Study tips for the pharmacy tech certification exam

Use these tips to study for your pharmacy technician certification exam.

As you near the end of pharmacy technology school, you are no doubt beginning the process of studying for the pharmacy technician certification exam administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. While earning your certification isn’t required in all states, it will improve your…

Celebrate Constitution Day with Carrington

Constitution Day

On September 17th, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39 delegates of the Constitutional Convention gathered to sign the Constitution of the United States of America. The Constitution served as the foundation for the governing of our nation and a model for other democratic governments in the…

Transition to new program will have huge impact on medical coding

New medical coding techniques and standards are on the way.

With the transition from the ninth to the 10th version of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) coming on Oct. 1, 2014, there is about to be a major change in medical coding training.
Physicians across the country are already worried about the…

Help make dogs’ vet visits less stressful

Help to keep dogs calm during their next visit to the vet.

If you are in the process of pursuing a veterinary technology degree, you no doubt already know that one of the things you will be required to do is make pets’ visits to the vet’s office as un-stressful as possible. While administering medication, providing care or preparing animals for…

Gas Station Pump Safety

Gas Pump

After the March 2013 scare that led news analysts to entertain the possibility of gas prices reaching $4.00/gallon nationwide, many of you may have considered the question – how can I ease the pain of filling up my car? Unfortunately, a trip to the gas station can be painful in more ways…

What to wear to a nursing interview

Dress professionally for a nursing interview.

So, you’ve completed your registered nursing program or vocational nursing program and scored your first job interview. Now the question is what to wear? When on the job, nurses aren’t required to wear strictly business attire like someone in an office. Instead, they wear scrubs, which can make…

Twitter feeds that every nurse should follow

Nurses can get great information from these Twitter feeds.

If you’re going to have a nursing career, that means that you’ll need to have a willingness to continue learning. Between on-the-job training, innovations in technology and skills that you need to hone after completing a registered nursing program, there’s always something new to learn.1 The…