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
What Is Aromatherapy?
With health and wellness on the rise, a quick Google search will let you know that essential oils contain various therapeutic and medicinal benefits. What makes them so effective is their highly concentrated compounds extracted from plants. There is an abundance of accessible, cost effective essentials oils that offer remedies to mood boosting, pain relief, and reducing anxiety, among other things. How can this get any better? When you combine the relieving effects obtained from essential oils with the healing touch of a massage therapist this is known as Aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is a form... Read More
Though some careers in the health care industry may spike from time to time, nurses are pretty much always in steady demand. The field of nursing is set to grow 16 percent by 2024 , per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and those figures have been above the national average for quite some time. It's easy to see why hospitals and doctor's' offices will always need nurses: In many ways, these individuals are the glue of any health organization, assisting doctors, caring for patients and helping with administrative functions. As such, it takes a very specific personality to become a... Read More
Surgical Technology Certification Program Now Offered in Austin
Surgical Technology is a fundamental career path that is projected to grow by 12% by 2026 and is now being offered in our Austin campus . Surgical Technologists are essential individuals in the operating room that prepare patients and equipment for surgery. Our hands-on approach is designed to provide our students with all the necessary skills to succeed in this fast-growing and in-demand field. We’ll get you from the classroom to the operating room in a little over a year and a half. Through our program, Surgical Technology students will learn what surgical technicians are expected to do on... Read More
Harmony Public Schools Summer Camp at CHCP
CHCP was founded with the mission to turn passion into a career through hands-on practice. Harmony Public Schools is an institution that implements the same values as CHCP when it comes to preparing students for the career of their life. Harmony Public Schools believes each student can achieve their own unique, full potential through a caring and collaborative learning environment that emphasizes personalized learning and innovative instructional methods. There is no formula to choosing the correct career path. It is driven by passion and fueled by a natural curiosity to learn and make a... Read More
Is a Medial Office Specialist Certificate Right for Me? When the general population thinks of the medical field, the first thing they think of is doctors and nurses. However, there are a lot of essential moving pieces that keep the medical field running smoothly. If you are interested in the medical field but either don’t aspire to become a doctor or nurse or want to get your foot in the door, a career as a Medical Office Specialist might be right for you! What does a Medical Office Specialist Do? The first person to interact with a patient is usually an administrative staff member such as a... Read More
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – June 6, 2019 – Gonzaba Medical Group (Gonzaba), one of the region’s largest providers of healthcare to families, and The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), today announced a unique partnership designed to close regional healthcare skills gaps and create pathways to in-demand healthcare careers in San Antonio. “Like many healthcare employers in the region, we have struggled to meet the growing need for trained healthcare professionals who can support San Antonio’s senior citizens,” said Jessica Martinez, director of human resources at Gonzaba. “CHCP is increasing... Read More