Every year, more than 15 million Americans face food allergies – and when dealing with food allergies, a scratchy throat or an itchy rash could become deadly if left untreated. Remember: an allergen is not the same as an allergy. An allergen causes and allergic reaction; an allergy is the body’s…

Helping patients feel better is a huge part of being a physical therapist assistant. Carrington College Physical Therapist Assistant [1] graduates working at Archstone Care Center share what a typical day is like.
“We’re all about functional exercise so (on a typical day I help patients…

When we spoke with Josephine Encinas she was finishing up her last externship week in the Physical Therapy Technology (PTT) program [1] in Tucson, AZ. She will walk the stage at her graduation ceremony in May.
Josephine started the PTT certificate program in May 2016. Josephine and her…

There’s a lot more that goes into taking an x-ray than you might think! Carrington College Medical Radiography [1] students explain what they’re learning in the program.
“Students learn everything from knowing the anatomy, how to position the anatomy, what type of pathology to look for…

If you ever need to get an X-ray, it’s important to make sure that your doctors get a clear picture. Carrington College Medical Radiography program [1] student Alyssa shows us how radiologic technologists (X-ray technicians) make sure patients are properly positioned for an abdomen X-ray.
What…

Medical administrative assistants are an important part of any medical practice, in fact might be the first person you’ll meet when you go to the doctor’s office! So what’s the Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA) program 1 like at Carrington College? We spoke with a few MAA students and…

Sandy Wing is an Air Force veteran and proud fourth generation Idahoan. She graduated from the Practical Nursing program 1 at Carrington College’s Boise campus in December 2016.
Sandy came to Carrington after seven years in the military. She joined the Idaho Air National Guard in 2008 as a…