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…

Join Carrington College Medical Assisting program [1] students Kenya and Angelica as they show you everything you need to know about testing a patient’s blood sugar levels. Kenya is administering the test, while Angelica is our patient.
So what equipment do you need?
“You need a glucose meter,…

Did you know that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend 13 different vaccines for all kids from birth to 18? What’s more, many of them are spread across multiple doses, over multiple months, or even years. That’s a lot to remember… so we put together this guide to…

Have you ever wondered what you could learn on the Carrington College Medical Assisting program [1]? This video highlights just a few of the things you’ll discover in lectures and labs, as told by some of our current students.
By the way, if you’re considering a medical assisting career, the…

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as a medical assistant? We spent some time with two Carrington College Medical Assisting program [1] graduates, Rocio and Surit, and their supervisor Susan. Together they show us what a typical day is like for medical assistants working at…

Carrington College Registered Nursing[1] students demonstrate the proper technique for taking blood pressure.
You’ll need:

Blood pressure cuff
Stethoscope

Ask your patient to hold their arm out so you can begin.

Place the blood pressure cuff around the brachial artery. The brachial artery…