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Career Step Releases New “Day in the Life” Video Profiling Medical Transcription Careers

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released a new career profile video highlighting a day in the life of a medical transcriptionist to give students a look into the at-home medical transcription career and the benefits of this career path. “Medical transcription is a [...]

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Career Step Announces Winner of 2014 Graduating High School Senior Scholarship

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is proud to announce that the winner of its 2014 Graduating High School Senior scholarship is Victoria Stano. Ms. Stano will receive $2,000 toward the pursuit of higher education, which she will be applying toward Career Step’s Professional Medical [...]

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Career Step to Donate $5,000 to Special Olympics as a Result of Employee Wellness Initiative
Entry Date December 31, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce that through the efforts of its approximately 100 employees the company will be donating $5,000 to Special Olympics. The donations were earned by employees on a per mile basis as they walked, ran and biked [...]

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Career Step Launches Two New Career Training Programs

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has released two new, online career training programs: Health Information Technology and Medical Office Manager. These new programs expand Career Step’s direct-to-student offerings to nine career programs. “We are constantly working to expand our offerings for students and provide [...]

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Career Step to Donate $5,000 to the National Military Family Association
Entry Date December 17, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is proud to announce that with the help of its referral network it will be donating $5,000 to the National Military Family Association’s Operation Purple® Program. The donation is a result of a November donation drive conducted in conjunction [...]

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Career Step Announces Winner of 2014 Military Scholarship
Entry Date December 16, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is proud to announce that the winner of its 2014 Military Service Member and Spouse scholarship is James Schols, Technical Sergeant in the Oregon Air National Guard. Mr. Schols will receive $2,000 toward the pursuit of higher education, which [...]

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Career Step Partners with IOD Incorporated to Bridge Training to Employment Gap for New Coders

Career Step, an online provider of career education and corporate training, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with IOD Incorporated, a leading provider of integrated health information management (HIM) solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems and clinics, to provide a solution that helps Career Step’s graduating medical coders more [...]

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7th Character Designations for Obstetric Codes: A New Concept in ICD-10-CM

Entry Category Coding and Billing
Entry Date January 28, 2015
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This is a follow up to our post last month about 7th character designations for episode of care. The use of 7th character designations is one of the main differences that sets ICD-10-CM apart from ICD-9-CM. These character designations provide some of the additional specificity and detail for which ICD-10-CM [...]

Personality Traits That Make a Good Pharmacy Technician

Entry Category Pharmacy TechnicianEntry Category MilitaryEntry Category Career Advice
Entry Date January 26, 2015
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When starting a new career, it’s normal to wonder if you have the personality traits you need to be successful. If you’ve ever considered a pharmacy technician career path, we’ve identified a few key characteristics that can be a great asset to your new career. Friendly and Patient A pharmacy [...]

Facebooking for Referrals: Trust Yourself

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date January 25, 2015
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Increase your referrals by letting your friends and family know how happy you are that you trusted yourself to change your life by going back to school with Career Step! To share on Facebook, follow these 3 simple steps. 1. Right click on the image below and choose “Save As” [...]

Program Spotlight: Medical Office Manager

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date January 22, 2015
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This month’s spotlight is all about one of our newest programs, Medical Office Manager. This program is a great choice for anyone interested in working in the administration side of healthcare. They’ll learn all of the basics of managing a medical office as well as how to handle medical billing [...]

Career Step to Sponsor Employee Bryan Hatch in X Games Aspen 2015

Entry Category Career Step
Entry Date January 22, 2015
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is proud to announce that the company will be sponsoring employee Bryan Hatch as he competes in the Snowmobile Snocross Adaptive event at the X Games Aspen 2015 being held January 22 through 25. Mr. Hatch will be competing [...]