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Why Should I Become a Massage Therapist?

Mar 14 2018

If you’re considering a career in massage therapy, you probably have many questions! Massage therapy is an exciting, active career that can be fulfilling for many people. If you’re considering becoming a Massage Therapist, it’s important for you to look at why it might be the perfect fit for you! Learn Career-Ready Skills When you…

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Meet The Staff: Marco Rigazio, Massage Therapist Program Director

Mar 09 2018

Pittsburgh Career Institute (PCI) is nothing without our outstanding directors and educators! This month we spoke with Marco Rigazio, the director of our Massage Therapist program. His dedication and passion are inspiring, and he does everything he can to pass that on to his students! About Marco Marco Rigazio is a well-traveled man who has…

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What Can I Learn in a Surgical Technology Program?

Feb 21 2018

Working in the field of medicine can be a very exciting and rewarding job! Many people love the medical environment but do not have the resources or time to commit to the long term education needed in order to work in the medical field as a doctor or a surgeon. A surgical technician is able…

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What is the Difference Between Medical Billing and Medical Coding?

Feb 12 2018

Medical billers and medical coders both work with patient records in medical offices. Medical coders review patient records and apply the appropriate codes to the claims to be sent to various insurance companies for billing. Medical billers are responsible for transmitting the properly coded claims to the appropriate insurance companies and will follow the claims…

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Everything You Need to Know About Respiratory Therapy

Feb 07 2018

Respiratory therapy is one of the most versatile medical fields you can choose. Pittsburgh Career Institute offers a program that can be completed in as little as 23 months, which can help you get into your new career right away. If you’re considering an education in respiratory therapy, this blog is full of resources that…

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Respiratory Therapy Alumni Spotlight: Lindsey Junstrom

Jan 19 2018

Respiratory Therapy is one of the less well-known programs among the ones we offer at Pittsburgh Career Institute (PCI). This month we had the distinct pleasure of interviewing one of our respiratory therapy alumni, Lindsey Junstrom. She is a bright and enthusiastic young woman that had a great deal of insight to share with us!…

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5 Reasons Vet Techs Love Their Jobs

Jan 08 2018

It’s no secret that veterinary technicians have awesome jobs. They can work as caretakers at zoos, provide critical care to beloved house pets, and even research ways to keep animals healthier. For any animal lover, or even people looking to make the world a healthier place, veterinary technology is an exciting field. Here are five…

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7 Awesome Things to Do for the Healthcare Professional in Your Life on Valentine’s Day

Jan 05 2018

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and you’re probably still wondering what to do for the healthcare professional in your life. It’s OK. There’s no need to panic. We’ve got you covered. Sometimes it can be tricky to find fun, unique ways to show those closest to you that you love them, especially if…

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