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Making the Leap From HOSA to a Healthcare Career

Posted on Fri, Mar 25, 2016

If you’re a member of HOSA, then you’re already well on your way to a rewarding career as a health professional. As someone who’s passionate about helping other people, you’re probably willing to do whatever it takes to make your dream a reality.

But that doesn’t mean there won’t be roadblocks. Not everyone in HOSA is actually going to wind up with a job in healthcare. If you’re really committed to having a successful position in this rewarding field, we want you to remember these six tips. They’re absolutely critical when it comes to transitioning from HOSA to a healthcare career.

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Topics: healthcare education, allied health career, preparing for college

How Being a Pharm Tech Now Can Help Your Career Later

Posted on Mon, Mar 21, 2016

You don’t need to become a pharmacist to work in a pharmacy. In fact, you don’t even need a degree. You can jump straight into the field if you’re willing to get the proper certification.

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Topics: new programs, allied health career, Professional Development

7 Reasons Respiratory Therapy Is Lifting Off

Posted on Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Respiratory therapy is the most in-demand healthcare career no one seems to be talking about. Despite a fantastic job outlook and evidence of a continued need for qualified individuals, respiratory care just doesn’t get the buzz it deserves.

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Topics: healthcare education, allied health career, respiratory care

Medical Assistant Program Helps Shari Make an Impact

Posted on Wed, Mar 09, 2016

Shari knows what she wants: a meaningful healthcare career that will open the door for more educational opportunities.

And it seems like she is well on her way: She recently transferred to the Nebraska Methodist College Medical Assistant program after nine months at a traditional university.

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Topics: allied health career, student spotlight

Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Pregnant With Possibility

Posted on Tue, Jan 12, 2016

The image of the doctor hovering over a pregnant woman to reveal the first glimpse of a baby is one that’s become ingrained in our minds thanks to pop culture.

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Topics: allied health career, health professions, sonography

9 Facts You Never Knew About Medical Assistant Certification

Posted on Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Medical Assistants are in high demand right now. Yet in spite of this, we still get a lot of questions about just what it means to be a medical assistant.

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Topics: healthcare education, allied health career

Breaking Down the Fastest Growing Careers in Healthcare

Posted on Tue, Nov 03, 2015

When most people think of the hospital, their minds immediately jump to the doctors and nurses that stand on the front lines of the healthcare field.

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Topics: healthcare education, allied health career, health professions

Interdisciplinary Day Gives Allied Health Students New Perspective

Posted on Tue, Sep 29, 2015

It wasn’t a typical day at Nebraska Methodist College. Students gathered in a large classroom to watch a video of an automobile accident. The victims sustained serious injuries requiring immediate medical attention.

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Topics: student life, allied health career, nursing

X-Ray Marks The Spot: Careers 101- Rad Tech

Posted on Tue, Sep 01, 2015

You’ve probably heard the phrase “What you see is what you get.” But what about all those things you can’t see? In the medical world, they’re pretty darn important, and it’s up to Radiologic Technologists to create a picture of the health issues plaguing patients.

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Topics: allied health career, rad tech program, health professions

Careers 101: Cardiovascular Sonography Takes Heart

Posted on Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Have you ever played one of those touchscreen games that puts two photos next to one another and tasks you with figuring out the differences between the two? Are you currently wondering why a nursing and allied health college is referencing a pub game?

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Topics: allied health career, health professions