Concorde Career College Announces New Medical Laboratory Technician Program in Memphis

Concorde just launched a new Medical Laboratory Technician Associates Degree program our Memphis campus. Beginning in June, our students will now be able to earn this Associate of Applied Science degree and gain the skills and knowledge...

Heart Health Month at Home Office

Concorde Home Office participated in American Heart Health Month with several events throughout the month of February.For Valentine’s Day Home Office employees had the opportunity to purchase Valentine’s goodies to send to each...

Surgical Technology - What Does a Surgical Technologist Do?

Want the inside scoop? Watch what Ashley, a Concorde graduate, has to say about being a surgical technologist HERE. A Surgical Technologist is a highly skilled allied health professional who works as an integral part of the surgical...

Concorde’s Kansas City Campus Participates in Give Kids a Smile Day

The American Dental Association’s Give Kids a Smile Day encourages area dentists and dental professionals to provide under-served kids with dental services their families may not be able to afford.  Each year approximately 450,000...

Concorde's Portland Campus Congratulates Student on Honor Society Induction

What better way to end the week than getting to share an inspiring story of success with you. On behalf of the Portland Surgical Technology Department we are pleased to announce Jackie Her’s induction into the Association of Surgical...

What Are General Education Courses and Why Are They Necessary?

Students have questioned the importance of general education courses since the inception of prerequisites. So, what exactly are general education courses?  And why do they matter?  What is a general education course?General education...

Health Information 101: What is Health Information Management?

What do computers, healthcare and great jobs have in common?Health Information Management.  Chances are, you’ve never heard of this career field.  Let’s change that.Health Information Management (HIM) is the maintenance and care...

Portland Campus Selected to Host International Fellowship Program

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. This year, Portland welcomed Dr. Mohamad El-Khatib a professor of...

North Hollywood Students Provide Community CPR Training

We take pride in giving back to area communities and in North Hollywood we recently joined forces with Critical Care Training Center to help increase CPR awareness within the community.  Formed in 2006, the training center provides...

Memphis Participates in National Backpack Awareness Day

Lanier Middle School in Memphis, Tennessee partnered with our Occupational Therapy Staff in Memphis for National Backpack Awareness Day on September 17th.   An American Occupational Therapy Association study reports that, on average,...

The difference between a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

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...

What Kind of Schooling is Required to Become an Occupational Therapy Assistant?

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you will be trained in a wide variety of skills and disciplines, giving you the ability to help patients participate in basic everyday activities.Occupational Therapy Assistants help patients...

RN vs. BSN: What You Should Know

During the last decade, policymakers and practice leaders have acknowledged that increased education makes a positive difference* and they have begun to encourage all registered nurses to further their education.  The Institute of...

Concorde Moves to New Campus - New Location Provides Expanded Education Opportunities & New Community Partnerships

To help meet the growing interest and demand in healthcare careers in the Grand Prairie/Dallas area, our Arlington campus has moved to a brand new location in Grand Prairie, Texas.  We continue to experience a rise in the number of...

Surgical Technology: Why It's a Growing Career Field and What It Takes to Become a Surgical Technologist

Douglas Hughes, our very own Surgical Technology Program Director in Portland recently had the opportunity to share his surgical technology knowledge in the Association of Surgical Technologists Journal: The Surgical Technologist....

Concorde Kansas City Celebrates the Addition of Its Pharmacy Technician Program

Concorde Career College in Kansas City celebrated their newest Pharmacy Technician program with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. Carlos Gomez, President of Kansas City’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Jami Frazier, Campus...

Concorde Career College Offers New Nursing Program in Dallas

We just launched a new Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree program in Dallas, Texas. Our new Nursing program will provide students with the necessary skills to enter the healthcare workforce as a skilled and confident...

A Day in the Life of a Respiratory Therapist

Exciting, difficult, joyful, sad, fulfilling, a calling – these are just a few words used to describe the emotions one can feel during a typical day as a registered respiratory therapist. The opportunity to change lives every day is...

Concorde Breaks Ground on New Campus in Grand Prairie

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.  We dedicate ourselves to fully preparing students for success and completely understand this...

Director of Nursing Speaks at National Conference

Anyone who has seen The Wizard of Oz (and really, who hasn’t?), knows that in the end the courage, brains and heart needed to succeed were there all along. This lesson will be important for nurses and nursing educators to remember as...

Concorde Launches Scholarship Foundation

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. Many of our students seeking to obtain their...

Aurora Campus Now Offers Laboratory Technician Program

Concorde identifies increasing need for lab technicians as healthcare needs rise. Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of our Medical Laboratory Technician program at our Aurora, Colorado campus. Students...

What Do Physical Therapist Assistants Do?

It's all about movementThe work of a Physical Therapist Assistant revolves around helping patients move, which means a lot of movement on the Assistant’s part as well. This post describes some of the basic tasks and education needed...