AUSTIN, TX (March 7, 2018) – Teachers are often very humble award recipients, and Charlotte Swenson, an instructor at The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), is no exception. As she was awarded the 2018 Master Teacher Award Friday from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) she was appreciative but gave all the credit to her students for motivating her to be successful. Swenson is a Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist (LMRT) Program Director and teacher at CHCP's Austin Campus and received national recognition from the ABHES at the organization’s national... Read More
Here's a Testimonial from Medical Billing and Coding Student, Ericka Walker who shared her journey to CHCP and her path into a career in Healthcare Administration through CHCP's Online programs: Have you ever been clueless about where you wanted to be in life? Or even what you wanted to do? Well, I have! I was clueless on where to start or even the direction to take. I’ve always wanted to be in the medical field but dealing with patients would have been a bit much for me knowing that it could be an emotional roller coaster. So, I started looking on the administrative side of things and... Read More
In the health care industry, medical billing and coding is expected to experience quite the boom over the next decade or so. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said that coding and billing should grow 15 percent by 2024, much faster than the national average. These specialists are often in the background of a hospital or medical office and help sort patient fields, maintain medical records, file insurance claims and handle most billing. As such, not just anyone can be an effective coder; it takes a person with the right skills and traits. "Medical billing and coding is set to grow 15% by... Read More
From CEO Eric Bing: Team CHCP – As a testament to our goal of “ Leading in Quality Allied Health Education ”, the COO of all of McGraw Hill brought a team down to visit and learn more about how CHCP achieves such high graduation rates while serving students from various backgrounds and walks of life. Our combination of innovation and compassion for our students was the topic of conversation. McGraw Hill sees us as a leading college group in our use of data to help students better achieve success as well as our new blended programs . Our strong outcomes are a testament to our excellent CHCP... Read More
Thinking of going back to school but work or finding child care makes the time commitment difficult? The College of Health Care Professions’ Blended Learning delivery programs can help. The College of Health Care Professions is paving the way for our students to get the career of their life on their own terms. Blended Learning delivery is our technique to allow students to attend our campus for hands-on training and manage their lives outside of school with guided online learning. HOW BLENDED LEARNING WORKS Blended Learning combines the best of both a campus education and online classes into... Read More
AUSTIN (January 30, 2018) - The College of Health Care Professions and Eastside Memorial Early College High School, an Austin Independent School District high school, launched a pilot program, the first in the health science sector, to expose students to professional career options, career readiness and the college lifestyle. ‘The Pathway to CHCP Pilot Program’ launched in January and brings Eastside Memorial Early College High School students to a local CHCP campus every Friday through May to participate in a full day of college-level curriculum. Three years in the making, Dr. Sanford Jeames... Read More
New program offers ‘seamless transition’ between online high school, healthcare college Graduation Alliance’s students often left high school due to circumstances beyond their control. A new partnership with The College of Health Care Professions is empowering them to take charge of their lives again. Some of the most desired jobs for students enrolled in Graduation Alliance’s high school diploma programs are those in the healthcare sector. But the significant post-secondary education required to get those jobs can look intimidating and economically prohibitive for many students, who are... Read More
At the 2017 Career Colleges and Schools of Texas Association’s annual conference in Dallas, The McAllen Campus of The College of Health Care Professions won the prestigious “School of the Year” award! This award reflects CHCP McAllen’s exemplary graduation and job placement rates, community service, contribution to legislative efforts, and participation in CCST workshops. This is an amazing accomplishment as CHCP McAllen first opened its doors in the Rio Grande Valley only two years ago. The college focuses on delivering high-quality Health Care education and student job placement. On winning... Read More
Dear Graduates, I congratulated you at orientation for beginning this journey and told you I would see you at graduation. And here you are! Congratulations again! I am so proud of each of you for what you have accomplished. Now, I’m here to tell you, the journey is just beginning for you. Great things are possible in your future, so I challenge you to go out there and get them. Never stop learning, never stop growing, and never give up. You should be proud of the education you have earned at The College of Health Care Professions. Through the good days and the challenging days, you persevered... Read More
Dear Graduates; I am so very proud of your accomplishment and happy for you. You came to The College of Health Care Professions with the goal of successfully earning your diploma or degree and you did it! I encourage you to continue your journey in life with a determination and drive to turn your dreams into your reality. According to Stephen Covey, the writer of many self-help books, there are 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and I would like to highlight Habit # 2, “Begin With The End In Mind.” He states; “One of the best ways to incorporate Habit # 2 into your life is to develop a... Read More