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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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Career Step Application Deadline August 31 for over $450,000 of Scholarship Funding
Entry Date August 20, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will close the application period for two of its available scholarships on August 31. The first scholarship is for 2014 Utah high school graduates and offers an enrollment in the Career Step training program of the student’s choice for [...]

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Infographic: Where’s Your Study Buddy?

Friends make our lives better, and that’s just as true when it comes to school! Our newest infographic explores the benefits of having a study buddy and provides plenty of tips on how you can be a great study buddy too. And going back to school with a friend can [...]

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ICD-10 and the Ebola Outbreak

Entry Category Coding and Billing
Entry Date October 22, 2014
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The news has been filled with stories about the outbreak of Ebola infections in West Africa and the incidences of the disease that show how this illness has now made its way to the United States. Ebola is very contagious and often has a high (> 50%) mortality rate. As [...]

5 Outrageous Assumptions Military Spouses Make about MyCAA Schools

Entry Category Military
Entry Date October 20, 2014
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The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program has been helping military spouses across the country fund their education for years. MyCAA funding pays for associates degrees and license and certificate programs, and it has been the seed for many rewarding careers. With all of this success, it’s hard to [...]

Facebooking for Referrals: MyCAA Myths ebook

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date October 19, 2014
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One of the benefits of being married to the military is that eligible spouses can go back to school for free with MyCAA funding!  All of Career Step’s online courses are MyCAA approved and are perfect for military spouses looking for career-focused education they can take with them no matter [...]

October Savings for New Students

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date October 18, 2014
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Career Step is offering a free iPad or up to $300 off for new students, so now is a great time to make sure your friends and family know about Career Step’s programs. If they’re thinking about going back to school, let them know that Career Step’s low tuition covers [...]

ICD-10-CM Orthopedic Coding

Entry Category Coding and Billing
Entry Date October 15, 2014
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There are significant differences between orthopedic coding in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM, and there are also a larger number of codes in ICD-10-CM for orthopedic coding. The main differences are laterality, type of encounter, and site specificity. Laterality Laterality refers to the side of the body affected. The purpose of this [...]