Tips to help medical assistants with their job search

Tips to help medical assistants in their job search

Medical assistants are an integral part of the team at any hospital, clinic or private practice. They are often the first point of contact for new patients and are responsible for attending to the doctor’s needs. From conducting tests to starting a patient’s file to answering questions over the…

Senate passes bill that would allow vets to transport drugs

With the passage of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, vets may soon be able to resume transporting important drugs to patients in rural areas.

On Jan. 8, the United States Senate passed legislation, known as the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, that would allow veterinarians to transport controlled drugs and medications to animal patients at clients’ homes and on farms.1 While the bill must still pass through the House of…

Bed bug reports are increasing

Recent reports of bed bugs are increasing

Bed bugs have become a growing nuisance for homeowners, travelers, medical assistants and doctors in the past few years. Recent reports have found that the cases of bed bugs have been increasing within the last few months, but a seasonal pattern is emerging.
The Philadelphia Department of…

Exposure to harmful chemicals is reduced through bans on their use

After it was found that certain chemicals used in plastic children's toys could be harmful, governments around the world have moved to ban them.

Human beings’ exposure to chemicals in everything from toys to household cleaning products to food has long been a concern. Fortunately, according to research from George Washington University’s School of Public Health, that exposure has been declining in recent years, as governments around the…

Shelter vet techs are heroes to the animals there

Vet techs affect the lives of animals in shelters

Animal shelters around the country employ certified veterinary technicians to aid the animals in their care. These techs are an integral part of the animals’ lives and happiness during their stay and are responsible for many aspects of shelter maintenance and services. Veterinary technicians…

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Carrington College Swag

A lot of exciting things happened at Carrington College in 2013; the launch of our new Spirit Store in late November was just one of the highlights of a very busy year.
If you’ve not yet had a chance to check it out, go to to see all the Carrington goodies we have for you….

5 Tips to help college students keep their New Year’s resolution

5 Tips to help college students keep their New Year¹s resolution

With the New Year comes a new start and according to research from the University of Scranton 45% of Americans take this opportunity to set resolutions to better themselves.1 Of course there is also a stigma that comes along with New Year’s resolutions. The same study suggests that just 8% of…