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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 licensed surgical technician is…

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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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Job Search Tips from PCI’s Career Services Department

Dec 29 2016

Read the newspaper and research job search websites to find more information on companies that are hiring and information about their application process. Use the posted job description to tailor your resume for the position. This will mean that you will have to edit your resume to suit the position description and criteria with key…

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4 Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Medical Billing & Coding

Oct 05 2016

The workforce is competitive no matter what industry you choose, which is why one of the top reasons that pursuing a degree is vital to achieving career success. The healthcare industry is experiencing unprecedented growth, thanks in part to nationwide reforms in healthcare. As a result, healthcare in general is expected to generate millions of…

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5 Reasons It’s Never Too Late to Begin Your Education at PCI

Furthering your education is an exciting and nerve-racking experience, no matter how old you are. Whether you are just out of high school or returning after your own kids have graduated, going back to school can be frightening, exhilarating and a huge life change. No matter how old you are, you are bound to have…

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What Can I Do With a Respiratory Therapy Degree?

Obtaining a respiratory therapy degree is a great choice for individuals who would like to explore career opportunities in a healthcare setting.  Respiratory therapist’s responsibilities include evaluating patient’s respiratory conditions, facilitating physical examinations, running diagnostic tests, and administering treatments. Below is some information about various career options available with a respiratory therapy degree, the ideal…

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Why it’s Worth It to Get a Pharmacy Technician Degree

In today’s job market, there are many different health care career opportunities.  If stability is something you are looking for in a career, then becoming a pharmacy technician could be the right choice for you.  There are many advantages to earning a pharmacy technician degree, and it could open the door for more opportunities. The…

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