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Career Step’s EHR Curriculum Earns Approval from the National Healthcareer Association
Entry Date July 23, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has earned approval on its electronic health records (EHR) curriculum included in its Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR course from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). “The NHA is a leading industry organization that focuses on improving the quality of [...]

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Infographic: Study Tips for the Online Student
Entry Date July 2, 2014
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It’s safe to say that Career Step knows a little bit about what it takes to be a successful online student. After all, we’ve been offering online training since 1999 and more than 85,000 students have chosen Career Step courses over the years. So, whether you’re already gearing up for [...]

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Career Step Releases New Infographic Video on the Opportunities Available for Pharmacy Technicians
Entry Date June 20, 2014
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Career Step, an online school providing career-focused education, has released a new infographic video that offers an overview of the pharmacy technician career, the growth the career is seeing nationwide, and how to start a career in this field. The video also provides a few details on choosing a quality [...]

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Career Step Scholarship Deadline for Graduating Seniors Extended to August 31
Entry Date June 12, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education, has extended the deadline for its scholarship for graduating high school seniors, announced in April, until August 31, 2014. The school is offering over $450,000 in scholarships to Utah high school seniors graduating this year through a tuition-free enrollment available to one [...]

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Infographic: Finding the Perfect Military Spouse Career
Entry Date May 21, 2014
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The first step in going back to school is deciding what your career goals are. After all, it’s especially tricky to know what to go to school for if you don’t know what you want to do afterwards! Military spouses face a number of unique challenges when it comes to [...]

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Career Step Releases New “Day in the Life” Video Profiling Medical Coding Careers
Entry Date May 14, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new career profile video that shadows a medical coding and billing professional to give students a peek into what it is like day to day in this field. The new video is just over two minutes [...]

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Career Step Releases New ICD-9 for ICD-10 Coders Training Program
Entry Date May 8, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new ICD-9 for ICD-10 Coders training program. This new course is designed to quickly teach ICD-10 trained coders the differences between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 code sets so they can earn the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) [...]

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Your Guide to a Better Final Exam Experience

Entry Category Medical Transcription
Entry Date July 24, 2014
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As you finish up your training, you will probably wonder what the best way is to prepare and approach the final. After listening to and evaluating feedback from our students and instructors, we have compiled a few simple steps to help you have a better experience, before and during the [...]

Get More Referrals at Summer Events!

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date July 24, 2014
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With summer comes warmer weather and fun outdoor events like music festivals, family reunions and craft fairs. Whether you’re just playing at the pool with the kids or volunteering at a local charity run, these events are a great opportunity to increase your referrals! But how do you do that? [...]

Refocusing on ICD-9-CM

Entry Category Coding and Billing
Entry Date July 23, 2014
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With the government mandate delaying the implementation of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS until at least October 1, 2015, the Health Information Management industry has had to switch gears from full speed ahead with ICD-10 to refocusing on the continued use of ICD-9-CM. The delay has tipped more than one apple cart [...]

Referrer Spotlight: Breanna Herrera

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date July 23, 2014
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Graduating from college has always been a dream of mine, but life just flew by once I graduated high school. I had to pay the bills, so I put college on the back burner and got a job as a waitress. I worked for a whole year before my boyfriend [...]

Graduate Review: DonaRita Crooks

“I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as making a ‘life.’”  Maya Angelou Hi there.  My name is DonaRita Crooks.  I am a recent Career Step honors graduate who lives on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. I am a mature woman who, after more than [...]