educator faces: how do you tailor your review process to place greater focus on areas where your students need the most help? This can be especially complicated when individual student needs are so different. When teachers have to make assumptions based on generalizations, instincts or unreliable data, some students are left behind and real improvement is a significant challenge.

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The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program approves NHA as a Sponsor Organization of CAAHEP and MAERB

Posted by Jessica Langley on June 2018

NHA is excited to announce a new sponsorship with the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP), the largest programmatic/specialized accreditor in the health sciences field and Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), one of the Committees of Accreditation (CoA) for medical assisting education programs under the Commission.

The goal of CAAHEP is to assess the quality of institutions, allied health programs and services, measuring them against accepted quality standards. In serving as a CoA of CAAHEP, MAERB is required to review programs based upon CAAHEP’s Standards and Guidelines, create policies that support CAAHEP’s Policies and Procedures, follow CAAHEP’s policies, and recognize and honor the diverse communities of interest, both within and beyond the medical assisting field, that have a stake in the education of medical assistants.

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CMS Updates, Healthcare Consumer Insights, Apprentice Programs for MAs and More Healthcare News

Posted by Jessica Langley on June 2018

The last few months have presented the healthcare and education sectors with plenty of newsworthy updates. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced an overhaul to the meaningful use EHR program which removes redundancies. Administrator, Seema Verma, said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work.

Today, we also highlight some pivotal successes for NHA along with key collaborative relationships between educators and employers who share a common goal of enhancing the success of allied health professionals. Research also supports the important role that industry credentials are playing in today’s workforce and the impact they are having on the healthcare and education sectors.

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Empowering people to access a better future.

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As the industry leader, we are passionately committed to develop, advance and advocate for the frontline healthcare worker, resulting in improved patient care.

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NHA’s proven results elevate and impact the lives of individuals, schools, and businesses in allied health. Our comprehensive certification and preparation resources provide our clients with access to the professional success they desire. NHA provides continuity for educators and employers seeking a partner with multiple certification options, giving students and employers a trusted path to skills growth and career advancement.