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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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Career Step Announces Four New Scholarships to Support Individuals Pursuing Higher Education
Entry Date July 29, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education, is pleased to announce that it will be offering four new scholarships. These programs are designed to support mothers who are returning to school, military service members and their spouses, and graduating high school seniors as they pursue higher education through a [...]

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Career Step’s EHR Curriculum Earns Approval from the National Healthcareer Association

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has earned approval on its electronic health records (EHR) curriculum included in its Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR course from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). “The NHA is a leading industry organization that focuses on improving the quality of [...]

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Infographic: Study Tips for the Online Student
Entry Date July 2, 2014
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It’s safe to say that Career Step knows a little bit about what it takes to be a successful online student. After all, we’ve been offering online training since 1999 and more than 85,000 students have chosen Career Step courses over the years. So, whether you’re already gearing up for [...]

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Career Step Releases New Infographic Video on the Opportunities Available for Pharmacy Technicians

Career Step, an online school providing career-focused education, has released a new infographic video that offers an overview of the pharmacy technician career, the growth the career is seeing nationwide, and how to start a career in this field. The video also provides a few details on choosing a quality [...]

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Lots of Back to School Savings for New Students!

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date September 2, 2014
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Career Step is dedicated to providing our students everything they need to start studying, successfully graduate, and turn their education into a job—and all without charging hidden fees or requiring students to take out big student loans! When your friends and family head back to school this year with Career [...]

Ebooks are Here! New Students Now Receive Ebooks with Their Courses!

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date September 1, 2014
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Career Step’s taking education mobile! We’re excited to announce that all Career Step textbooks will now be provided as ebooks accessible on the go through laptops, tablets, or mobile devices as well as desktop computers. This is a great selling point when you talk to your friends and family about [...]

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Entry Category Medical Transcription
Entry Date August 29, 2014
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As a member of the Career Step forums for over 10 years, I have seen my share of posts discussing the most important tools for medical transcriptionists and editors—everything from hand warmers to keystroke expanders, from the things we just have to have to the things we can only wish [...]

Ways to Stay Organized While Studying, Job Hunting, and in the Office: Part 3

Starting a new career can be daunting, so anything you can do to help you perform like a rock star right from the get go is a plus, right? Organization is a great way to make sure you’re staying on top of things, and in today’s post we’ll review a [...]

ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical Related Sections: Beyond the 31 Most Common Root Operations

Entry Category Coding and Billing
Entry Date August 27, 2014
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When providing education in the assignment of codes from the ICD-10-PCS code classification, it seems that much of the focus is on the learning the 31 root operations used in the Medical and Surgical Section of the ICD-10-PCS code set. The Medical and Surgical Section of PCS is the largest [...]