Category: Blog

Which Healthcare Character Are You? Take Our Quiz!

Sep 19 2017

Have you been binge watching your favorite medical TV shows on Netflix? You’re probably envisioning yourself as one of your favorite characters, helping save lives, moving around the hospital, and changing people forever. Ready to find out who you are in the fictional healthcare industry? Take our quiz. Now that you’ve found out who you…

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What You Need to Know About Becoming a Medical Assistant

Aug 30 2017

There are different ways to become a Medical Assistant, but one of the best is to earn a diploma from an accredited school. Our 10-month diploma program at Pittsburgh Career Institute is designed to teach students the vital skills needed to begin a career as a Medical Assistant. What Could I Learn? There are many…

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How Much Do You Know About Respiratory Therapy?

Aug 17 2017

Becoming a Respiratory Therapist is a great way to get into the the healthcare industry. As a Respiratory Therapist you can help others and work in a fast-paced environment. While respiratory therapy is a great healthcare job, not very many people know about what they do. How much do you know about respiratory therapy? Take…

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5 Places to Work for a Respiratory Therapist

Jul 18 2017

Choosing a career as a Respiratory Therapist can lead to a fulfilling career in the healthcare industry. There is no doubt that it is rewarding to help people feel better and achieve greater health. Respiratory Therapists are a key member of healthcare! If you have been thinking about going to school to become a Respiratory…

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What Is a Veterinary Technician?

Jul 18 2017

If you love animals and care about their health and well-being, working in a veterinary clinic can be a lot of fun and make your work a blast! One way to get into the veterinary industry is to become a Veterinary Technician. Not sure what that is? Here’s the answer: What Is a Veterinary Technician?…

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Traits of a Great Respiratory Therapist

Jun 19 2017

It’s no surprise that careers in the medical field take a lot of dedication and talent. One great career requiring less than 2 years of schooling is respiratory therapy! (In fact, you can earn an Associate’s Degree from Pittsburgh Career Institute in Respiratory Therapy!) These therapists are known for their specialty and what makes them…

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Catching Up With Our Students

Apr 25 2017

Our students are amazing! We love to document what PCI students are doing, and we are excited to share their progress as they go along in their educational journey. Haven’t been following us on Instagram? We’ve got some updates for you! Surgical Technology A post shared by Pittsburgh Career Institute (@pciedu) on Apr 11, 2017…

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5 Signs You Might Love Surgical Technology

Apr 25 2017

We understand the pressure of finding the “perfect career”; an occupation in which you thrive, and somewhere that you look forward to going to each day. Some might say that you can’t love what you do, but we beg to differ. Here are 5 signs that you might be the perfect fit for surgical technology….

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