respiratory therapist
Meet Concorde RT Alum Jordan McMillan

Jordan McMillan is the quintessential Concorde success story. He decided he wanted a career in a health care field a little more than 10 years ago, in 2006. And, he knew about Concorde. “I knew...

health care career school
Tips to Read Faster and Retain Information

We want our Concorde students to learn as quickly and effectively as possible. A big step in that direction is learning how to read course material as quickly as possible while retaining the information that...

massage therapy
Scoring goals: Concorde’s MT-Hockey Partnership

It’s not every day that a college student can say he or she works on professional athletes as part of his or her training program. But students in the massage therapy program at Concorde –...

health care career
How to Make an Impression at Career Fairs

Career fairs can be a great place to look when trying to get started in your health care career. You know the companies present are looking to hire or, at the very least, spread the...

medical assistants
How MAs Have To Think On Their Feet

In baseball parlance, Medical Assistants are the “utility players” of the health care delivery system. They perform a myriad of tasks ranging from administrative to clinical. They also can work anywhere from physicians’ offices (85...

Meet Concorde – San Bernardino CP DeWayne Johnson

There’s a new sheriff in town. For our latest installment of Meet Your Campus Presidents, we’re heading to the wild west to catch up with Concorde’s newest College President, DeWayne Johnson. DeWayne took the reins...

Tips On How to Pass the Pharm Tech Exam

You’ve spent the last several months completing the work to earn your diploma or Associate’s degree as a Pharmacy Technician. However, depending on the employer for which you want to work, you might be required...

respiratory therapist
RT Grad Turns Degree Into Business

“Never settle or do the bare minimum,” says Rachel Thomas, a 2002 Concorde-Memphis Respiratory Therapist alumna. “Shine in whatever career you choose!” Thomas has certainly taken her own advice. Today, she owns and operates RT...

health care careers
How Health Care Resumes Differ From Others

A strong resume is a must for any career seeker hoping for success. And we, at Concorde, of course want our graduates to be successful as they search for that first stop in what we...

massage therapist
Traits of a Good Massage Therapist

There are common traits any good massage therapist must have that are obvious. They must enjoy working with their hands. Working outside of an office is a perk, along with enjoying flexible working hours. Any...

5 Good Traits of an ST

The role of the Surgical Technologist (ST), on the surface, sounds simple enough. The ST handles the instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during a surgical procedure. He or she has an understanding of the procedure...

massage therapy
The Growing Popularity of Couples Massage

Concorde’s Massage Therapy programs in Memphis, Tenn. and Southaven, Miss. train students in several various forms of the trade, such as Swedish and Deep Tissue. While it’s not technically a different technique, there is another...

occupational therapy assistant
Occupational Therapy Versus Recreational Therapy

Students in Concorde’s Occupational Therapy Assistant programs learn from the start the tenets of occupational therapy (OT). Simply put, OT is a regime of physiological and psychological activities and exercises designed to enable patients with...

medical laboratory technician
Meet Memphis MLT PD Kevin McHugh

Kevin McHugh loves the lab. So, it’s quite fitting that McHugh, MS, AHI(AMT)ᶜᶜᵖ,CLS(NCA), MLS (ASCP)ᶜᵐ, is Program Director of the Medical Laboratory Technician program at Concorde’s campus in Memphis, Tenn. It’s the lone Medical Laboratory...

massage therapy
Finding Patients for Clinical Hours

Many of our Concorde health care training programs include a set amount of clinical hours in the curriculum, so that students can get as much real-world, hands-on experience as they can before graduating and beginning...

How to Brush Your Teeth Properly

You’ve probably heard this all before. It might even have been repeated incessantly to you growing up. But then, good Dental Hygiene always is a mantra worth repeating. Of course, the key to effectively brushing...

health care careers
Switching Careers at Any Age

Current Concorde students and recent graduates might not realize or remember this, but there once was a time when people settled into one job after college and stayed in it for decades, maybe even the...

Surviving the Nursing Shift Change

Nursing can be a challenging career under the best of circumstances. You’re working long hours, oftentimes providing acute care to patients with challenging conditions. Making the work even more taxing is that most nurses who...

Are You At Risk For Heart Disease?

February is Healthy Heart Month, and we want to take the opportunity to promote good heart health to our Concorde students, faculty, administration and staff. Did you know that, as recently as 2002, one in...

5 Reasons Employers Are Ignoring Your Resume

The job interview can be a tricky thing. You study, prepare, do everything you think you need to get the job, yet afterward … crickets. It’s the same whether applying for health care jobs or...