How Befriending Classmates Can Benefit Your Education

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Maybe you think you’re too busy for friends or don’t enjoy talking to people. Or maybe you just think that making friends with your classmates will make you spend too much time talking and not enough time paying attention. But it turns out that befriending classmates can benefit your education. Don’t believe us? Read on!Befriending Classmates Increases ComfortOne of the most important indicators of your education is how comfortable you feel in class. When you don’t understand somethi... read more.

  • August 17, 2017
3 Tips for Certified Personal Trainers to Build Clientele

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Whether you work for yourself or for one of the best gyms in New York, as a certified personal trainer, you are probably responsible for building your own clientele. You may be the fittest, most inspirational personal trainer in the world, but if you aren’t actively promoting yourself, how will people know how great you are? Thankfully, we’ve compiled 3 tips for certified personal trainers to build clientele.Offer Free or Reduced Rate TrainingIf you are just starting out or have recently become... read more.

  • August 08, 2017
What is the Average Salary of a Medical Biller?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing and Coding

Money isn’t the only reason you should choose a career, but that doesn’t it stop it from being an important factor to consider. While there are many emotionally fulfilling aspects of working in the healthcare field, there are also monetary and security benefits. You don’t have to be a doctor to make a decent living in healthcare, and if you’ve been thinking about becoming a medical biller, you may be surprised by how much they make. So, what is the average salary of a medical biller... read more.

  • August 03, 2017
How Long Does It Take To Become a Medical Assistant?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

If you are looking for a new career in the healthcare field, you may want to consider becoming a medical assistant. Certified medical assistants are in demand and crucial for patient care. They play an important role in the growing healthcare field and employment opportunities are abundant and well-compensated. So how long does it take to become a medical assistant anyway? The answer may surprise you!Do I Need To Be Certified To Become a Medical Assistant?Medical assisting is one of the few healthcare caree... read more.

  • July 31, 2017
Studying Tips for Learning Information vs. Memorizing Information

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

There are two different ways to prepare for any test. Many students try to cram as much information into their short term memory the night or hour before the exam only to find that they don’t remember as much as they’d like - and what they do remember is gone after the test ends. Tired of memorizing information and want to learn something instead? These studying tips for learning information vs. memorizing information will help you ace your next test, but more importantly, they will help you und... read more.

  • July 18, 2017
Dialysis Technicians: Impacting Lives Everyday

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Dialysis Technician

Dialysis technicians make a major difference in people’s lives every single day - often without being recognized. But today, we are going to explore how dialysis technicians impact the lives of their patients and why you may want to become one.What is a Dialysis Technician?Dialysis technicians help patients with kidney disease stay alive by overseeing the process of dialysis - where a machine filters out the toxins from a person’s body when his or her kidneys are unable to do so. Dialysis is the... read more.

  • July 13, 2017
Work out Smarter not Harder with these Fitness Gadgets

By Jack Fleming, Posted in Personal Trainer

Whether you have a modest approach to your workouts or you consider yourself a fitness nut, it goes without saying that while gratifying, exercise can be both challenging and time-consuming. One of the great things about exercise is that you can do it anywhere, as long as you have your limbs and the willpower to do so. I’ve put together a list of gadgets that can help your workouts to be faster and more effective without overtaxing your body.TreadmillsAs an iconic piece of cardio equipment, treadmills... read more.

  • July 10, 2017
What Does a Patient Care Technician Do?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Patient Care Technician

If you are already an allied healthcare professional, you can become a patient care technician in as little as 4 weeks, but what does a patient care technician do? Read on to learn what to expect from a career as a patient care technician.What Does a Patient Care Technician Do?A patient care technician (PCT) helps patients with basic tasks that they can no longer do on their own such as bathing, shaving, dressing, eating, and walking. PCTs are also responsible for taking vital signs and drawing blood. Occas... read more.

  • July 05, 2017
5 Skills Every EKG Technician Should Have

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

Whether you already are an EKG Technician or are interested in becoming one, these skills are essential to your success. Read on to learn 5 skills every EKG Technician should have.Caregiving SkillsLike most healthcare professionals, EKG technicians work closely with patients during difficult times in their lives. It is crucial that a good EKG technician develop caregiving skills to provide positive bedside manner to all patients. You need to develop patience and empathy in order to do your job well. You wil... read more.

  • June 29, 2017
5 Outstanding Hospitals to Work at in NY [Infographic]

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

New York is home to many spectacular things - the Empire State Building, Central Park, amazing pizza, and best of all, an outstanding number of places to work in the healthcare field. Did you know that the healthcare field is supposed to grow 30% by 2020? Or that healthcare workers make up 12% of the New York workforce? New York’s healthcare field is thriving, and in case you’ve been wondering where you should work, we’ve gathered 5 of the most outstanding hospitals in New York. Check them... read more.

  • June 22, 2017