In what’s considered a long overdue policy change, it is now possible for consumers to return unused prescription medications to pharmacies.¹
The Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it would permit individuals to bring back drugs designated as controlled substances, such as opioid…

Hello Carrington College!  Student blogger Chelsea checking in again. If you’ve been following my experiences over the last 6 months I hope they’re helping you on your journey, no matter what campus you’re at or what program you’re studying. Last time I mentioned that once I graduate, we hope…

Our colleague, Liza Long, is manager of the Student Success Center at our Boise, ID, campus. But do a Google search and you’ll discover that, in addition to her “day job” with us, Liza is also a mental health advocate, a published author, and a prominent blogger. You can read more about that…

The Food and Drug Administration has officially greenlit Contrave, a new drug that targets obesity and only one of three such medications to be approved by the organization in the past decade.1 The two other obesity pills, Qsymia and Belviq, were both approved by the FDA in 2012. Both of these…

Hi guys! I’m nearly there! This is blog #16, and you can read the previous 15 here. Start at the beginning and follow my journey through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Carrington College Mesa campus.
A Time-Traveling Student
If I could go back to my first day of class, now that I’m…

For a medical administrative assistant, it might be tough to keep track of the entire front office of a private practice. Generally, human memory seems to be inconsistent, at times leaving us forgetting where we placed our car keys or the topic of conversation. However, a new study conducted by…

In what’s considered a long overdue policy change, it is now possible for consumers to return unused prescription medications to pharmacies.¹
The Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it would permit individuals to bring back drugs designated as controlled substances, such as opioid…