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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...

LPN vs RN – What’s The Difference?

November 16, 2018 | PIHT

Do you know the difference between an LPN and an RN Many people are often confused by the titles you see on a nurse’s badge. LPN stands for a Licensed Practical Nurse whereas RN stands for a Registered Nurse. Educational Differences Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) typically have about a year of nursing education resulting in a diploma. Registered Nurses (RNs),...

Here’s How Medical Office Administration Students Can Continue to Sharpen Their Skills

April 20, 2018 | PIHT

Looking for worthwhile ways to boost your abilities while you’re in our Medical Office Administration program or after you’ve graduated? PIHT’s got a number of key points to remember. Utilize Social Media to Your Advantage in Healthcare Social media is a great way to get helpful information quickly and for free! Since you’re probably already on sites like Facebook, Twitter,...

Employee Highlight-Roxanne Seaton

February 22, 2017 | PIHT

PIHT students are required to take just a few general education courses in their curriculum. These important classes are needed to be well rounded. That is where General Education and Computer Instructor, Roxanne Seaton comes in. Roxanne is currently working on her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction at WVU.. She started completing her Bachelors in Science Education. Then moved on...

Medical Assisting Graduate Highlight – Morgan Smith

August 19, 2015 | PIHT

Morgan Smith is a recent graduate of our Medical Assisting program at Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology. When asked why she attended PIHT, Morgan said she could sense that it was a great place to get an education. She got to learn a lot and do what she loves. Her advice to new students coming into PIHT is, “Just...

Practical Nursing Faculty Highlight – Jennifer Prinkey

July 20, 2015 | PIHT

Jennifer Prinkey is the newest edition to Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology’s Nursing Faculty. She is a full time nursing instructor who teaches Nutrition, Pharmacology Labs, and Med/Surg Labs. When asked why she chose to work at PIHT, she said, “I chose to work at PIHT to give back. After high school, I attended this campus for the Medical...

Medical Assisting Student Highlight – Morgan Galipeau

June 3, 2015 | PIHT

Morgan Galipeau is a currently a Medical Assisting student at Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology. She chose to attend PIHT to get a foot in the door to the healthcare environment. She decided Medical Assisting would be a good fit for her because she always knew she wanted to be part of the healthcare environment. Her favorite part of...

Student Event Club – Marquis House

May 29, 2015 | PIHT

Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology is passionate about getting involved in and giving back to the community that has given so much to us. For this reason, the Student Event Club has set up summer activities with the Marquis House in Mt. Braddock, PA. From May to August 2015, club members will be making several visits each month to...