Where do veterinary technicians work?

Veterinary technicians work in many different environments.

When you make the decision to enroll in a veterinary technology program, it’s important to think about the environment in which you would like to work after graduation. Veterinary technicians  have the opportunity to help animals in a variety of environments, including offices, private clinics…

Major concern over compounding pharmacies still lingers

Concerns have been raised over the products being distributed by compounding pharmacies.

A 2012 outbreak of fungal meningitis that was traced to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts has made tighter regulation of those facilities – where different pharmaceuticals are mixed to create medication for specific patient needs – a major issue publicly, politically and in the world of…

You’re Never Too Old!

Time For Something New

If you’re browsing this website because you’re contemplating going back to school, more specifically to Carrington, just remember that you’re never too old to reinvent yourself and explore a new career.
Perhaps you’re a stay-at-home mom looking to go back to work now that the kids are…

Employee evaluation tips for medical office managers

Use these tips to conduct effective performance reviews.

As a medical office manager, you are largely responsible for making sure that quality health care services are delivered in an efficient manner, right down to creating work schedules for physicians and employees with medical assisting careers.1 One of the many important duties of an office…

Advice for a successful medical assistant externship

Get the most out of your medical assisting externship.

Most medical assisting programs require students to complete externships, which can provide valuable job experience prior to beginning their careers. Externships are the portion of your medical assisting education that you spend working in a medical office while you are still in school.1 While…

What college students need to know about the Affordable Care Act

College students need to become versed in the Affordable Care Act.

The Affordable Care Act, one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in modern times, will begin its final phase of implementation when the state health care exchanges come online Oct. 1, 2013. Almost every part of American society will be affected by the new law, but college students…

Alternative therapies in veterinary medicine

Vets and Vet techs have been turning to alternative therapies to treat animals.

Medical care and services used to treat humans and those used to treat animals often overlap. And just as alternative therapies have become increasingly prevalent in the treatment of people, they are also making headway into the world of veterinary technology and medicine.
In Arizona, Dr. Tim…