A decade-long study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that American teenagers are forgoing skin protection in the sun and are also still prone to using indoor tanning devices. The study highlights the need for educating adolescents about the dangers of skin…

Michael Cariño, 29, graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at the Las Vegas campus in May. He received the Distinguished Graduate Award and Award for Merit.
In July Michael passed the National Physical Therapist Examination (NPTE) PTA with a perfect score, and a week…

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…

Justin Cady, 20, is studying Medical Assisting (MA) at our Spokane, WA, campus. He started the program in March this year.
Justin works at the campus in the morning through the Federal Work Study Program, goes to class in the afternoon, and always goes the extra mile by volunteering for…

Mary Rose, aged 19, recently graduated from the Medical Assisting (MA) program at the Carrington Citrus Heights campus.
Mary completed her externship in April, then walked the stage and got her first job at a doctor’s office in June.
Thanks for your time Mary; tell us how you found your job.
I…

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…

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…