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…

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Corrinne Meyer

Faculty Spotlight - Corrinne Meyer & Dora

Corrinne Meyer has been an instructor at the Carrington College Reno, NV, campus for almost 5 years. Corrinne teaches two Human Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) classes to students on our Registered Nursing program; she has been an educator for 10 years.
Thanks for your time Corrinne, are you a…

Student Spotlight – Meet Dori Thompson

Health Studies Student Dori Thompson

Having successfully completed the Medical Billing & Coding (MBC) Certificate program at our Carrington College Las Vegas, NV, campus, Dori enrolled in the Carrington College California online degree completion program in Health Studies in December. This online program allows Carrington College…

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Kerry Matthews

MassageTherapy Program Director Kerry Matthews

We’d like to introduce you to Kerry Matthews, Massage Therapy Program Director at our Carrington College California San Leandro campus.
Kerry, thanks for your time today, how did you first get into massage therapy?
It was 15 years ago; I was 35 and working in the bakery at Safeway. I just felt…

Seven Reasons to Chill-Out

Chilling Out

Attending classes at Carrington should be a fun experience, but it can also be stressful. We’re all different, and some of us react better to stress than others. But in recognition of April being National Stress Awareness Month, here are seven proven reasons why you should try to find time to…

5 Easy Ways To De-Stress

Reading

Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness Month? A month-long national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, and to provide coping strategies. April 16 – not coincidentally the day after Tax Day – is National Stress Awareness Day; a great day to take a deep…

Alumni Spotlight – Meet Dori Thompson

Alumni Dori Thompson

Dori Thompson, aged 43, enrolled on the Medical Billing & Coding (MBC) program at our Carrington College Las Vegas, NV, campus in November 2012; she graduated in September 2013. She is currently enrolled in the online degree completion program, offered by Carrington College California, which…