After a 30-year debate, the FDA has recommended a lift on the ban of blood donations from the homosexual community. For medical professionals, including medical assistants and lab technicians, this change will help provide additional treatment to their patients.
Journey to change
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Certified medical assistants and other medical health professionals are always looking for ways to improve both their craft as well as their patient care. With the rise of telemedicine, or the exchange of medical information from one site to another via electronic communications1, the…

On May 21 2015, 17 Carrington College campuses across eight states came together to try and set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for recording the highest number of blood pressures in an eight hour period.
Despite a valiant effort from all involved, recording over 700 blood pressure readings…

Back pain is often associated with adults spending long hours in front of the computer, and can be caused by sedentary office jobs. But back pain is becoming increasingly common among children. What causes back pain in kids? Overloaded or improperly worn backpacks are often the culprit. In the…

A new study published in the journal Neurology found that people who are diagnosed with depression are at an increased risk of contracting Parkinson’s disease.1 A progressive disorder that affects the body’s nervous system, Parkinson’s is characterized by a gradual worsening of a person’s…

The road to becoming an outstanding pharmacy technician is paved with plenty of hard work and experiences throughout the years. With the U.S. Department of Labor projecting that the job outlook for pharmacy technicians will increase by 20 percent within the next decade1, the need for qualified…

The most familiar jobs in the country are vital to our nation’s economy because they employ so many people. In fact the top 10 most common jobs in the U.S. provide work for nearly 28 million people.
The great news for graduates and students of our Registered Nursing and Nursing Bridge LVN to RN…