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Career Step Releases New Video Exploring Pharmacy Technician Career

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the release of a new video exploring the career opportunities and education options open to pharmacy technicians. The video is designed to help individuals considering a career change quickly explore the pharmacy technician field. “The [...]

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Application Period for Career Step Military and High School Scholarships Closing October 31
Entry Date October 27, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will be closing the application period for both its military service member and dependents scholarship and its high school senior scholarship on Friday, October 31.These scholarships will each award $2,000 to the winner to be used toward higher education [...]

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Career Step Releases New Video Highlighting Medical Administrative Assistant Careers

Career Step, a provider of online career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new video highlighting the career opportunities available in medical administrative assisting, particularly for those with specialized electronic health record (EHR) training. The video provides information on industry demand, factors behind the field’s growth, average salaries and [...]

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Career Step Releases New Video on the Career Opportunities Available in Medical Transcription
Entry Date September 29, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the release of a new video highlighting the medical transcription field, including industry demand, average salaries and training requirements. The video is designed to help students and career seekers quickly learn more about this field [...]

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Career Step Named to 2015 Military Friendly Schools® List
Entry Date September 24, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is honored to announce that is has been included on the 2015 Military Friendly Schools® list published by Victory Media, a leader in providing education and career resources to connect the military and civilian worlds. The 2015 list honors [...]

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Career Step Releases Ebook Versions of Its Textbooks for New and Current Students

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released ebook versions of all of the proprietary textbooks included with the school’s training programs. This is intended to enhance students’ learning experiences by making their education more mobile and interactive. “Our goal is to provide the very [...]

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Career Step Releases New Video to Help Students Explore the Medical Coding and Billing Field

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new video designed to help students and career seekers explore the opportunities available in the medical coding and billing field. The video details what medical coders and billers do, what the current demand is for these [...]

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Imagine Living with That! Infection Control and Patient Safety

Entry Category Pharmacy Technician
Entry Date October 30, 2014
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Some of you have probably heard of Ignac Semmelweis, the Hungarian obstetrician who is best known for exhorting his fellow physicians to wash their hands with a chlorine solution before examining women about to deliver babies. If you’re not familiar with the story, it’s fascinating and you can Google his [...]

From Education to Medical Coding: Nicole Turkington

Entry Category Coding and BillingEntry Category Military
Entry Date October 29, 2014
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My name is Nicole Turkington, and I’m a recent graduate of the Medical Coding/Billing program from Career Step. I live in a small town in Wisconsin where I taught at two rural elementary schools in the last five years. I wasn’t happy with the way the education system was heading, [...]

What to Expect from an Online Medical Transcription Course

Entry Category Medical TranscriptionEntry Category Military
Entry Date October 27, 2014
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If you’ve been thinking about pursuing a career in medical transcription but are uncertain about what to expect from an online course, worry no more! Today we’re going to discuss some of what to expect when you’re taking an online medical transcription course. Foundational Healthcare Training Career Step offers medical [...]

2014 Fall Referral Resource Round-Up

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date October 24, 2014
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Fall is in the air, and instead of leaves we’ve been gathering up resources just for you! Below are the resources we’ve added since our Summer Round-up. And don’t forget that it’s not too late to get this year’s extra $500 referral bonus! 1. Program Spotlights We’ve added 3 more [...]

The Careful Student’s 10-point School Checklist

Whether you’re deciding which schools should be on your short list or trying to decide between schools, it helps to have a checklist to judge against. We’ve put together this checklist to help in your decision making! 1. Education Type Do you want to earn a degree or can you [...]