Professional Development Courses

How can you stay on top of technology AFTER you graduate?

PTI offers FREE professional development courses to its graduates. If you haven't touched a particular software package since your PTI days, or if it's been a while since you used a certain skill, then professional development is your way of staying current.
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PTI listens to our grads and plans courses to suit their needs. Most classes are held at our convenient North Fayette Campus. Use the registration form on this page to sign up for the course that most interests you. Then attend all of the classes to earn a certificate of completion — share it with your employer and add it to your portfolio or resume.

When are professional development courses offered?

  • Professional Development courses are offered year round — check back often for newly announced classes.
  • Courses can be a single class or a series of consecutive days or weekends.

What kinds of courses have been offered?
Here are just a few:

  • Electronics Troubleshooting Workshop
  • Leadership Initiatives
  • Photography Basics
  • After Effects
  • Microsoft Access and Excel
  • Creo 2.0
  • Step to Absolute Success
  • Surgical Technology Review
  • MicroStation V81

How can I learn more about future professional development courses?
Contact Alumni Coordinator Christine Ioli at to receive further details or ask questions about the professional development courses. Have a suggestion for a future professional development course? Tell Christine — Christine wants to hear from you. Also sign up for our Alumni E-News, be sure to select alumni on the list.

  How do I sign up?
Use the registration form on this page and select an available class. Remember, professional development courses are free! But you must be a PTI graduate.

About Professional Development Courses

ICD-10 Introduction
  • ICD-10 Introduction for Medical Coding and Medical Office Administration Graduates

    Instructor:  Christine Ringer
    Dates:  Saturday, July, 19, 2014, Saturday, July26, 2014 and Saturday, August 2, 2014
    Time:  10:00am to Noon
    Location: Virtual Classroom via Collaborate

    Description:  This course is an introduction to the ICD-10-CM classification system of symptoms, conditions, and diseases according to the International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification.  Students will develop an understanding of the new ICD-10-CM code structure and demonstrate accuracy in using the diagnostic coding system. The course will be delivered in an online format via Collaborate in three sessions from 10:00am to noon on the following dates: Saturday, July 19, 2014, Saturday, July 26, 2014 and Saturday, August 2, 2014.  Resource materials and the course access link will be sent through an email to all graduates who are registered to take the course during the week of July 7, 2014. Students will be expected to have read the appropriate resource materials and prepared any assigned exercises prior to each session.  The course can be accessed through any Internet connected device (i.e. desk top, lap top, notebook or hand held).

Professional Development Courses

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