Allied Health careers are in High Demand!
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NHA Medical Assistant Certification
Understanding Allied Healthcare
Allied Health professionals are integral to the treatment of patients. Even though they work indirectly in the areas of medicine or nursing, they use the same scientific principles as other healthcare professionals, in helping to diagnose, evaluate and treat diseases. Many health services are provided by Allied Health Professionals filling non-nurse and non-physician-based roles. Career benefits include the diversity of roles that are available to you within the
profession. Depending on the role, your work environment may not be limited to healthcare facilities. You can also select a career path with direct patient contact or indirect care roles.
You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment in one of our allied health programs, you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for. The best part is that you can take the first big step right now.
Athens Premier School of Allied Health Studies
Athens Institute of Allied Health prepares students to become therapists, technicians, administrators, managers, and assistants who are the backbone of today’s healthcare workforce. As the nation’s population ages and increasingly struggles with chronic disease and disability, as well as healthcare reform, our mission of education premier healthcare professionals has never been more vital.
AIAH is a post-secondary, technical training school, specializing in programs for careers in allied health. Students who attend our school, master college-level courses, which include science, math, and technology to perform essential work in the career field of their choice. Almost all the programs offered require a certification to work in or be competitive in that field.
While many medical programs take from two to four years to complete, we offer certificate programs which can be earned in a matter of a few short weeks. You will notice that our programs are accelerated. An accelerated or shorter program means less cost to the student. We focus on crucial knowledge and hands-on skills so that students spend time learning the things used every day in the healthcare field. Our students receive National Certifications, enabling them to enter the workforce and get started earning paychecks as quickly as possible.
Education and training for students earning NCCA Nationally accredited certifications
We’ve partnered with NHA (National Healthcareer Association) to help our students every step of the way with programs specifically designed to enhance their skills, knowledge, & qualifications. Our goal is to set every student up for successful careers in allied healthcare.
Clinical Medical Assistants
89% of organizations encourage or require their medical assistants to be certified.
87% of organizations encourage or require their EKG technicians to be certified
90% of organizations encourage or require their pharmacy technicians to be certified.
Electronic Health Records Specialists
One in five people surveyed in 2020 by the Kaiser Family Foundation found a mistake in their EHR.
The average Dialysis clinic is always seeking 2 more qualified technicians.
93% of organizations encourage or require their phlebotomy technicians to be certified.
Billing and Coding Specialists
68% of organizations encourage or require their billing and coding specialists to be certified.
Medical Administrative Assistants
75% of organizations encourage or require their medical administrative assistants to be certified.
Patient Care Technicians
68% of organizations encourage or require their patient care technicians to be certified.
Physical Therapy Aide
74% of physical therapy centers require their PTA's to be certified.
*Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2019). Occupational Outlook Handbook. National Healthcareer Association (2020). 2020 Industry Outlook.
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