How pets help people with depression

Pets can help people with depression

Every animal lover and pet owner understands the bond that is created when a furry friend enters their life. Many people consider their pets part of their family, and spare no expense making sure the animals are happy and healthy. That’s where veterinarians, vet techs and veterinary assistants…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – Where To Start?

Chelsea Ruiz

Hello guys, it’s Chelsea again. I started the Medical Assisting program at the Carrington College Tucson campus in March and I’m blogging about my experiences. If you missed my first post, read it here!
Why Carrington?
Once I decided to change my life by getting a career, I looked into most of…

Registered nurses are in high demand

Registered nurses are in high demand

Registered nurses and students enrolled in nursing programs can look forward to a bright future as their field expands in the next 10 years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for registered nurses is expected to grow by 19 percent between 2012 and 2022, which is faster than…

The power of massage therapy

Massage Therapist

Massage therapy has been around for hundreds of years. It’s a healing technique that helps people relax, treats injuries to muscles and tissue, and can calm and soothe anxious bodies. Massage therapists are trained to manipulate the soft tissue to improve circulation, relieve pain, rehabilitate…

E-cigarettes are not the answer for smokers trying to quit

Respiratory therapists should be aware of risks of e-cigarettes

Individuals enrolled in medical assisting programs should consider a career in respiratory therapy. Respiratory therapists treat patients suffering from disorders affecting their breathing. Some causes of these disorders include complications with the cardiopulmonary system such as asthma,…

Dentist ranked No.1 on Best Health Care Jobs list

Dental Hygienist and Assistants

Factors such as the aging baby boomer population and the increase in the number of people with chronic diseases like diabetes and obesity are driving up demand for health care professionals across all medical industries. One medical profession that is seeing major growth is dentistry. The need…

Student Spotlight – Meet Dori Thompson

Health Studies Student Dori Thompson

Having successfully completed the Medical Billing & Coding (MBC) Certificate program at our Carrington College Las Vegas, NV, campus, Dori enrolled in the Carrington College California online degree completion program in Health Studies in December. This online program allows Carrington College…