health care trends
Five Top Health Care Trends in 2017

Health care was a hotly contested issue this presiden­tial election cycle. From urging Americans to be and stay well to discussions on the longevity of the Affordable Care Act, it stands to reason that the...

health care career
Turning a Temp Job Into a Full-Time Gig

There are many different methods to go about trying to land that health care career of your dreams these days. One is to work with a temp agency, or a service that places workers in...

surgical technology
Degrees in ST Gaining Traction

Concorde’s campuses in Miramar, Fla., Jacksonville, Fla. and Tampa, Fla. will begin offering Associate’s Degree programs in Surgical Technology (ST) next month. A fourth Florida campus, in Orlando, will follow suit in May. Concorde –...

health care awareness
You Have More Organs Than You Thought

At Concorde, we of course believe there are countless great reasons to pursue a career in health care. One of the greatest is the constant state of discovery. It seems scientists and medical officials are...

health care learning
How to Effectively Learn Online

Keeping up to date with the latest developments and technologies is important to be successful in just about any profession or industry. When it comes to health care learning and health care professions, it can...

Meet Grand Prairie NDT PD Marc Williams

Marc Williams, BVE, FASET, R.EEG/EP T., CNIM, CLTM, is eminently qualified (see credentials following his name) to be Program Director of the Neurodiagnostic Technology (NDT) program at Concorde’s campus in Grand Prairie, Texas. Like many...

physical therapist assistant
PTA’s Role in Competition

Oftentimes, when we think about competition, we think about professional sports. So, it might come as some surprise to hear that Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) are rarely utilized as health care practitioners in professional competition....

What to Look for In a Good DH Program

There are a lot of good Dental Hygiene programs out there, and of course we at Concorde feel we have one of the best. But, whether you choose Concorde or not, we want you to...

Coping With Holiday Stress

We at Concorde want all our students, faculty and staff to have a healthy and happy holiday season. That’s not always easy, especially during health care training. In fact, it rarely is. The holiday season...

physical therapist assistant
Where PTAs Can Work

For today’s blog, we’re going to look at where a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), such as the ones who obtain their training from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Concorde, can work once they obtain...

nursing
Meet Jacksonville DON Lenora Bodway

Because it’s the middle of winter and most in the U.S. are freezing and staring out at gray landscape, we decided to take this month’s edition of Meet Your Program Director to the Sunshine State....

dental hygiene
Instructor Attends National DH Conference

Forty are chosen from applicants nationwide to attend the American Dental Hygienist Association’s (ADHA) “Unleashing Your Potential” conference, held every November in Chicago. The ADHA’s Leadership Development Committee reviews thousands of applications carefully to determine...

medical assistant
Meet Concorde MA Graduate LaToya Boswell

LaToya Boswell exudes enthusiasm, determination and a joy of life with every pore of her body and soul. A graduate last summer in the Medical Assistant program at Concorde’s campus in Southaven, Miss., Boswell was...

health care awareness
Do I Need to Take a Multivitamin?

The common wisdom for ages has been that you can make up for a diet lacking in healthy substance by simply swallowing a multivitamin and/or a few mineral pills each day. That explains why multivitamin/mineral...

health care occupations
Hot Health Care Jobs for 2017

Health care career jobs are expected to continue their torrid growth in 2017. In fact, according to statistics by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), health care occupations are expected to grow faster than...

Concorde’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

It’s that time of year … a time of giving, of family and fellowship, of celebration and revelry. Of resolutions. Yes, with a new year comes millions of New Year’s resolutions, the majority of which...

Top Five Blogs of 2016

As 2016 winds down, it seems an appropriate time to look back upon the year that was. Here at Concorde blog central, that means taking a look back at what were the most clicked-on and...

Protecting Your Teeth During the Holidays

The holidays at the end of the year typically provide many of the most cheerful and cherished moments of our lives. However, they also can present a challenge when it comes to keeping up with...

#ConcordeCares
#ConcordeCares in 2016

In 2016, we launched a new initiative at our campuses and our corporate office. While the concept of service is by no means new to us, we branded it, invested time and celebrated being a...

nursing
Why Moms Make Great Nurses

Going back to college can be a scary prospect for anyone, but especially a stay-at-home mom. You’re probably thinking, I stay at home all day cooking meals, tending to laundry … making sure my precious...