Health Information Management(HIM) involves the maintenance and care of health records along with insuring the effective care and treatment of patients by providing accurate and accessible data. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 21% increase in this field between 2010 and 2020.
Regionally accredited colleges focus on two types of students: those who are planning on a technical career, such as welding, nursing or paralegal and those who want to complete academic degrees, such as English, government or biology while nationally accredited colleges are exclusively “career-focused” institutions where only students who have a career program in mind are admitted.
For the second year in a row, our outstanding Portland campus was selected City Host for The American Association of Respiratory Care’s Fellowship Program.
Concorde students in North Hollywood recently volunteered their time and skills and helped train over 680 community members on CPR techniques.
We completely understand achieving an education takes drive, commitment and perseverance. But trust us; we also realize that even the most committed students may have financial challenges.
Therefore, in 2012, we started the Concorde Career College Scholarship Foundation which will provide financial support to those lacking funding resources.
Our newest partnership with Aegis Therapies, a nationally recognized leader in rehabilitation and wellness services, provides students the opportunity to receive an Occupational Therapy Assistant degree via distance education.
Lanier Middle School in Memphis, Tennessee partnered with our Occupational Therapy Staff in Memphis for National Backpack Awareness Day on September 17th.
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of our Medical Laboratory Technician program at our Aurora, Colorado campus. Students can now receive this Associate of Applied Science degree and become an essential member of a healthcare team in just 20 months.
Our latest news comes straight out of Arlington, Texas as we prepare to provide our students with a brand new campus in a brand new location.In order to provide room for possible course additions and make current conditions more conducive for learning, we have secured a new location and are in the early stages of construction on a brand new building.
As part of Concorde Career Colleges' yearly efforts to provide students with quality educations, campuses undergo an Academic Quality Assurance Review. This year, our cmpuses in San Diego, San Bernardino and Aurora were recognized for the best reviews.
Here at Concorde, we pride ourselves in not only educating students but in giving back to our communities whenever we can. Our Dental Hygiene students from the Kansas City campus did just that recently when they spent an afternoon lending their expertise at a FREE citywide health and wellness fair.
On Monday, June 17th, employees from our North Hollywood campus attended a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of Dr. Jorge Montes’ non-profit dental venture, Operation Smiles Uplifting Military (OSUM).
Concorde is excited to announce the launch of our Polysomnogrpahic Technology program at our Memphis Tennessee and Orlando, Florida campuses. You can finish this program in as little as 8 months and then enter the ever growing field of sleep medicine.
Throughout the year, our employees pride themselves on giving back to the communities they live in. During the month of June, employees from our home office volunteered a few afternoons at Harvesters’, the Kansas City area’s food bank.
Concorde's Health Information Management program will provide you with the training and skills needed to organize and manage electronic health records. AND, you can now do it from anywhere at any time that works for you. No more hustling to get to class or hours spent in classrooms.
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is excited to now offer you the flexibility and convenience of an online education with our new online degree programs.
San Bernardino’s Vocational Nursing department experienced the honor of being recognized for academic excellence. In March, the Mayor of San Bernardino commended the Vocational Nursing Program for their outstanding achievements in educating students and their efforts to maximize community outreach efforts.
The new Jacksonville campus of Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is not only spacious, beautiful and technologically advanced – it’s also an award winner! The NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties) recently held their annual award ceremony at the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, and Liberty Property Trust took home "Office Project of the Year" for Concorde Career Institute. The new campus for Concorde offers space for 850 students, and allows Concorde to expand programs and services to its students and the community.
Concorde Career Colleges Inc. announced the launch of a new Physical Therapist Assistant-(AAS) program in Dallas. Students can complete Concorde's new Associate of Applied Science degree program in as few as 20 months.
Concorde Career Colleges Inc. announced today that its Orlando campus is adding a new Health Information Technology-(AS) degree program. Students are able to complete Concorde's new Associate in Science degree in as few as 15 months.
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. announced today that the Association of Surgical Technology awarded its Surgical Technologist Educator of the Year Award to Douglas Hughes, the Portland campus Surgical Technology program director.
Concorde Career Colleges Inc. announced today that its Kansas City campus is adding a new Health Information Technology-(AAS) degree program. Students are able to complete Concorde's new Associate of Applied Science degree in as few as 15 months.
Concorde Career Colleges Inc. announced today that its Memphis campus is adding a new Nursing-(AAS) degree program. Concorde's new Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students to take the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX.RN).
Concorde Career Colleges Inc. announced today that its Memphis campus has been recognized by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) to receive the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award.
Concorde Career Colleges Inc. announced today a new Neurodiagnostic Technology program in Arlington. Concorde's new Associate of Applied Science degree program will provide local students with an opportunity to train for an exciting career in a rapidly growing Neurodiagnostic Technology field.
The Pharmacy Technician diploma program launched by Concorde will provide local students with opportunities to train for productive careers in as little as 9 months.
Concorde Career Colleges, a leading provider of allied health education, is introducing computer-based anatomy learning tools at all 15 of its U.S. campuses.
Concorde Career College in Kansas City is participating in the American Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile Program. This annual event provides free, desperately needed dental hygiene services to local qualifying children from underserved families and raises awareness of the epidemic of untreated dental disease occurring here and across the country.
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. announced today that their Dallas, TX campus is now approved for the training of veterans and eligible persons under the provisions of Title 38, United States Code.
Concorde Career College in Aurora has been recognized by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce for outstanding contribution to the economic vitality to the city of Aurora.
As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you work with Physical Therapists to help patients develop mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or lessen physical disability.
Most Occupational Therapy Assistant programs take up to 20 months to complete and include training to prepare you for the NBCOT certification exam.
This post will explain the different tasks and opportunities available to Medical Assistants and the pay associated with them.
The simplest distinction between dental assistants and dental hygienists is that dental assistants work around teeth and dental hygienists work on teeth.
Respiratory therapists have a single, yet critical focus: helping patients breathe. The body can’t function without oxygen, and breathing is how the body gets oxygen. Your job will be to help make that happen.
Medical assistants generally work in clinics and physician's offices (including podiatrists, chiropractors, etc.), handling a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities.
Within the nursing field are a number of titles, including Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and Registered Nurse (RN). This post will help clarify some of the differences, qualifications and responsibilities of LPNs and LVNs.