Anyone who has ever owned a cat for more than a few days understands that it can be difficult to get your furry little friend to do anything he or she doesn’t want to do. Cat medication and other types of antibiotics are often required to help your pet recover after surgery or sickness, to say…

Definition
Pharmacology, a term derived from the Greek word pharmakon (“poison” in classic Greek, “drug” in modern Greek) is a branch of biology and medicine that is concerned with the study of drug action. Specifically, pharmacology is the examination of the interactions between a…

Allison Land, 27, is a student at the Carrington College Boise campus. Allison is on track to complete the Medical Assisting program in April this year.
She hopes to walk the stage at a graduation ceremony in June; June is also her birthday month so that should give her two good reasons to…

Brandon Milo, 26, graduated from the Health Care Administration program at the Carrington College Sacramento campus in July 2014. Brandon grew up in a small town in Calaveras County, California. Even though he loves the area, he knew he had to move to a bigger place to kick-start his life and…

The international 2015 Consumer Electronics show took place in Las Vegas on January 6, and there were many innovative new products that may prove beneficial to the medical community. Bluetooth and smartphone technology now allows medical professionals to monitor the health of their patients from…

Once you receive your student ID – keep it handy! You’ll be surprised how many businesses offer student discounts, even if they don’t advertise them. Always ask the magic question before you shop/eat/purchase – “Do you offer a student discount?”
What’s the worst that can happen? All they can…

In a practical nursing program, much is emphasized about the scientific delivery of treatments. But perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects of being a nurse has been left in the dark by research: the need for compassion. Recently, data published in the Journal for Nurses in Professional…