Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Invisible Scars

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When we sense danger, we instinctually experience fear. Fear triggers our body to prepare to defend ourselves against or evade from the danger. This so-called “fight-or-flight” response is a natural reaction meant to protect us. However, in people who suffer from post-traumatic stress…

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – Support Needed


Hello #Carringtonflock – It’s me again! This time I wanted to write a blog about how important it is to find support wherever you can for what you’re doing at school. This blog post is particularly important to me for two reasons; first I want to share my reasons why you need a support system,…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – First Day Nerves

Student Blogger - Chelsea Ruiz

So this is my third blog post; if you’ve read my previous blogs you’ll know that I’m studying Medical Assisting at the Carrington College Tucson campus – if you’ve not read them – catch up here!
Not Much Sleep
That first morning, Monday March 10th, I was really nervous; honestly I didn’t sleep…

Take Control – How to Prevent High Blood Pressure

Some of the best jobs for millennials are in the field of health care.

If you read our post – High Blood Pressure – The Facts – you’ll know May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. You’ll also know that elevated blood pressure can increase a patient’s risk for heart disease or other serious illness. But you can help patients take steps to keep their…

Back pain is found to be leading cause of disability worldwide

The demand for physical therapists will increase

Employment for physical therapists is expected to grow 36 percent between 2012 and 2022, a number that is triple the average growth rate of all other occupations.1 According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be a greater demand for professionals who have completed a medical assisting…

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Rochelle Brumley

Faculty Rochelle Brumley

Rochelle Brumley, MSN-FNP, RN is an Instructor and the acting Assistant Program Director of the LVN to RN Nursing Bridge Program at our Carrington College California Sacramento campus. Rochelle earned her bachelor’s degree in Nursing in 1992. She joined the Carrington family in 2009.
To get…

High Blood Pressure – The Facts

A Snapshot - Blood Pressure in the U.S.

May is recognized as National High Blood Pressure Education Month; it’s a great opportunity for health care professionals, and Carrington College students, to raise awareness, educate, and engage patients about the topic.
High blood pressure (HBP) is often called the “silent killer” because many…