In the fight against ailments like bad breath and gingivitis, everyone's greatest ally is their dentist. But when it comes to who you'll see at your biannual visit, most people spend far more time with the dental assistant . These are the highly trained specialists who take X-rays, prep your mouth for cleaning and other procedures, and offer insight and education into a healthier, brighter smile. It's no wonder, then, that the demand for dental assistants is set to grow 18 percent by 2024 , according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But not everyone can go from sitting in the dentist's... Read More
MTMI a division of CHCP moves to Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – January 9, 2019 - The Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI Global), an internationally recognized continuing education provider in the fields of medical imaging and healthcare technologies, today announced the opening of its new global headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Located in the Milwaukee County Research Park, a hub of innovation and medical activity in the region, the new center utilizes best-in-class technology to train, educate, and prepare medical imaging healthcare professionals both on-site and online, helping hospitals and healthcare employers... Read More
The most important hiring requirement for employers is that the candidate can do the job. Our programs are designed with hands-on training that can be applied to real-life work experience under the guidance of qualified professionals. Career Services is a central component of the student journey that aids in the transition from student to healthcare professional. Career Services is equipped to help with resume writing, mock interviews to sharpen your interview skills, do's and don'ts of what to wear to an interview, and offer job placement assistance. Below are 4 tips on how to make the most... Read More
Student success and community are at the core of our beliefs and our faculty and staff embody that. Christina Romo, Registrar/Career Services Advisor, of CHCP’s sister school Astrodome Career Centers was presented with the Rookie of The Year Award by the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce . Her unwavering dedication to build connections in our community and with students also earned her a position on the board at the chamber through a unanimous vote. The rookie of the year award is presented to a new member who is an active participant and made significant contributions to the chamber in... Read More
The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) was featured today in Inside Higher Ed as a scalable model for helping students prepare for, find, and succeed in healthcare careers. Out of Poverty, Into Health-Care Jobs , written by news editor Paul Fain, describes CHCP’s innovative work to help students not just graduate, but find employment in high-demand and growing fields. Inside Higher Ed is a leading higher education news source, with 2.25 million monthly readers. The article takes a deep dive into CHCP’s unique approach to education and training, including a focus on career readiness and... Read More
While hard skills, or job-specific knowledge, are an essential part of any individual’s career path , soft skills prevail as a valuable asset to employers. Soft skills are the personal characteristics that enable someone to work well with others. Human connection is at the center of the healthcare field. It is an industry that focuses on making others feel better and that begins with the very people that interact with patients every day. Therefore, soft skills are important in order to thrive in the workplace . Below you will find how you can start putting soft skills into practice. A good... Read More
HOUSTON, TEXAS -- November 17, 2019 -- The College of Health Care Professions’ (CHCP) Houston campuses and offices were named today as a 2019 Top Workplace by the Houston Chronicle. The award, which recognizes the best employers in the Houston region based on independent surveys of employees, encompasses CHCP’s Northwest Campus, Southwest Campus, Astrodome Career Center, online programs, and collegewide support services and administrative offices. “As demand for skilled workers continues to grow across the industry, CHCP has continually evolved to meet the changing needs of our state’s... Read More
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