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Today, two-time CHCP graduate Jestina King was featured in a new case study in Training Industry authored by Joycelyn Gordon, the chief operating officer at Calvary Medical and Urgent Care, a longtime CHCP employee partner. Joycelyn shares Jestina’s story as a single mom who graduated from CHCP as a limited medical radiologic technologist (LMRT) and went on to earn her associate’s degree in radiologic technology (RT) while working full-time at Calvary. Jestina was also recently featured in a McGraw-Hill case study highlighting the power of stackable certificates in advancing economic mobility... Read More
This week, Forbes Contributor Alison Griffin interviewed Eric Bing to learn more about how CHCP shifted the entire institution online in a matter of days. In the Forbes article , Eric and Alison discuss CHCP’s model and how they are supporting students and healthcare employers during the pandemic and what advice CHCP would offer to other institutions. Eric shares how CHCP faculty, staff, and students have adapted during this time through flexibility and how healthcare training is continuing at a time it’s needed more than ever. Read the full article here .Read More
How to Access the CHCP Student Portal As an online or ground student, CHCP has built a student portal for you to use from anywhere to access important information about your education. Here’s a go-to guide on how to access and use the CHCP student portal . What is the CHCP student portal? The CHCP online student portal is an important component of the student journey. It is the one-stop-shop that houses student personal information, current credits, GPA, campus information and more. This password-protected secure site allows students to track their progress and attendance. Students should... Read More
CHCP Infection Control Washing your hands
Keeping your hands clean is essential to stop the infection and spread of disease. It is common knowledge that we should wash or sanitize before eating or preparing foods, after using the restroom, blowing your nose, or when dealing with sick or immune-compromised people such as babies or the elderly. However, how do soap and sanitizers work when it comes to destroying viruses and bacteria? And is hand soap or sanitizer better at stopping the spread of germs? How Does Hand Soap Work? While it may seem simple, soap and water can help to remove and destroy many bacteria and viruses. This is due... Read More
All students and faculty have received training in the online platform to be used during the temporary COVID-19 adjustment period. Whether you have taken online classes before or not, CHCP has a wealth of resources available for students to be successful in the online classroom. While in this temporary online situation because of the COVID-19 outbreak, please remember, your first resource for assistance with your online class is to contact your class instructor. Your second avenue for help will be to contact your program director. Please be sure to have each of their contact information... Read More
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Three new partnerships were announced today with San Antonio healthcare employers to provide direct pathways to fast-growing jobs in the region. The new partnerships with FastMed Urgent Care, IKARE Mood Trauma Recovery Clinic, and the San Antonio Vascular and Endovascular Clinic (SAVE) are designed to respond to skill gaps in fast-growing healthcare fields like imaging, medical assisting, and medical coding and billing. “One our biggest challenges is finding high-quality healthcare professionals to meet the demands of an increasingly growing medical market in San Antonio for highly skilled... Read More
McGraw-Hill highlights CHCP's accelerated degree programs.
McGraw-Hill released a case study today profiling the experience of Jestina King, a single mother of three, whose valuable certificates helped to lift her family out of poverty. The study highlights how the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) meets the four key pillars essential to serving adult working learners -- providing a blended and flexible schedule, stackable programs, career-focused education, and holistic student support services. These offerings reflect a shift over the past five years within the education community to a unique, new approach that enrolls students in short-... Read More
Texas Massage Therapist School
A career in massage therapy can be fulfilling, flexible, and fun when well-aligned with your interests and goals. Here's everything you need to know about career trajectory, pay, and other components for massage therapy, in order to make an informed decision. How long is massage therapy school? At the College of Health Care Professions (CHCP), you can earn your Massage Therapy Certificate in 30 weeks if you enroll in our day program and 43 weeks if you enroll in our evening program. That means you can have a meaningful, fulfilling career with just six to ten months of training compared to the... Read More
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Today's Exciting Opportunities in Medical Billing and Coding Demand in medical billing and coding is at an all-time high, and with good reason: The medical industry is currently seeing explosive growth. This is related not only to the increased health care needs of the aging Baby Boomer generation but, also, increased compliance concerns related to the Affordable Care Act and other health care legislation. From hospitals to insurance companies, a variety of organizations rely on the expertise of medical billers and coders who work hard to ensure that health data is properly organized and... Read More
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