Infographic: Careers in Electronic Health Records

Did you know that it’s only been a few years since the healthcare industry started making the transition to electronic health records? It’s strange to think that many people’s records still reside on paper with all of our advances in technology, and the switch to electronic records is making things [...]

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Infographic: Pharmacy Technician Industry Opportunities
Entry Date February 14, 2014
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You’ve probably gone to get your prescription at the pharmacy. Maybe you’ve wondered what it’s like on the other side of that window and how you get there. It’s certain that there will always be a need for prescriptions, but what can you expect in the pharmacy technician industry? Let [...]

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Infographic: Get In, Get Out, Get Working with a Certificate Program
Entry Date January 14, 2014
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There’s no question that education is one of the best ways to improve your life, but navigating the world of higher education can be tricky. There are non degree programs, certificate programs, associate degrees, Bachelor’s degrees, etc., etc., etc. How do you know what’s best for you? Well, it really [...]

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Career Step Releases Video Overview of the MyCAA Program
Entry Date January 10, 2014
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Career Step, an online school providing career-focused education, has just released a short animated video that provides an overview of the MyCAA military spouse education funding program in an effort to help more military spouses find out about this valuable educational scholarship program. “The MyCAA funding program is a great [...]

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Career Step to Donate $5,500 to the National Military Family Association
Entry Date December 19, 2013
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Career Step, an online school offering career-focused education, will donate $5,500 to the National Military Family Association in celebration of National Military Family Appreciation Month. The donation is a result of a November donation drive through Career Step’s Referral Program, and the money will go to the Operation Purple® program, [...]

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Career Step Releases New Informational Video on the Medical Transcription Industry Outlook
Entry Date December 10, 2013
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Career Step, an online school offering career-focused education, has released a new video on the medical transcription industry to educate those considering a career change on the opportunities available in this field. “Our hiring partners are having trouble finding well-trained medical transcriptionists to fill their entry-level positions,” said Jerolyn Robertson, [...]

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Career Step Releases Medical Transcription Expert Interviews and Panel Discussion Videos
Entry Date November 6, 2013
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Career Step, an online school offering career-focused education, has released several new videos featuring experts from large medical transcription employers M*Modal, Nuance Healthcare Solutions, and Amphion Medical Solutions as well as the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) discussing the medical transcription industry. The videos were filmed in one-on-one interviews [...]

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Referrer Spotlight: Julie Dorman

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date April 16, 2014
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As I was searching for options to make a career change I found the Career Step program. After researching this program, I was impressed by the curriculum and the fact that it is AHIMA approved. Being able to do this program online and at my own pace while still working [...]

Graduate Review: Cindy Brawley

Entry Category Medical Transcription
Entry Date April 15, 2014
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Hi. My name is Cindy Brawley and I am a recent Career Step honors graduate. It has been a journey and a half, but I MADE IT! My story started in January of 2013. I had been a stay-at-home mom to my daughter, Gracie, all of her life here in [...]

Let’s Get Down to Business in the Pharmacy

Entry Category Pharmacy Technician
Entry Date April 15, 2014
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It’s important to keep in mind that the pharmacy not only provides the services of filling customer’s prescriptions but it is also a place of business. Over the next few weeks we’ll talk about some important business functions of the pharmacy. Today we will look at dealing with insurance companies. [...]

Top 5 Reasons: Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date April 14, 2014
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It’s been a little while since we released our Top 5 series. Just to provide a little recap, our goal with this series is to provide the top 5 reasons why a student would choose Career Step’s program. We have featured our Medical Transcription, Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Administrative [...]

Tips for Using the Benchmark KB Resource

Entry Category Medical Transcription
Entry Date April 11, 2014
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Tools are vital for a good medical transcriptionist—and not just having tools, but using them properly. Imagine trying to slice tomatoes with the blunt side of your knife. You’d probably give up pretty quickly, and make a mess in the process! Using a tool properly, like slicing with the sharp [...]