The rise of social media in the world has affected many different aspects of our lives. From the way we communicate with others to how we shop, dine and travel, social media has impacted how efficient and informed we are. Its impact on the health care industry is evident as well. Mobile phones…

Medical professionals in the U.S. today have reported more instances of individuals suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) than ever before. According to studies conducted by advocacy groups in conjunction with information from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the number of…

Every patient that arrives for medical care is different. Whether they have experienced an emergency or are there for a routine checkup, individualized and personal attention can make a huge difference in their comfort with their doctor or medical assistant. The process of recovery can also be…

The demand for veterinary technicians is on the rise because veterinarians are relying more on their technicians to assist them, which requires the technicians to have a higher skill level. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job opportunities for veterinary technicians…

If you, or someone you know, is interested in enrolling at a vocational school like Carrington College, here are 10 things that you should ask before you enroll. This list was compiled from answers given by some of our current students…

Ask About Accreditation – This should be first on your…

The popularity of community and walk-in clinics is growing throughout the U.S., and medical assistants are in demand to fill positions there. Many people that want to avoid long waits or high costs at traditional doctor’s offices are finding treatment at retail clinics and community-run…

Ashton McCants, aged 24, is studying Respiratory Care at our Pleasant Hill campus. Born in California, raised in Memphis, TN, Ashton served in the United States Air Force for four years. He completed a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics after his enlistment ended. He enrolled in the Carrington…