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
Massage Therapist
If you've ever undergone a massage, you know how powerful they can be to melt away stress or manage a painful injury. Because they're so wildly popular, it's no wonder that massage therapy is a booming field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that the field will grow 22 percent by 2024 , far above the national average of 7 percent. It's a rewarding job, both financially and in the knowledge that you've helped others. But if you want to be part of this boom period in massage therapy, you have to be the right candidate for the job. "The massage therapy field is set to grow 22% by... Read More
Health care students
In the U.S. alone, some 12 million-plus people are employed in the health care field, according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Each person has his or her own reasons for entering the medical field, but there's one desire that unites the vast majority: a willingness to help others. Rare is the job that lets you have this much impact on another person's life. Be it a doctor, nurse, physical therapist or technician, health care workers are often there for other people at their lowest points, helping people recover and return to their lives. "Health care workers touch people's lives."... Read More
Health care graduates smile for the camera
Congratulations to our 2019 Spring 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, April 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM -- Austin Graduation Courtyard Austin Pflugerville and Pflugerville Conference Center : 16100 Impact Way, Pflugerville, Texas 78660 Thursday, May 09, 2019 at 7:00 PM -- McAllen Graduation McAllen Convention Center : 700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen, Texas... Read More
Smiling Medical Imaging Technologist
HOUSTON, TX and MENOMONEE FALLS, WI – January 10, 2019 – The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), today announced its acquisition of Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI), a nationally recognized provider of continuing education for medical imaging and emerging healthcare technologies. MTMI will become the continuing education division of CHCP. “The integration of new continuing education programs combined with CHCP’s existing high-quality curriculum will create new career opportunities for our employees as medical technologies continue to evolve,” said Tonya Bell Brightmon,... Read More