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Cassidy Winck – Student Highlight

September 17, 2021 | admin

United Career Institute is thrilled to introduce you to our August Student of the Month, Cassidy Winck. Cassidy is a student in United’s Medical Assisting program. United Career Institute is Cassidy’s first experience with a post-secondary institute. Prior to attending school, she was a part of the workforce. “I was working full time at Pediatric Associates as a receptionist,” Cassidy...

Proper Eye Examination

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Hands-on clinical skills are a critical component in our allied health programs at United Career Institute. Watch the video to observe one of the many skills learned in our Medical Assisting program. Allied Health Program Director, Kelly Shriver, guides two of her medical assisting students through performing a proper eye examination. If you see yourself in a healthcare career such...

Stay Healthy During Back To School Time

September 13, 2021 | admin

Back to school time is here, and like many of us, you may be a little nervous about you or your child going back. With COVID-19, the flu, and other viruses, staying healthy is a priority for many during this time of year. While you can’t fully shield yourself from most germs and bacteria, there are many things you and...

Excela Health – Externship Highlight

September 9, 2021 | admin

One of the core values of United Career Institute is relationships; “we build meaningful and trusted relationships at the foundation of our culture.” Through these relationships, we provide our students with a well-rounded educational experience that will give them hands-on experience in their field of study. United accomplishes this through an externship component of the Medical Assisting and Medical Billing/Administration programs....

Kelly Shriver – Staff Highlight

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United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to our new Allied Health Programs Director, Kelly Shriver! Kelly oversees all allied health programs, including Medical Billing/Administration, Medical Assisting, and Clinical Medical Assistant (our 12-month diploma program.) Though Kelly is new to the United Mt. Braddock family, she has been a part of the United Irwin family since its...

Proper Colostomy Bag Procedure

September 7, 2021 | admin

Here at United Career Institute, we prepare our students for real-world scenarios with hands-on training. Watch as practical nursing student Amber Berdar and Clinical and Lab Instructor, Melissa Pulice, demonstrate placing a colostomy bag onto a patient. To learn more about our Practical Nursing program and how you can get started today, click here!

Amy Smith – Student Highlight

September 3, 2021 | admin

Before stepping on campus at United Career Institute, Amy Smith, one of our medical assisting students, spent some time at Slippery Rock University.  After her father suffered from some severe medical conditions, she, unfortunately, did not return.  Thankfully for us at UCI, that lead her here! Amy did a lot of traveling and volunteer work before leaping back into her...

How to Enroll for Fall Classes

August 30, 2021 | admin

Are you ready to make the move into an exciting healthcare career? Or maybe you want to advance your current career but aren’t sure where to start? Whatever your unique situation may be, we’ve got you covered at United Career Institute. We have many years of experience helping students achieve their career goals by providing the training and education necessary...

Allison Orr – Graduate Highlight

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United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to Allison Orr, a recent graduate of our Medical Assisting program. Prior to attending United, Allison was working with the elderly at a nursing home.  She knew she had a passion for helping people and wanted to find a school that would set her up to continue to do that...

What Is the Difference Between a MA and LPN?

August 13, 2021 | admin

Many people dream of starting a career in the healthcare industry, and maybe you are one of them. The healthcare field is continuing to grow, and the different types of available jobs are also increasing. When you work in healthcare, you have the chance to make a difference in people’s lives by helping them when they need it most. With...