Ways to improve the provider-patient relationship

Ways to improve the provider-patient relationship

Every patient that arrives for medical care is different. Whether they have experienced an emergency or are there for a routine checkup, individualized and personal attention can make a huge difference in their comfort with their doctor or medical assistant. The process of recovery can also be…

The rise in demand for veterinary dental technicians

The demand for veterinary dental technicians is on the rise

The demand for veterinary technicians is on the riseĀ because veterinarians are relying more on their technicians to assist them, which requires the technicians to have a higher skill level. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job opportunities for veterinary technicians…

10 Questions to Ask When Visiting a College

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If you, or someone you know, is interested in enrolling at a vocational school like Carrington College, here are 10 things that you should ask before you enroll. This list was compiled from answers given by some of our current studentsā€¦

Ask About Accreditation – This should be first on your…

Community clinics gaining popularity

Community clinics are growing in popularity

The popularity of community and walk-in clinics is growing throughout the U.S., and medical assistants are in demand to fill positions there. Many people that want to avoid long waits or high costs at traditional doctor’s offices are finding treatment at retail clinics and community-run…

Student Spotlight – Meet Ashton McCants

Student Ashton McCants

Ashton McCants, aged 24, is studying Respiratory Care at our Pleasant Hill campus. Born in California, raised in Memphis, TN, Ashton served in the United States Air Force for four years. He completed a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics after his enlistment ended. He enrolled in the Carrington…

Tips to help medical assistants with their job search

Tips to help medical assistants in their job search

Medical assistants are an integral part of the team at any hospital, clinic or private practice. They are often the first point of contact for new patients and are responsible for attending to the doctor’s needs. From conducting tests to starting a patient’s file to answering questions over the…

Senate passes bill that would allow vets to transport drugs

With the passage of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, vets may soon be able to resume transporting important drugs to patients in rural areas.

On Jan. 8, the United States Senate passed legislation, known as the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, that would allow veterinarians to transport controlled drugs and medications to animal patients at clients’ homes and on farms.1 While the bill must still pass through the House of…