At Carrington we take your personal development as seriously as your professional development; we help you develop your ‘soft skills’, some people call them your ‘personality skills’. These are the personal attributes you use to influence and enhance the way you communicate and relate to…

Medical assistants are an integral part of the team at any hospital, clinic or private practice. They are often the first point of contact for new patients and are responsible for attending to the doctor’s needs. From conducting tests to starting a patient’s file to answering questions over the…

As you begin your nursing career, you may notice from time to time that you’re given an assignment that you find tough to handle. This is particularly true if you are ever given a patient whose condition lies outside of your expertise. You certainly don’t want to tell your boss that you’re not…

Between the aging baby boomer population and the millions of Americans who are expected to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, the health care industry should be one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy in the coming years. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…

When it comes to finding a job in America these days, the going can sometimes be rough. Many industries aren’t hiring at all, or they are only taking on temporary and contract workers, and others are working their current employees harder than ever.
But as discouraging as those things might be…

One of the most vexing problems facing many college students is deciding whether to follow their dreams or pursue a practical, often more financially rewarding, career path.1
Decisions, decisions
Someone in a medical assistant program, for instance, might be thinking about whether to take a job…

If you’re thinking about a nursing career you’ve no doubt considered the medical skills that nurses need to master, but what about those skills that will take you from being a good nurse to a great one? Many people choose careers in health care because they want to make a difference in the…