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Sahrash Masood – Student Highlight

September 18, 2020 | admin

Sahrash Masood enrolled in United’s Medical Assisting program in January of this year. Before enrolling, she was a stay at home mom of two young girls. Sahrash knew that she always wanted to go into the medical field, but wasn’t sure if she wanted to study nursing or medical assisting. After meeting with her admissions advisor, Lynda, Sahrash knew that...

Q&A With Kelli Workman

September 11, 2020 | admin

What is your educational background? My educational background is an Associate Degree in Medical Assisting, Licensed Practical Nurse, and Certified Postsecondary Instructor. All of which I earned at United Career Institute. What are some of your prior work experiences? My prior work experiences are at Flores and Flores Medical Associates, Maxim Healthcare, Henry Clay Villa, and Harmon House Care Center....

Meghan Murray – Staff Highlight

September 4, 2020 | admin

Meghan Murray is the high school admissions advisor at United Career Institute. She has been with United for almost five years and loves it because it allows her to combine her medical background with her passion for helping people. Meghan chose to pursue the medical field because, at the time, she was a single mother working in retail and needed...

How To Start Your Journey
To Become a Medical Assistant

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You have chosen the best career path for you and decided to become a medical assistant. Congratulations on making this important decision for a new medical assisting career! After deciding on your dream job, you’re now ready to create a plan to get you there. In today’s modern healthcare industry, many medical employers require candidates to have specific education, skills,...

Jessica Snyder – Student Highlight

August 28, 2020 | admin

Jessica Snyder was one of the first students to enroll at the United Career Institute Irwin campus! She is currently excelling in our Medical Assisting program. She chose medical assisting because she has a passion for helping people and has always wanted to work in the healthcare field. Jessica said, “I feel becoming a medical assistant is a great foundation...

How to Choose the Right Career Training Program for You

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We’re all better at something when we enjoy doing it, so choosing a career you love and excel at will set you up for lasting success and fulfillment. However, with so many different career paths and training options available, it can be overwhelming as you try to choose what’s best for you. These are important decisions that will affect your...

How to Enroll for Fall Training Classes

August 14, 2020 | admin

There’s no better time than now to prepare for an exciting new career in healthcare. At United Career Institute, our career training programs are designed to give you the education, skills, and experience needed to get on the fast track to your dream healthcare career. We’re enrolling for fall classes now, so read on to find out exactly how to...

Campus Safety – Mt. Braddock

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At United Career Institute Mt. Braddock, we take pride in making our students feel at home. Part of making our students feel at home is making their health and safety our top priority. Campus safety can mean many different things. It could be protecting their psychological health by offering a safe place to talk and share. Other times, it could...

5 Steps to Starting an Essential Healthcare Career

August 7, 2020 | admin

Healthcare workers are essential to the health and wellbeing of our society, and now is a great time to start your career in the exciting field of healthcare. The medical industry is projected to have continued growth in the future, so this could be a wonderful career option for you. Trying to figure out the right path to start your...

Medical Assisting Training Teaches Hands-On Skills for Blood Pressure Procedure

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Students in the Medical Assisting program at United Career Institute receive hands-on medical assisting training learning the proper procedure to take a patient’s blood pressure. Blood pressure is the pressure or force of blood pushing on the walls of blood vessels. As your heart beats, it pumps blood through your arteries, and this is how most of the pressure is...