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…

Avoid These Career Mistakes

Avoid These Mistakes

You’re making your way towards a new career, working hard on your Carrington College program. It takes an awful lot of dedication to get into a new career; once you’ve made it and got that first job, don’t undo all that hard work by making easily avoided career-limiting mistakes like…

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Carrington Colleg eFaculty and Staff

As a student at Carrington  you’re well on your way to achieving something great in your life. Part of our job, as faculty and staff, is to provide you with resources that help to keep you moving in the right direction. That includes guidance whenever you need it – but try as we might, we…

Is nursing school right for you?

Should you go to nursing school?

While there are many different subsets of the medical industry, many people who are interested in health care choose to pursue nursing careers.1 Nursing can be a very rewarding occupation, but it’s important to make sure that you will enjoy the job before you sign up for a practical nursing…