Would You Step Up or Step Back In An Emergency?

CPR How To Adults

Imagine is someone collapsed on the floor in front of you – what would you do? Would you step up and take responsibility, or would you succumb to the bystander effect?
Carrington Students Step Up
Back in 2011 Lisa White, at the time a Pharmacy Technology student at our San Leandro, CA, campus,…

PTA Grad ’14 Gets 800/800 – Meet Michael Cariño

Michael Cariño - PTA Graduate

Michael Cariño, 29, graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at the Las Vegas campus in May. He received the Distinguished Graduate Award and Award for Merit.
In July Michael passed the National Physical Therapist Examination (NPTE) PTA with a perfect score, and a week…

How to Find Your Dream Job: Q&A with J. Matthew Becker

J. Matthew Becker

For this month’s Q&A we spoke with J. Matthew Becker, certified coach and owner of Authentic Excellence LLC, a career and life coaching business. J. Matthew Becker is passionate about helping others find fulfillment in their careers. He uses his coaching skills to help clients find their…

How To Perform CPR: The Crucial Steps You Should Know

How to perform small

Anybody can and anybody should learn how to perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation): According to the American Heart Association, a stunning 70% of Americans don’t know how what to do if somebody is experiencing a cardiac emergency because they don’t know how to administer CPR or they…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – First Blood Draw

SP Blogger Chelsea Ruiz

Hello Carrington flock, it’s student blogger Chelsea back again for another update! If you’ve not been following my earlier posts, I’m studying the Medical Assisting (MA) program at the Tucson campus. I started the program in March and I’m blogging about my experiences at school.
Last month I…

6 Tips To Improve Your Financial Responsibility

Personal Budget

As a recent Carrington graduate, you know how important a good education and hard work are to your future, but are you aware of how important financial knowledge and responsibility are to your future success?
A lack of financial awareness can lead to financial challenges, including:

Becoming…

Moving On From The Bambi Phase

New Born Fawn

So you’ve taken the first step – going back to school – and now that you’ve graduated you’ll either have, or will hopefully soon be starting, your first job in a new career – that’s step two. So what’s next?
The Bambi Phase
I read an article somewhere a few years ago that described a graduate’s…