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By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

There are a lot of places you can work as a CNA. Most CNAs start out working in nursing homes because there are so many readily available jobs. Many go on to work at hospitals or start out there. What’s the difference between working as a CNA in a hospital vs. nursing home? Read on to learn more.... read more.

  • March 07, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

You love helping people as a member of the healthcare community, but you’re ready for a change. At The Manhattan Institute, we’ve helped countless students transition to more fulfilling careers. To help make your switch, we’ve compiled a list of 4 things to consider when you change healthcare careers. What Do You Enjoy? Healthcare isn’t always fun, but you’ve been around the scene long enough to know which parts you enjoy and which you’d rather do without. When you chan... read more.

  • February 27, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

One of the most important things to consider when changing careers is the current job market. We’ve found 5 of the most in-demand medical careers that are accessible with just a little bit of training. Read on for our list of the top medical careers in demand. (The following information was all found in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Jobs Rankings.)  ... read more.

  • February 23, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Patient Care Technician

Looking for an exciting career in healthcare? Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) are one of the highest paying medical jobs in NY, and the training doesn’t take very long to complete either. Read on to learn more about how to become a PCT.... read more.

  • February 14, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

We’ve talked a lot about how technology is changing pharmacy technician jobs (as well as the rest of healthcare), and that’s the case especially for pharmacy technicians in hospitals. Read on to learn the top duties of a pharmacy technician in a hospital.... read more.

  • February 09, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in EKG Technician

There are lots of questions to answer when you are thinking about starting a career as an EKG technician. But there’s one question we hear from our students more than any other. How much do EKG techs make? While there are plenty of other reasons you might consider a career as an EKG tech, salary is important. Read on to learn how much EKG techs make in the US and in NY.... read more.

  • February 02, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

It seems like a simple question, but the answer’s more complicated than you would expect. So, does a medical assistant have to be certified? Let’s talk about the training requirements to become a medical assistant.... read more.

  • January 23, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Fitness Trainer

Whether you already have your personal training certificate or are still thinking about your options, online personal training is a unique career opportunity that you can start quickly. But how exactly do you get started as an online personal trainer? Read on for our tips!... read more.

  • January 19, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

When you were little, everyone asked what you wanted to be when you grew up. Now, you’re grown and still trying to figure things out. If you are looking for a good career choice, you should consider becoming a medical assistant. Medical assisting pays well, is incredibly rewarding, and doesn’t take long to get started. Read on to learn why becoming a medical assistant is a good career choice.... read more.

  • January 10, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) and Home Health Aides (HHAs) are confused quite a bit because they have similar roles in patients’ lives, but they’re roles more different than most people think. Read on to learn the difference between CNAs and HHAs.... read more.

  • January 02, 2018