My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – Meeting Mr. Ron!

Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hey guys, it’s Mayra again! If you’ve not read my earlier blogs about my journey through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus, you can find them all here! Today I’m excited to introduce you to my teacher and talk a little about the teaching style at Carrington!
Meeting Mr. Ron!
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More dangers added to the list of health risks from smoking

New risks of smoking reported by the Surgeon General

Medical assistants, pharmacy technicians and nurses are all responsible for informing patients of the dangers of tobacco use. Still, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every five deaths in the U.S. is related to smoking tobacco. The CDC has reported…

Top 10 Soft Skills Needed In Health Care

Soft Skills In Healthcare

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…

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Antibiotics

The Good The Bad The Ugly - Antibiotics

If you’ve been ill with anything more than the common cold in your lifetime, chances are you’ve been prescribed or told to take an antibiotic. From bronchitis to a staphylococcus, if it’s an infection, antibiotics can likely be used to treat it. But almost nothing is full proof when it comes…

Student Spotlight – Meet Alisha Bonislawski

Criminal Justice Student Alisha Bonislawski

Alisha Bonislawski, age 22, is a student on the Criminal Justice (CJ) associate degree program at our Citrus Heights campus. Designed to meet the demands of law enforcement agencies, and private investigation and security firms, the program can teach students the skills required for most…

Tips for dental assistants who treat kids

Pediatric dental assistants can help create a stress-free environment

The need for dental assistants in the U.S. is expected to grow faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That growth rate is predicted to be approximately 25 percent between 2012 and 2022.1 One branch of dentistry that is an option for students to explore is pediatric…

Could you work at a retail or urgent care clinic?

Retail Clinic

If you’re thinking of a career in health care you might picture yourself in a doctor’s office or a hospital. But have you ever considered working at an outpatient care clinic? Outpatient care clinics provide medical care or treatment that doesn’t require an overnight stay in a hospital or…