Becoming an Electrician

It is pretty amazing to think about how readily available electricity has become and all of the incredible devices and innovations it powers. Of course, it takes a certain kind of wizard to make the electrical magic happen. Those wizards are electricians. The crux of an electrician’s job is making

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Medical Assisting as a Profession: An Overview

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

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Alumni Spotlight – Salvatore Vazzano

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.”

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5 Traits of Successful Medical Assistants

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

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Alumni Spotlight: Nathaniel Brand

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

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Faculty Spotlight: Tim Lesh – HVAC

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

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Surprising Trends in the Pharmacy Industry

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

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Healthcare Trends Affecting Medical Assistants

Below is a trio of current trends that will extend into the future of the medical assisting profession: New Technology in Healthcare Medical assistants will have to adapt to technological advancements in medicine. Medical offices already heavily rely on the use of computers, but more technology, such as tablets, is

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