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What Does a Dialysis Technician Do?

Jun 19 2019

Dialysis Technicians control and oversee the dialysis process for patients with under-functioning kidneys. To learn more about this healthcare profession, read our blog post!

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10 Gifs Medical Assistants Can Relate To

May 17 2019

Being a Medical Assistant is a great career! You get to meet and talk to so many people every day—various patients and professional medical staff. These interactions can bring fun and interesting experiences. Here are 10 gifs that show what being a medical assistant is like.

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What’s the Difference Between a Dental Hygienist and a Dental Assistant?

Apr 10 2019

Dental hygienists and Dental Assistants have different roles in a dental office. Learn more about it here!

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3 Things Veterinary Technicians Love About Their Jobs

Dec 17 2018

People choose to become Veterinary Technicians for a wide variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s because Vet Techs want to help people, and others want to work with animals. Every Vet Tech has their own reasons for choosing to work in this field. Here are the top three reasons people love working as Veterinary Technicians: You…

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide For Veterinary Technicians

Nov 09 2018

Are you stressing over what to gift the special veterinary technician in your life? Worry no longer! Veterinary technicians work hard and have busy schedules, so finding ways to make their lives easier is a good way to approach gift shopping. Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas to make the holidays special…

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Meet The Staff: Charlotte Kwiatkowski, Surgical Technology Program Director

Pittsburgh Career Institute is pleased to welcome an experienced director for our Surgical Technology program, Mrs. Charlotte Kwiatkowski! She joined the school in September of 2018, making her one of the newest members of the PCI family. She may be relatively new at the school, but Mrs. Kwiatkowski brings a wealth of experience and knowledge…

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The Only Healthcare Training School in Downtown Pittsburgh

Oct 09 2018

Recently, we heard news of another local trade school closing, and would like to reiterate that we’re not going anywhere! PCI is actively enrolling for each of our nine programs, and would like to highlight some of the things we do to thrive in downtown Pittsburgh. This school hasn’t stayed open since 1980 through luck…

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Meet the Staff: Christine Skolyak, Dental Assistant Program Director

Sep 26 2018

Pittsburgh Career Institute has a dental assistant program that is designed to help students prepare to become licensed dental assistants. The director of the program, Ms. Christine Skolyak, has been instrumental in making the program what it is today, so we are featuring her and highlighting the great work she is doing. She’s an important…

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