Graduate Spotlight – Meet Julie Ann Ernst

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Julie Ann Ernst is a two-time graduate of Carrington College California. In 2006 she graduated from the Dental Assisting program at our Citrus Heights campus, and just last week she graduated with an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from our Sacramento campus.
Julie’s first…

Qualities valued in a respiratory therapist

Do you have the qualities you need to be a respiratory therapist?

So you’re thinking about becoming a respiratory therapist, but do you have what it takes? In addition to developing certain skills and having an aptitude for technology and complex procedures, the best respiratory therapists need to possess other important qualities that will help them provide…

Why You Should Watch What You Eat

Banned food ingredients

At Carrington College we want our students to set a good example to your friends, family and future patients when it comes to your health and well being, and that includes knowing about good nutrition.
It’s shocking to know that the following common ingredients in our food* are actually banned…

How to be a better dental assistant

There are always ways to become a better dental assistant.

After earning a dental assistant degree and entering the working world, it’s important to constantly be looking for ways to improve patient care and be the best dental assistant you can be. While dental assistant school will give you the tools you need to be successful, it’s up to you to…

Pharmacy technician resume tips

Tailor your resume before applying for a job as a pharmacy technician.

After earning a pharmacy technology degree, new graduates looking for jobs will need to update their resumes before applying to open positions. Resumes for pharmacy technicians differ slightly from the generic forms taught in high school, and you’ll want to make sure you’ve tailored yours to…

3 nursing books you should keep after you graduate

Keep these books after nursing school.

After earning your degree in practical or vocational nursing, you’re probably just about ready to ditch your textbooks forever. However, there are a few that will continue to serve you well as you begin your nursing career. It’s a good idea to purchase updated copies every five years1because…

Should you join a medical assistant organization?

Medical assisting organizations have many benefits.

If you want to become a medical assistant, there are a number of things you can do to improve your employment outlook: earn a medical assistant credential, gain experience, volunteer. But one thing that is often overlooked is the benefit of joining a medical assistant organization, such as the…