Unlimited veterinary care is granted to VA-certified service dogs

Service dogs help veterans suffering from PTSD

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) recently collaborated with Trupanion, an established medical insurance company for pets, to create the U.S. Veteran Service Dog Program. This program grants unlimited veterinary care to certified service dogs that assist U.S. veterans. Trupanion has agreed…

Alternative treatments for common illnesses are becoming more popular

More doctors are suggesting alternative therapies

Harvard Medical School has conducted a survey to explore the trend of doctors prescribing alternative treatments for their patients’ symptoms. The report explained that an increasing number of doctors and medical assistants are advising their patients to try less invasive, more holistic…

Student Finance – What You Need to Know

Finance Department

The world of student finance can be complex, but it’s not something that our students have to tackle alone. Your campus has a Student Finance department on hand to help you navigate the system, offering guidance, plenty of information and as much help as you need. To try to give you a clearer…

How vet techs can counsel parents of destructive dogs

Veterinarians can help dogs that experience severe anxiety

Veterinarians and certified veterinary technicians are well trained in how to treat a variety of different species, from house pets to farm animals. A veterinarian can have a range of experiences with these different animals throughout their day, so understanding how to manage anxious pets is an…

2 trends in health care and what they mean for you

Whats Next Health Care

The health care landscape is quickly changing due to the Affordable Care Act—commonly called Obamacare. Since it was signed into legislation, this act has been the cause of a lot of buzz across the United States and is responsible for growing trends in 2014. You might be hearing a lot about…

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – Core Classes

Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hello #Carringtonflock, thanks for continuing to follow me as I work through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus. Last time I spoke about the transition from the FA100 course, but now I’m excited to be into my core program. Need to catch up? You can read my earlier blogs using…

A New Campus-Based Extern Opportunity in Boise

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

Exciting news! One of our valued extern site partners, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, is opening an Express Care Clinic inside our Carrington College Boise campus this month. I spoke with Linda Whitener, Express Care Facility Medical Director and Family Nurse Practitioner, about this…