My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – FA100

FA100 Classmates in Tucson

Hi guys, it’s Chelsea checking in again. I started the Medical Assisting program at the Carrington College Tucson campus in March and I’m blogging about my experiences. As I write I’m now about 12 weeks into the program so if you missed my earlier posts, you can read them all here to catch…

Triglycerides may be the key to preventing heart disease

Scientists are looking towards low triglyceride levels to help prevent heart disease.

In exciting news for health care professionals, new evidence has been found in two separate studies that might help prevent heart disease. The research examined triglyceride levels, and found that gene mutations that stop the Apolipoprotein C-III (APOC​3) function can lower the risk of…

Student Spotlight – Meet Kimberly Ziebold

Kimberly Ziebold

Kimberly enrolled on the Pharmacy Technology program at the Carrington College Boise, ID, campus in September. When we spoke in May, Kimberly was in her final module and preparing for her externship at a local hospital in Boise; assuming all goes well, she will complete the program after July…

Modern methods for physician collaboration

A continuing challenge for health care professionals, whether a college pharmacy technician, dentist, physician or nurse, is communicating with other medical personnel in order to successfully provide the best treatment for patients. This challenge is exacerbated due to the fact that most…

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – The Power of Positivity

Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hello! I’ve just counted and this is my tenth blog since I started writing about my experiences on the Pharmacy Technology program at the Carrington Mesa campus. You can read all the others through this link if you want to start at the beginning – My Starting Point. Today, I wanted to talk a…

College – worth the cost?

College pays off.

Whether you’re interested in pharmacy technology or getting a vet tech degree, research suggests a college education is a surefire way to improve your earnings over the long term. A multitude of surveys, student testimonies and articles examining the job market for college graduates has caused…

3 best health care jobs for 2014

The healthcare industry is expanding rapidly

Employment in the health care industry is increasing rapidly. Thanks to the new health care reform laws, more people are able to afford health insurance, meaning that more people will be turning to doctors, nurses and specialists to treat illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions.
According to…