Don’t Post Anything You Could Regret

Watch what you post on social media

It’s becoming more and more common for employers to check out the social media profiles of job applicants to get an insight into the person behind the resume. The problem is that in this age of smart phones and tablets with instant internet access, it’s all too easy to post, plus, tweet or…

Spotlight on: Respiratory therapists

Have you considered becoming a respiratory therapist?

If you want to work in health care but aren’t sure that a nursing career is right for you, perhaps you should consider completing a respiratory care program. Respiratory therapists use their skills to help people who have trouble breathing and work with everyone from infants to senior citizens.1…

What to look for in a pharmacy technology program

What should you consider when choosing a pharmacy technician program?

Have you ever considered becoming a pharmacy technician (pharm tech)? It’s a great career for people who have strong customer-service skills and are detail-oriented. After all, pharmacy technicians are responsible for filling prescriptions, which must be done correctly. If working behind the…

What is medical coding?

What is medical billing and Coding

Health care is a wide and varied field that encompasses everything from physical therapy to nursing and medical assisting. If you are detail-oriented and analytical, you may want to consider entering a medical billing and coding program to become a part of this invaluable career within the…

Five Free iPhone Apps To Help You Get Healthy

Health Care Iphone Apps

Listen up Carrington College California students! When you’re trying to get healthy, or even stay healthy, having moral support can make all the difference in the world, but technical support can be just as important. Why not use technology to track your progress and provide some much needed…

EHRs are bringing changes to medical billing and coding

ICD-10 and EHRs will change medical billing and coding.

Although medical billing and coding still has a critical role to play in making sure that the American health care system runs smoothly and efficiently, the introduction of electronic records and the Affordable Care Act will bring about noticeable changes in the next few years.
Medical billers…

Tips To Help You Get Your First Job In Health Care

Healthcare Professional

It doesn’t matter whether you’re hoping be a dental assistant, practical nurse, or a pharmacy technician, when you’re out pounding the pavement trying to get your first job as a health care professional, it can seem that the odds are against you. You’re in that vicious circle called ‘lack of…