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Carrington Colleges Group Campuses Celebrate Health Care Recognition Month with Interactive Health Care Focused Events

Students at 20 campuses to offer complimentary health care services throughout October

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Carrington College® and Carrington College® California, part of the DeVry family of schools, will host a variety of events offering complimentary health care services in celebration of Health Care Recognition month. Students at 20 campuses will provide dental kits and demonstrations, host blood drives, perform basic health care checkups, teach the public about basic respiratory care and offer CPR certifications. Because events, times and dates will vary throughout the month of October, call (855) 237-1134 for campus-specific details.


"Carrington Colleges Group is proud to celebrate Health Care Recognition month. Our students and staff embody the spirit of what this recognition represents," said Robert Paul, president of Carrington Colleges Group. "By participating in the month-long events, students will demonstrate their expertise in a real-world environment while also promoting to the community a better awareness of health care."

Carrington students enrolled in related programs, such as dental hygiene, nursing, medical assisting and respiratory care, will help host the events. The students will use the experience as a learning opportunity to refine their skills and promote career growth within expanding health care fields they can pursue following graduation.

Many career experts point to favorable growth projections by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for careers in health care fields. For example, employment prospects for qualified dental hygienists are expected to accelerate by approximately 38 percent through 2020, much faster than average. The job outlook for qualified registered nurses (26 percent projected increase through 2020), medical assistants (31 percent projected increase through 2020) and respiratory therapists (28 percent projected increase through 2020) is also extremely promising.

For more information about degree and certificate programs offered at Carrington College® and Carrington College® California campuses, or to register for classes, go to carrington.edu or call (855) 237-1134.

About Carrington Colleges Group

Carrington Colleges Group offer programs through two separate institutions, Carrington College® and Carrington College® California, to prepare students for careers in health care, criminal justice, business and graphic design. The colleges offer a diverse range of over 20 programs that lead to a certificate or associate degree. The colleges provide employment-focused, outcome-based, postsecondary education and training.

Carrington Colleges Group is a part of DeVry Inc. (NYS: DV) , a global provider of educational services. For more information about Carrington Colleges Group, visit www.carringtoncollegesgroup.com.



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