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How MOPs Are Changing in the Digital World

Technology has touched – and not in subtle ways – just about every aspect of humans’ lives. It changes how we schedule our days, how we transport ourselves to and from work, and mostly how...

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Staying Healthy During Accelerated Training

Concorde takes great pride in its accelerated programs, its accelerated health care training. It’s one of the greatest advantages we offer prospective students – getting you into a rewarding health care career as quickly and...

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How PTAs Help the Disabled

Saturday is United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities. To commemorate the day, we at Concorde thought it would be an appropriate time to take a look at how Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) work...

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Differences Between PSG & NDT

There are many similarities between Polysomnographic Technology (PSG) and Neurodiagnostic Technology (NDT), starting with the fact they’re both a mouthful to say. Both health care fields deal with the brain, brain waves and brain stimulus....

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Important Traits of a DA

Sometimes, the most important roles are the ones often overlooked in the grand scheme of things. Such is the life of the Dental Assistant. While the focus of most dental procedures falls on the dentist...

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Meet CNA Turned MA Lorraine Windom

Lorraine Windom was a content certified nurse assistant a couple years ago, working at a hospital in Dallas. But she knew she wanted more out of her career. “I decided to make a change to...

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Health Careers That Help Children

“Whereas mankind owes to the child the best it has to give.” Declaration of the Rights of the Child, adopted by United Nations in 1959 How we treat and raise our children will affect the...

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How MA Prepares You for Nursing

Medical Assistant is one of the most popular programs we have at Concorde. And, it certainly can be a rewarding career in and of itself. However, being a Medical Assistant can also be just the...

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World Diabetes Day with JDRF

Today is World Diabetes Day, so we at Concorde are going to commemorate it with some information about JDRF and the fine work the foundation is doing for health care awareness and funding in the...

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What You Learn in Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapy often is completely misunderstood as a career choice. So says John Hillsamer, and he should know. Hillsamer, BA, RRT, is Program Director of the Respiratory Therapy program at Concorde’s campus in Orlando, Fla....

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Breathing Better: Dry Salt Therapy

2016 has been no stranger to the rise of homeopathic, natural remedies to cure common ailments. Consider the global essential oil market. Conservative projections by Grand View Research, Inc. estimate it to be an $11.67...

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Entry Level Health Care Jobs

With health care continuing to grow because of an aging population and people getting sick and facing health problems, there are numerous entry-level health care positions and paths in today’s workplace. And many of those...

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How NDT Relates to the Treatment of Epilepsy

Neurodiagnostic Technology and Neurodiagnostic Technologists, such as the ones that receive their training from Concorde, work extensively with electroencephalography, or EEG. And, EEG and epilepsy, a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory...

Medical Laboratory Technicians
How to Safely Handle Blood

Today is World AIDS Day. We thought we’d commemorate it by pointing out steps Medical Laboratory Technicians, such as those who receive their training at Concorde’s campus in Memphis, Tenn., take to safely handle blood...

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Meet DH Student Christina Thomas

Christina Thomas knew she wanted to work in the field of dentistry. It’s what she knew, what she’d been trained in having graduated from dental school years ago in India, where she’d moved as a...

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Dress for Success in Job Interviews

When interviewing for health care careers, a good first impression is key. We all like to think that we aren’t judged by our appearance. However, the better first impression an employer has of you, the...

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Meet Concorde’s First Certified MLT Graduate

At Concorde, we love a great student success story—especially when it’s one-of-a-kind and a first for our institution. Our Memphis, Tenn. campus piloted the first of our medical laboratory technician (MLT) programs back in 2014....

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Answering Questions About New Program

Concorde’s newest program offering is a Surgical Technology, Degree Completion Program whereby Certified Surgical Technologists can advance their education to an associate’s degree. The program consists of nine classes, all offered at Concorde’s Online campus....

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Ways to Make Online Classes Work

Online learning is a new frontier in education. It’s especially new at Concorde, where we’re just recently beginning to incorporate more health care online learning into a couple of our programs. Currently, Concorde’s Bachelor’s in Health...

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Meet Veteran Graduate Randall Hines

After eight years of kicking in doors for the Army as a Cavalry Scout and, as he put it, “learning in so many ways to not be a nice person,” Randall Hines decided it was...