Every year, more than 15 million Americans face food allergies – and when dealing with food allergies, a scratchy throat or an itchy rash could become deadly if left untreated. Remember: an allergen is not the same as an allergy. An allergen causes and allergic reaction; an allergy is the body’s…

Helping patients feel better is a huge part of being a physical therapist assistant. Carrington College Physical Therapist Assistant [1] graduates working at Archstone Care Center share what a typical day is like.
“We’re all about functional exercise so (on a typical day I help patients…

We know you can be an amazing health care provider and be the nurse your patients need. We also know working all through the night to tend to them isn’t easy. Heck, we know you’d rather be #snoozing! It takes a little practice to stay awake and active during your night shift. Try these five…

When we spoke with Josephine Encinas she was finishing up her last externship week in the Physical Therapy Technology (PTT) program [1] in Tucson, AZ. She will walk the stage at her graduation ceremony in May.
Josephine started the PTT certificate program in May 2016. Josephine and her…

It might not be a career field you’re familiar with, but chances are high you’ve seen a phlebotomist at some point in your life. They’re the people who draw blood and make sure it’s labeled correctly before it goes off to your doctor or the lab. Let’s dig deeper into what phlebotomy is…

Even minor illnesses and ailments can be scary when you don’t know where to turn for treatment. And with so many strong opinions out there about both conventional and alternative medicines and practices, how do you know what information to trust? To help you, here’s a snapshot look at what the…

There’s a lot more that goes into taking an x-ray than you might think! Carrington College Medical Radiography [1] students explain what they’re learning in the program.
“Students learn everything from knowing the anatomy, how to position the anatomy, what type of pathology to look for…