It might not be a career field you’re familiar with, but chances are high you’ve seen a phlebotomist* at some point in your life. They’re the people who draw blood and make sure it’s labeled correctly before it goes off to your doctor or the lab. Let’s dig deeper into what phlebotomy…

Even minor illnesses and ailments can be scary when you don’t know where to turn for treatment. And with so many strong opinions out there about both conventional and alternative medicines and practices, how do you know what information to trust? To help you, here’s a snapshot look at what the…

You’ll know if you’re an A or a B grade student, but do you know if you’re type A, B, AB or O when it comes to your blood? There’s a pretty simple test to find out…as these Carrington Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program [1] students explain.
Why do I need to know my blood…

Things you might worry about at the hospital: pain, illness, and long hours spent in the waiting room. Things you probably won’t worry about: all the stuff medical coders and billers are responsible for handling.

Everybody’s been to the doctor or dentist, so you’re probably pretty familiar with what a medical assistant or dental assistant does…but have you ever gotten a sneak peek behind the scenes of the office?
To get the inside scoop on what goes on, we spoke with students from Carrington…

Health care careers are #nojoke. You get to make a positive impact on peoples’ lives every day…what’s cooler than that?
Going to school for medical assisting[1] can be your foot in the door for your future in health care. Check out our list to find out the four reasons a career as a…

Have you ever gotten an Explanation of Benefits from an insurance company after you go to the doctor or hospital? Probably. Do you know exactly what you’re looking at? Probably not!
We spoke with Daniella, a student in Carrington College’s Medical Billing & Coding program [1], to find out…