Category: Blog

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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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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7 Tips for Going Back to School

Dec 28 2017

Are you thinking about going back to school? You may want to build an exciting new career or create a source of steady income. There’s a million great reasons to continue your education. Whatever the reason may be, there are a few things you can do to be fully prepared to go back to school….

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Why Community Involvement is Important at PCI

Nov 10 2017

Most, if not all, students at Pittsburgh Career Insitute choose to come here so they can build a career helping other people or animals. Our students have a passion for serving others. It’s what motivates them. This drive to help and serve is one of the things that makes being a student or staff member…

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