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Carrington College Medical Programs

  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Radiography - X-ray
  • Nursing Bridge
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Technology
  • Practical Nursing
  • Registered Nursing
  • Registered Nursing LVN
  • Respiratory Care
  • Surgical Technology
  • Vocational Nursing
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Criminal Justice
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Medical Office Management
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Health Studies

Carrington College

 

Carrington College

 

About Carrington College
Carrington College has 18 campuses spread across eight western states. It offers a range of health care programs. Students can choose between an associate degree and a certificate level course. The institute also provides some online courses for those who don’t get time for their education. Each student is given special attention and is provided with theoretical and hands-on training in their field of study.

 

College Accreditation
Carrington College is credited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC). This is an accrediting body, acknowledged by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. You can log on to http://www.accjc.org and find out more about the accreditation of this university.

 

Admissions
Getting enrolled in the Carrington College is easy. You just need to speak to their Enrollment Services Representatives and they will help you choose a course as per your interests. They will also let you know about the career opportunities that you can grab after acquiring your associate degree or certificate.

 

Financial Aid
Carrington College provides financial assistance through loans, scholarships, grants, and other sources. The university is an active participant in various financial aid programs, including federal, state, third party financing, and private. Here, applicants get multiple options to fund their education via student loans, grants, military education benefit programs, scholarships, etc.

 

Campus locations:

New Mexico campus
1001 Menaul Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

 

Idaho campus
1122 North Liberty Street
Boise, ID 83704

 

Citrus Heights, California campus
7301 Greenback Lane, Suite A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

 

Las Vegas, Nevada campus
5740 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 140
Las Vegas, NV 89119

 

Mesa, Arizona campus
1001 W. Southern Ave, Suite 130
Mesa, AZ 85210

 

Texas campus
3733 West Emporium Circle
Mesquite, TX 75150

 

Phoenix North, Arizona campus
8503 N. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85051

 

Phoenix West, Arizona campus
2701 W. Bethany Home Road
Phoenix, AZ 85017

 

Pleasant Hill, California campus
380 Civic Drive, Suite 300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

 

Pomona, California campus
901 Corporate Center Dr. Suite 300
Pomona, CA 91768

 

Oregon campus
2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
Portland, OR 97232

 

Reno, Nevada campus
5580 Kietzke Ln.
Reno, NV 89511

 

Sacramento, California campus
8909 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826

 

San Jose, California campus
6201 San Ignacio Ave.
San Jose, CA 95119

 

San Leandro, California campus
15555 E. 14th Street, Suite 500
San Leandro, CA 94578

 

Washington campus
10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200
Spokane, WA 99206

 

Stockton, California campus
1313 West Robinhood Drive, Suite B
Stockton, CA 95207

 

Tucson, Arizona campus
201 N. Bonita Ave., Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85745

 

School Website: http://carrington.edu/

 

Massage Therapy Certificate Program


This program covers physiology, anatomy, professionalism, body mechanics, and massage modalities and techniques. Various massage therapy techniques are included in this course, like Lymphatic facilitation massage, Neuromuscular and trigger point therapy, Swedish and sports massage, Shiatsu, Deep tissue massage, Pre-natal massage, Spa methods and practices, Reflexology, Chair massage, etc.

 

Medical Assisting Program


This medical program comprises of three sections - administrative, clinical and externship. After completing this course, students can sit for one or more national certification examinations like Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Registered Medical Assistant (RMA), etc.

 

Medical Laboratory Technology Associate Degree

 

This course teaches students to perform several lab procedures, including physiology and anatomy, microbiology, phlebotomy, urinalysis, and hematology.

 

Medical Radiography (X-ray) Program

 

This program builds the basic foundation of computers, mathematics, medical terminology, and sociology, while progressing into other aspects such as pathology and radiographic procedures.

 

Nursing Bridge Associate Degree Program


This course prepares students to perform functions like starting intravenous drips, devising patient care plans, and dispensing certain medications.

 

Pharmacy Technology Training

 

This program prepares students to take the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) national examination.

 

Physical Therapist Assistant

 

In this course, students learn to execute several physical therapy services such as the hot and cold modality application and manual therapy delivery. The course also prepares students to sit for National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE), and PTA licensure exam.

 

Physical Therapy Technology Certificate

 

This program teaches how to assist patients, document and record information, inspect equipment, materials and structures, monitor and review processes, etc.

 

Practical Nursing

 

This course develops teaches patient care and prepares students for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

 

Registered Nursing


This program enables students to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), apart from teaching them how to nurse patients.

 

Registered Nursing LVN to RN

 

This course allows students to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

 

Respiratory Care Program

 

In this program, applicants learn about various diagnostic procedures and therapeutic respiratory treatments, in order to cure respiratory problems like asthma, lung cancer, bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), etc. Besides this, it also prepares students for National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) examinations like the Clinical Simulation Examination (CSE), the Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC), etc.

 

Surgical Technology

 

This course teaches sterilization techniques to students, so as to minimize infections while passing instruments to surgeons.

 

Vocational Nursing

 

This program teaches patient care and enables students to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).

 

Dental Assisting Training

 

This course includes chair-side procedures, charting, administrative functions like scheduling, and patient communication.

 

Dental Hygiene Program

 

This program covers dental cleaning procedures, X-rays, and patient communication. It also allows students to sit for the Dental Hygiene National Board examination.

 

Criminal Justice Associate Degree Program

 

In this course, students learn about state corrections, private and corporate security, county and federal corrections, investigation, and loss prevention.

 

Medical Administrative Assistant

 

This program, earlier called the Health Care Administration program, deals with the front office activities of a health care facility.

 

Medical Billing and Coding

 

This administrative course includes maintenance of organized and accurate medical documentation involving patients’ records, with their medical history, X-ray, lab tests, symptoms, medications, and treatments.

 

Medical Office Management

 

This program teaches students about the coordination of daily operations in a medical office.

 

Veterinary Assisting Certificate

 

This course prepares students for lab, clinical, and administrative duties of a veterinary assistant.

 

Veterinary Technology Associate Degree

 

In this program, students learn various tasks like executing health checkups on animals and treating their diseases.