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…

Did you know about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year? It’s important to focus on your heart health throughout the year, but since February is Heart Month we wanted to share three things you should be doing to keep your heart in tip-top shape!
Know Your Risk…

Massage Therapy students at the Carrington College, Sacramento campus recently untangled the knotted, tight muscles of community members who truly needed a break this holiday season.
As part of River City Christian Church’s annual “Christmas Mall” gathering, Carrington students took part…