November 19, 2019
The ABHES Advantage

The Advantage is ABHES' newsletter which features information on ABHES member schools and programs, updates on staff and Commission, upcoming events, interpretation of standards and general information about the healthcare industry.


Summer 2014

  • Welcome Commissioners
  • News from the Dental Assisting National Board
  • News from NBSTSA
  • State Authorization Reminder
  • Re-Thinking Graduate Placement



Summer 2013

  • Accredited Institutions and Programs Make A Difference
  • Keys to Student Retention in Online Classrooms
  • Annual Reporting Coming Soon
  • Surgical Association News
  • Memories from ABHES' 10th Annual Conference



Fall 2012

In this edition:

  • 10th Annual National Conference on Allied Health Education
  • Credentialing Agencies Updates
  • Responding to Low Placement Rates
  • Status of Program Integrity Rules



Winter 2011

In this edition:

  • Reporting New and Revised Programs
  • ABHES Welcomes New Staff Members
  • ABHES Institutions and Programs Making a Difference
  • Engagement Metrics in Distance Education
  • Practitioners in Demand



Spring 2011

In this edition:

  • National Conference in Review
  • Credit Hour Definition for Federal Funding
  • Update on State Authorization
  • Program Effectiveness Plan
  • ABHES Welcomes New Staff Members



Summer 2010

In this edition:

  • Importance of Student Externship
  • Defaults:  A Perfect Storm
  • Remembering Norma Ford
  • ABHES Welcomes New Staff
  • Cynthia Davenport, APSA, Retires
  • ABHES Annual Conference News



Fall 2009

In this edition:

  • National Conference on Allied Health Education Update
  • Success Stories
  • Good Times for Health Education Training
  • Developing Program Effectiveness Plans
  • CAPPS' STAR Awards
  • 2010 Important ABHES Dates



Winter 2008

In this edition:

  • New Faces at ABHES
  • CCA Convention Information
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • DANB Looks Forward
  • CMA Exam Goes Electronic
  • CAPPS E-Update
  • New From Our Schools
  • Remembering Larry Nesmith




Spring 2008

In this edition:

  • Accreditation Corner
  • ABHES Annual Conference
  • News From ABHES Members
  • Military Obligations and the CMA
  • A Lost Boy Find Success



Spring 2007

In this edition:

  • Random Acts of Kindness
  • Washington Update
  • How is Rudi Doing?
  • 2007 Conference Highlights
  • Preparing for a Site Visit



Fall 2006

In this edition:

  • Distance Education Today
  • Report on Nurse Educators
  • Allied Health Week
  • ABHES' New Commissioners
  • And, Where is My Extern?