My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – First Blood Draw

SP Blogger Chelsea Ruiz

Hello Carrington flock, it’s student blogger Chelsea back again for another update! If you’ve not been following my earlier posts, I’m studying the Medical Assisting (MA) program at the Tucson campus. I started the program in March and I’m blogging about my experiences at school.
Last month I…

Moving On From The Bambi Phase

New Born Fawn

So you’ve taken the first step – going back to school – and now that you’ve graduated you’ll either have, or will hopefully soon be starting, your first job in a new career – that’s step two. So what’s next?
The Bambi Phase
I read an article somewhere a few years ago that described a graduate’s…

10 Professional Health Care Social Media Tips

Kevin Pho

We recently sat down for a chat with Kevin Pho, an internal medicine physician who specializes in health care social media. He is the co-author of the book Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices.
Kevin is also the…

The United States sees a significant decline in HIV diagnoses

There has been a significant decline in HIV diagnoses in the U.S. over the last decade.

According to a new study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association, the diagnosis rate of HIV has fallen one-third over the last decade. It is estimated that over 35 million people are infected with the AIDS-causing disease globally, with over one million of those infected…

A Double Graduate – Meet Dori Thompson

Dori Thompson - Double Graduate

Can you be a double alumni? I’ll have to look into that…but you can certainly be a double graduate! And that’s what Dori Thompson is about to become!
Dori graduated from the Medical Billing & Coding (MBC) program at our Las Vegas campus in September 2013. Next month she will graduate from the…

How to Use Social Media in Health Care: Q&A with Practicing Physician Kevin Pho

In May we launched a new series! Each month we are interviewing a leading expert who will help you prepare for your future career in health care.
For this month’s Q&A we spoke with Kevin Pho, founder and editor of KevinMD.com, a blog that shares stories and insights from those working in the…

Answering Your Questions About ACCJC Accreditation

Dr. Danika Bowen

As The Starting Point for Health Care Careers, Carrington College is always working to provide you with a quality education and a positive student experience. We’re excited to share a positive change – a new accreditation – that we believe will help the college soar to new heights.
To help you…