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Medic-CE and Code3 CME Add Courses to Meet Emergency Medical Responders NCCP National Requirements
January 17, 2017 • Career Step

Medic-CE, a Career Step company and provider of accredited, online continuing education for EMS and firefighting professionals, has released four new continuing education courses as part of its Code3 CME Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) Solution. These new courses are taught live in an online classroom and meet the requirements of [...]

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Career Step Donates $15,000 to Special Olympics Thanks to Employee Wellness Efforts
December 20, 2016 • Career Step

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce that it has donated $15,000 to Special Olympics as a result of employees’ efforts to be active and participate in the company’s wellness initiatives. Employees logged miles as they walked, biked or ran during the [...]

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Career Step Earns Best Companies Recognition for Second Year in a Row
December 13, 2016 • Career Step

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, received recognition as one of the Best Companies to Work For in Utah for the second year in a row. Utah Business Magazine celebrated Career Step among 50 top employers in the state at its annual event December 8.  [...]

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Career Step Enhances Pharmacy Technician Training to Meet ASHP Requirements
December 6, 2016 • Career Step

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, has enhanced its Pharmacy Technician course offering to meet American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) requirements. Accordingly, the program has been submitted for ASHP accreditation. In conjunction with the updates, Career Step has renewed its partnership with Paradigm, whose [...]

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Career Step Launches New Inpatient Auditing Program To Help Coders Advance Individual Careers
November 29, 2016 • Career Step

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, is pleased to announce that it has launched a new Inpatient Auditing program for medical coders. This program is designed to help inpatient medical coders develop the additional skills needed to transition to a career in inpatient auditing, a [...]

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Career Step Launches New Veterinary Assistant with Medical Office Administration Career Training
November 21, 2016 • Career Step

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, is proud to announce the release of its new Veterinary Assistant with Medical Office Administration program. This course will give students the skills they need to work in any type of veterinary or medical office and can be completed [...]

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Career Step Updates Microsoft Office 2016 Training
November 18, 2016 • Career Step

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and professional training, has updated its Microsoft Office curriculum, available in stand-alone Microsoft Office courses and in a variety of other Career Step programs, to reflect changes in the 2016 software released by Microsoft earlier this year. The updates cover the new [...]

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Who’s Who of Career Step Students: Working Moms

January 18, 2017 • Referral Blog

This month we shine the spotlight on one of the largest groups of Career Step students: the working mom! We all want what’s best for our families and sometimes that means both parents working outside the home.  Below are some reasons why Career Step might be the right choice for [...]

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Instructor Interaction & Networking: Benefits of Online Education

January 10, 2017 • Referral Blog

Ready for the next post in our series on the Top 10 Benefits of Online Education? We’ve already covered why online education is a great option in terms of choice and savings as well as convenience and flexibility, and today we’re going to talk about the benefits of increased student [...]

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Is Online Training Right For Me?

The conveniences of taking an online class are enticing.  The comforts of home versus battling traffic, securing a parking spot, and walking blocks across campus- all while carrying your computer and textbooks are just a few. Before you commit to a virtual training program several considerations should be weighed to [...]

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2017 ICD-10 Updates

January 10, 2017 • Coding and Billing

Welcome to 2017!  For this year in ICD-10-CM there are 1,974 new codes, 425 revised codes, and 311 deleted codes. Take a look at the new 2017 ICD-10 guidelines. (Please note the changes to the guidelines are bolded, underlined and italicized.) Some of the biggest changes in the guidelines is [...]

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2017 CPT Changes to Dialysis Coding

January 10, 2017 • Coding and Billing

In the 2017 codeset, CPT has revamped the section of codes for reporting dialysis circuit procedures. Changes include the deletion of codes 36147-36148, 35471-35476 and the addition of codes 36901-36909. Terminology was also updated, specifically references to AV shunt were changed to AV dialysis circuit. New CPT codes 36901-36909 are [...]

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