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What You Need to Know About Financial Aid

February 21, 2019 | PIHT

An important step in the PIHT enrollment process is going through your financial aid appointment. We understand that this can be overwhelming to some which is why PIHT pairs each potential student a financial aid representative to help guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have. Below, we break down some elements of the process. Prior...

Benefits of obtaining an Associate Degree in Medical Office Administration

February 15, 2019 | PIHT

The Medical Office Administration world is thrilling, fast-paced, and challenging! If you want to be part of the excitement, consider earning your Specialized Associates Degree in Medical Office Administration at Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology (PIHT) and start your new career in two years or less. The two-year Medical Office Administration program offered through PIHT focuses on providing students...

Kelli Workman

Q&A with Allied Health Coordinator – Kelli Workman

February 11, 2019 | PIHT

What is your educational background? My educational background is an Associate Degree in Medical Assisting, Licensed Practical Nurse, and Certified Postsecondary Instructor. All of which I earned at Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology. I am currently enrolled in Westmoreland County Community College and I am working towards earning my RN. What are some of your prior work experiences? My...

Make the Career Change in 2019 – How to Get Started?

January 28, 2019 | PIHT

Now that 2019 is here and almost one month into the New Year lets discuss how we can help you attain those New Year Resolutions of going back to school or starting a new career. At Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology we offer the following programs: Practical Nursing Medical Assisting Medical Office Administration The enrollment process is simple and...

Q&A With Instructor Rachel Ozniak

January 25, 2019 | PIHT

What is your educational background? I have a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from California University of Pennsylvania. I have an extensive background in education and behavioral health, having worked in education with students from ages 6 weeks to adulthood, and doing behavioral therapy as a Therapeutic Staff Support for elementary school-aged students. Here at PIHT, I teach general education courses....

Heather Vansickle

A Q&A with Medical Office Administration Student Heather VanSickle

January 24, 2019 | PIHT

Did you ever attend a post-secondary school before, if so where and what was your experience? I attended California University of Pennsylvania from 2010-2012. My major was Criminal Justice with a concentration in Forensic Science. I loved my major and my courses. I did very well at Cal U, but I did feel like I was just a number in...

The Path To Becoming A Practical Nurse

January 17, 2019 | PIHT

If you want to learn more about PIHT’s Practical Nursing program, check out the infographic below!

Are You Looking for a Career Change? – Make 2019 the Year You Go to School

January 11, 2019 | PIHT

A New Year’s Resolution is a promise that you make to yourself to start doing something positive or stop doing something negative on the first day of the year. New Year resolutions may be to change your career, go to school, obtain a new job, lose weight, eat healthier, exercise more, or quit smoking. Regardless of your 2019 resolutions, below...

Hayley David – Student Highlight

December 19, 2018 | PIHT

Hayley David is a Medical Office Administration student at Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology. Before attending PIHT, Hayley was working in daycares and nannied for a local family. The children she was taking care of started kindergarten, so it was the perfect time for her to begin a new career. Hayley started her studies at a local community college...

Medical Assisting – Program Highlight

November 30, 2018 | PIHT

What kind of Skills do your students learn in this program? Medical assisting students will gain hands on experience in assessing vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, pulse oximetry), ear and eye assessments, sterilization and disinfection, medication administration (oral and injection), cardiopulmonary procedures (ECG), respiratory procedures (pulmonary function test, spirometry, etc.), urinalysis, phlebotomy, and hematology. The student will also...