By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

New York City Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technicians are in high demand. Careers as a healthcare providers are expected to grow rapidly over the next ten years. With today’s unstable economy, it is smart to choose a career in a growing workforce.EKG Technicians earn an average of $50,000, with the possibility to earn upwards of $77,000 with advanced EKG training. In as little as nine months you could earn your certificate and be out in the work place helping people with heart disease and advancing your c... read more.

  • October 09, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing & Coding

Do you want to start a career in the medical field but don’t know where to start? There are so many job opportunities available in healthcare that finding the right one for you can be a challenge.If you’re interested in the medical field but don’t want to take the nursing route, starting a job as a Medical Biller can get you the healthcare experience you need to pursue the career you want.Not really sure what a Medical Biller does? Learn what a Medical Biller does in order to determine wha... read more.

  • September 16, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Fitness Trainer

A career as a personal trainer is rewarding on so many levels. Not only do you get the opportunity to learn new exercises and physiological treatments but you also get to teach others how to create and maintain their own healthy lifestyles.That one-on-one interaction between trainer and trainee is an experience unique to personal training, and when you train to become a certified personal trainer, The Manhattan Institute gives you all the hands-on training necessary to succeed. Classes in physiology, nutrit... read more.

  • September 04, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Fitness Trainer

Pursuing a career in personal training means you get the best of both worlds. Not only do you spend your time learning the ins and outs of physical fitness, nutrition, and overall healthy living but you also get to share your knowledge and experiences in the gym with others.Learning and teaching are two extremely rewarding experiences that pay off both for you and your clients when you both start recognizing the signs of a healthy lifestyle. While it is not strictly mandatory to get certified in order to be... read more.

  • August 24, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

CNAs are an integral piece of the medical team. The performance and success of the doctor and his or her medical staff relies heavily on the CNA. Certified Nursing Assistants are key in making patients feel comfortable and confident in their physician’s care. In fact, that’s your most important role. If you are considering a career in the Nursing field, becoming a CNA is a great place to start. In this position, you will learn just how important you are and what role you play in the care an... read more.

  • August 06, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Phlebotomy Technician

Wondering whether becoming a Phlebotomy Technician is the right career move for you? Here is a breakdown of what a phlebotomist does in a day. Prepping the EquipmentBefore phlebotomy technicians begin, they must make sure that everything they need to make the procedure go as quickly and as easily as possible. This entails ensuring that all the equipment they need – from tourniquets and needs to collection tubes and disposal containers – are ready to go before they meet with the patient.Furt... read more.

  • July 29, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Fitness Trainer

The Personal Trainer course at The Manhattan Institute will prepare you for everything you need to know to become a successful personal trainer. But there are specific, personal qualities every client looks for in their personal trainer that you must embody to be successful. These 5 qualities of a personal trainer can be built and honed with practice and skill, so keep these in mind as you study and work your way to your certification.PassionateEvery personal trainer must be passionate about their career an... read more.

  • July 23, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

 Medical Assistants are proud to be working in one of the fastest growing fields in the country. As a Medical Assistant, you will assist doctors and physicians in administrative and clinical capacities, help patients receive medication, and work as a member of a team responsible for the care and examination of several different patients.If you are considering a career path in the medical field, Medical Assistant could be perfect for you! Beyond being a vital member of a team and doing your role to help... read more.

  • July 16, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

As of May 2015, health care and health services positions were among the most hired, second only to business and professional service positions. According to the Department of Labor, the demand for healthcare positions is high with over 430,000 positions to be filled. This trend will continue as the existing population continues to age and demand better healthcare. If you are pursuing a career in health services, here are a few statistics to help you decide your professional career path here in New York Cit... read more.

  • July 09, 2015

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Whether you’ve just decided to start a CNA program or if you’re about to graduate, there are a few key facts you need to know about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant in New York. Training and certification requirements, security screenings, and day-to-day tasks you’re expected to perform are all part of the CNA lifestyle, and these 4 facts can help you prepare for your new career.1. Training and Certification RequirementsIn the state of New York, you cannot become a Certified Nursing... read more.

  • July 01, 2015