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…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – Study & Homework Tips

MA Students in Tucson

Hi guys – Chelsea back again with my seventh blog! If you’ve read my previous posts you’ll know that I’m studying Medical Assisting at the Carrington College Tucson campus. If you’ve not read them all, why not catch up here. Today I want to share some of my classroom and homework tips – at least…

Student Spotlight – Meet Rochelle Holman (Boyl) 

Rochelle Holman (Boyl) First Day

Health Care Administration (HCA) student Rochelle Holman (Boyl) enrolled at the Carrington College California Citrus Heights campus after a trip to the grocery store. Rochelle, a recently divorced mother of five in her early 40s, has an inspirational story of faith, determination and…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – Into My Core Classes

Chelsea Ruiz Giving Injection

Hello Carrington flock! Student blogger Chelsea Ruiz here again. I’m studying Medical Assisting at the Tucson campus and I’m passing on some of my experiences.
Last time I talked about the FA100 program and my teachers, so today I want to talk to you about a couple of things I learned in my…