By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Assistant

You’re dressed for success and ready to dominate your interview, but there’s one thing you can never be fully prepared for - the questions. It’s impossible to know exactly what interview questions you will be asked during your interview, but reviewing some of the most common interview questions for a medical assistant will prepare you for the types of answers you want to give.... read more.

  • September 22, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Healthcare is a demanding career field, and you’ve got to figure out how to increase energy if you want to come home at the end of your shift and not feel completely exhausted. Whether you are just starting out in your healthcare job or are a veteran healthcare professional just figuring out how to be healthier on the job, increasing your stamina should be a priority. By choosing foods that give you energy and doing stamina exercises, you can make it easier to walk quickly, stand all shift long, and l... read more.

  • September 12, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing & Coding

Depending on where you are working, the roles of a medical biller and medical coder may be vastly different or they might look exactly the same. Read on to learn more about the differences between a medical biller and a medical coder.What Is Medical Coding?Medical billing and medical coding are related, but they are not the same. Medical coding is the process of making sure that medical encounters are recorded appropriately for billing purposes. These records are outside of a patient file and utilize a seri... read more.

  • September 08, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in CNA

A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) is responsible for a lot of different things. From assisting healthcare professionals to helping settle new patients, CNAs deal with people all day. Read on to learn the top 3 duties of a CNA.Providing Basic Care for PatientsMany patients require help with basic needs such as washing, going to the bathroom, or getting dressed and undressed. CNAs are responsible for providing this basic care. A CNA must be able to deal with patients in situations where they may feel embarras... read more.

  • August 30, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Pharmacy Technician

Technology and time change everything, including the duties of a pharmacy technician. Whether you are just looking into becoming a pharmacy technician or have been working in the field for years, it’s important to understand how the landscape is changing. Read on to learn how the duties of a pharmacy technician are changing.How Tighter Restrictions are Changing the Duties of a Pharmacy TechnicianWorking as a pharmacy technician is not for everyone. In order to qualify for the job, you have to have a s... read more.

  • August 23, 2017

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

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Fitness 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

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Medical Billing & 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

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

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