Health and Human Services Educational Resource Guide

What is Human Services?  If you’ve ever wanted to work at a nonprofit or get involved with volunteer work in your community, then you’ve already thought about the field of Human Services. According to the The National Organization of Human Services, this field is defined by people who work to create resources that meet the… Read more »

Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation & Requirements

If you’re thinking of a pharmacy technician career, you might want to consider the benefits of healthcare training and pharmacy technician certification. Employers typically look for candidates who have industry-relevant training. Many also prefer candidates with credentials from a recognized industry organization, such as the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Specialized training and certification can… Read more »

Pharmacy Technician Job Description & Education Guide

Thinking about a career as a pharmacy technician? The demand for pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 9 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.1 It’s the right time to start considering your career options and where a pharmacy technician education could take you. According to the Bureau of Labor… Read more »

Medical Billing and Coding Training and Job Outlook

 Do you want to work in the healthcare field as a medical biller and coder? Wondering what kind of medical billing and coding education you would need? An associate degree may help distinguish you as a qualified candidate for entry-level medical billing and coding job opportunities, such as a medical coder, medical billing specialist or… Read more »

Medical Billing and Coding Certification – Training, Requirements and Benefits

If you want to work in the medical billing and coding field, career training and certification can help distinguish you as a qualified candidate. Employers often seek applicants with a medical billing and coding certification or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential from the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). Training for Medical Billing and Coding Certification… Read more »

5 Ways to Use Your Alumni Network Effectively

Alumni networks are a great way to establish professional connections, find career guidance, gain insights into the job market, learn from experienced individuals and receive exclusive assistance from your school. Many alumni do not realize that they have access to an alumni network once they graduate, and even fewer students use these programs effectively. The… Read more »

4 Tips for Talking to Online Instructors

Online instructors are a fantastic resource for students. They can answer questions about your coursework, offer helpful tips for how to succeed in class, provide feedback on your assignments and more. But it’s important to talk to your online instructors in a way that’s respectful of their time and skills. Here are some tips for… Read more »

Medical Billing and Coding Terms to Know

Medical billing and coding is vital to the healthcare industry. Without it, hospitals and doctors’ offices wouldn’t be able to request payment for services. If you’ve looked into joining the field, you’ve probably heard a few medical billing and coding terms over and over. But what do they mean, and how do they relate to… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to Healthcare Terminology

If you’re entering the world of healthcare, you’ll need to learn healthcare terminology. To help, we’ve compiled a list of some basic terms that will get you started. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but it should give you a baseline for what you need to know. From there, you’ll hopefully be able to develop… Read more »

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