The College of Health Care Professions Fort Worth campus awarded CAAHEP Accreditation for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program FORT WORTH, TEXAS -- November 20, 2019 -- The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), a trailblazer in the delivery of allied health education, announced that the Diagnostic Medical Sonography - General (DMS) program at its Fort Worth campus has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The prestigious... Read More
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS -- October 22, 2019 -- The College of Health Care Professions’ (CHCP) San Antonio and South San Antonio campuses have been named a 2019 Top Workplace by The San Antonio Express- News . The Top Workplaces honor recognizes the most prominent companies and organizations in San Antonio based on surveys completed by their employees. “We are honored to be included among the best companies in San Antonio, which has become a national hub for bioscience and healthcare,” said Eric Bing, chief executive officer of CHCP. “This award is a testament to our entire San Antonio team’s work... Read More
AUSTIN, TX October 10, 2019 -- The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), announced the launch of a new associate’s degree in surgical technology at its Austin campus. The innovative program blends classroom learning with hands-on training in response to the growing demand for trained surgical technologists from local employers including Ascension Texas and Baylor Scott & White. “Surgical technology is a fast-growing field that requires highly specific and technical training,” said Valerie Esparza, Director of Workforce Development, Diversity, and Inclusion at Ascension Texas. “This... Read More
Congratulations to our 2019 Fall graduates! Graduation is a moment of celebration for all of the hard work our students put into their careers. Family and friends are invited to come out and celebrate with them as they embark on a new chapter in their life. The ceremonies will take place as follows: Thursday, October 3 ,2019 at 6:00 PM – McAllen Graduation McAllen Convention Center : 700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen, Texas 78501 Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM – Northwest and South San Antonio Graduation Laurie Auditorium : One Trinity Pl, San Antonio, TX 78212 Friday, October 11,... Read More
On September 26, 2019, the University of Houston Law Center will honor Dr. Himesh Lakhlani, the Campus President of CHCP’s Northwest Campus, as a “Beacon of Light” for his work to advance inclusion, equality, and justice. The award will be presented at a gala to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Arrival Awards, which honor immigrant Houstonians who promote peace and unity. The event is being hosted in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston, the Houston Ballet, the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Public Media. Dr. Lakhlani was born near Mumbai, India, and... Read More
Whether you are a high school graduate looking to continue your education or have a gap in your college career, the decision to pursue higher education online includes many benefits. Being a virtual student allows you to learn at your own pace while taking the classroom with you. The online learning environment can be as rewarding as the face-to-face classroom, but without the strict schedule that a ground campus environment requires. It is an alternative, self-disciplined way of learning, but to get the most out of it there are several things for you to consider. Here are five tips to make... Read More
The medical field has an abundance of terms and abbreviations to recognize that can cause test anxiety among students. Tests don't have to be so troubling, in fact, they can be helpful as you prepare for your future career in healthcare. Follow these five effective tips to succesfully tackle any test. 1. Know the schedule Depending on your degree program, you may only have a few tests each term. For some folks, that could be one midterm and one final, or a series of midterms leading into the final. No matter what the breakdown is, it's important to know when the tests are scheduled. That way... Read More
You only get one shot to make a good first impression. That is especially true of job interviews. You may have the best training in the world, and feel confident in your abilities as a healthcare provider, but you have a very small window to win over a future employer. As such, it's crucial you fully prepare and put your best foot forward. Here are four helpful tips to land your next job interview as a nurse, medical assistant, coder or any healthcare worker: "You only get one chance to make a first impression." 1. Prepare your answers It's easy to get thrown off by the interviewer's... Read More
At the core of the healthcare industry, doctors, nurses, and clinical personnel are at the front lines when it comes to treating patients, and saving lives. But, without revenue management, these hospitals and healthcare facilities would not be able to operate. That’s where Coding and Revenue Cycle Management comes in. Coding and Revenue Cycle Management is the process that facilities use to manage the administrative and financial functions associated with patient registration, benefit verification, coding, claims processing, and payment and collection, all integral aspects of revenue... Read More
If you kick, dribble, throw, run, swim, or jump, we’ll give you four reasons why massage therapy should be an integral part of your regimen. Reduce muscle soreness With all good things come hard work. Training is an essential piece of an athlete’s journey. Training builds up strength, increases endurance, and improves skill. Whether one is just starting out or has been playing for years, training is perhaps the most important part of a player’s daily routine. Constant exercise and strenuous movement is bound to take a toll on the body resulting in muscle soreness. Muscle soreness can make it... Read More