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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 September!

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. September 4th is our first start date for…

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Meet the Staff: Peggy Brinton, Respiratory Therapy Program Director

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?

Apr 18 2018

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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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 payment. 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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