Air conditioning, heating and refrigeration are components of our homes and other buildings that we don’t think much about—that is, unless something goes wrong. When mishaps occur, we rely on a special group of skilled trade professionals to restore these systems to working order. Who are they, you ask? HVAC technicians.
Here are a few trends that pharmacy technicians will have to adapt to in the coming years:
The Rise in Personalized and Specialized Medicine
Advances in medical science and technology have made it possible for doctors to prescribe medications depending on the patient’s genetic makeup. The rise in personalized medicine is forecasted to continue as the technology becomes more commonplace.
It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is booming and its growth is expected to continue into the future. With a population of more than 46 million Americans ages 65 and older, which is anticipated to double by 2060, and the 68 percent of them who suffer from two chronic illnesses, the need for workers in the healthcare industry will not be subsiding anytime soon.
Word of advice from our instructor Tim Lesh, "Show up every day, on time, and have an eagerness to learn"! This week’s faculty spotlight is HVAC instructor Tim Lesh! He grew an interest teaching after many years in the field and saw the need for more HVAC professionals. Hear more about our HVAC program and Tim’s advice to students! For more information on the Coyne HVAC program
Are you entering the workforce for the first time or looking to start a new career in the healthcare industry? Then becoming a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist might be for you! Believe it or not, there are bountiful jobs to be had in one of the nation’s largest industries that don’t involve the time and money needed to become a nurse or a doctor. One such position needed at every medical office is a medical billing and coding specialist.
Nathaniel Brand completed Coyne College’s Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) program in February 2017. “I wanted to do HVAC because I like fixing things,” he said. “That’s a huge part of it. I love helping people and fixing things. This is the way to do it. I can go help people out with whatever they need, fix whatever needs to be fixed.” Nathaniel completed the program in just 18 months, graduating with his associate of applied science degree.
It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is one of the biggest industries in America and teeming with plentiful job openings. What might not be as obvious is the fact that you can have a prosperous career in the field without becoming a doctor or nurse. One occupation that meets this criterion is that of the medical assistant.
Salvatore Vazzano graduated from Coyne College in December 2016, completing the Pharmacy Technician program in just one year. Salvatore’s main motivation is something many people can relate to – he wanted to get away from the job he had. “I wanted to do something different, and pharmacy tech is growing.” His choice to continue his education at Coyne College was pretty straightforward, in his mind. “I found Coyne through advertisements.
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States and is projected to be the largest job sector in the country by 2019. Most people who are looking to choose a career path or alter their current one might decipher this to mean that they must become some kind of doctor or nurse.