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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Medical Instruments?

Jun 26 2018

Are you a die-hard Scrubs fan? Or maybe you prefer House? Or are you possibly related to someone who works in the medical field? Test your knowledge of common medical tools and see how you do! One question in particular will probably trip you up! How did you do? We want to see how you…

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How to Become a Medical Assistant

Jun 12 2018

If your dream is to become a medical assistant, the process can be broken down into a few simple steps: Graduate high school or earn GED Get your medical assistant education Pass the medical assistant licensing exam Apply for medical assistant positions Becoming a medical assistant can be a challenging task. You will have to…

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Meet the Staff: Sherri Steele, Medical Assistant Diploma Program Director

May 21 2018

We recently announced our new Medical Assistant diploma program, so this month we are featuring the wonderful woman building the foundations of the program, Sherri Steele. Sherri is the director of both our Medical Billing and Coding and Medical Assistant diploma programs, and she is phenomenal! She is a huge part of what makes PCI…

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Medical Assistant Diploma Program Coming in July!

May 03 2018

Pittsburgh Career Institute (PCI) is pleased to announce our new 10-month Medical Assistant diploma program! Medical assisting is a fast-paced, exciting medical career that many people around the country love. It provides the opportunity to help people and make a positive difference in the lives of many. July 30th is our first start date for…

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Meet the Staff: Peggy Brinton, Respiratory Therapy Program Director

Apr 20 2018

At Pittsburgh Career Institute, we aren’t just coworkers and classmates, we’re family. Peggy Brinton joined the PCI family to build our Respiratory Therapy program, and she’s done an outstanding job! We’re thrilled to have her with us, so we took the time this month to chat with Peggy and get to know her better! About…

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What Are the Dental School Requirements in Pittsburgh, PA?

Before applying to dental school there are a few requirements that must be met by applicants. Though each school has different prerequisites, most schools will require that you have at least a four-year degree or equivalent from a valid institution. Read on for other things to do before applying!

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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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