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…

If you ever need to get an X-ray, it’s important to make sure that your doctors get a clear picture. Carrington College Medical Radiography program [1] student Alyssa shows us how radiologic technologists (X-ray technicians) make sure patients are properly positioned for an abdomen X-ray.
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Medical administrative assistants are an important part of any medical practice, in fact might be the first person you’ll meet when you go to the doctor’s office! So what’s the Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA) program 1 like at Carrington College? We spoke with a few MAA students and…

We’ve all sat in the dentist’s chair…at least once, but what really goes on behind the scenes?
Every workplace is different for sure, as people have their own way of running things, but here are a few things you need to know that should be true no matter when you land that first dental job!
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Sandy Wing is an Air Force veteran and proud fourth generation Idahoan. She graduated from the Practical Nursing program 1 at Carrington College’s Boise campus in December 2016.
Sandy came to Carrington after seven years in the military. She joined the Idaho Air National Guard in 2008 as a…