How to Use Social Media in Health Care: Q&A with Practicing Physician Kevin Pho

In May we launched a new series! Each month we are interviewing a leading expert who will help you prepare for your future career in health care.
For this month’s Q&A we spoke with Kevin Pho, founder and editor of KevinMD.com, a blog that shares stories and insights from those working in the…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – Study & Homework Tips

MA Students in Tucson

Hi guys – Chelsea back again with my seventh blog! If you’ve read my previous posts you’ll know that I’m studying Medical Assisting at the Carrington College Tucson campus. If you’ve not read them all, why not catch up here. Today I want to share some of my classroom and homework tips – at least…

Student Spotlight – Meet Rochelle Holman (Boyl) 

Rochelle Holman (Boyl) First Day

Health Care Administration (HCA) student Rochelle Holman (Boyl) enrolled at the Carrington College California Citrus Heights campus after a trip to the grocery store. Rochelle, a recently divorced mother of five in her early 40s, has an inspirational story of faith, determination and…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – Into My Core Classes

Chelsea Ruiz Giving Injection

Hello Carrington flock! Student blogger Chelsea Ruiz here again. I’m studying Medical Assisting at the Tucson campus and I’m passing on some of my experiences.
Last time I talked about the FA100 program and my teachers, so today I want to talk to you about a couple of things I learned in my…

The power a pet can have in the life of a child with autism

A dog can help to socialize a child with autism

Veterinarians are very important in the lives of pets and their owners. Veterinary technologists and technicians support veterinarians in the office by performing medical tests to diagnose illnesses and injuries in the animal patients. Having a team of professionals available to keep a pet safe…

Protect your pets all summer long

Fireworks

Registered vet technicians should be prepared to deal with large numbers of injured dogs around the Fourth of July. Though humans view Independence Day as a summertime holiday to celebrate with outdoor barbecues, parades and fireworks displays, dogs and other animals can be traumatized by the…

Is commuting a threat to your health?

Your commute could be very dangerous to your health.

One of the biggest threats to well-being may be something you do twice every day: Commute. Research has indicated that commuting is linked to various mental and physical health issues ranging from obesity to depression. While it seems all types of commutes are unhealthy, it appears getting to…