Faculty Spotlight: Meet Jen Bohne

Jen Bohne is the Dental Assisting Program Director at the Carrington College Tucson campus, and will celebrate her 10-year-anniversary as part of the Carrington family this November.
Thank you for your time talking to us, Jen. In your current role, what do you do as the Dental Assisting Program…

Are You or Your Kids Tactile Learners?

How often have you forgotten how to do something you read about? Now, how often have you forgotten how to do something you actually did yourself? I bet that the former happens much more than the latter. A lot of people out there love to use their hands (not their ears) to learn.
Do you or your…

A report just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that in April 2015 the number of job openings across the country reached 5.4 million, the highest level since December 2000 when the BLS started publishing that data. The total number of people employed (nonfarm…

The concept of Interprofessional Education (IPE) is when students from two or more health care professions learn together during part of their professional training. The goal is to develop collaborative practices, reduce medical errors, and improve the overall quality of patient-centered health…

Whether you’re studying to be a certified pharmacy technician, medical assistant or any other medical profession, there’s no reason that your education has to be limited to the classroom. In fact, there’s a great deal you can do over your weekends to gain valuable experience and…

A Historical Overview of Pharmacology

Definition
Pharmacology, a term derived from the Greek word pharmakon (“poison” in classic Greek, “drug” in modern Greek) is a branch of biology and medicine that is concerned with the study of drug action. Specifically, pharmacology is the examination of the interactions between a…

The medical coding profession is going to see a complete overhaul with the implementation of ICD-10. The collection of disease codes is set to replace the current standard, ICD-9 no earlier than Oct. 1, 2015. This new deadline is the result of the latest in a series of delays that have been…