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A Summer Skin Cancer Primer

Can you believe it’s already the end of May?! This weekend marks the unofficial “beginning of summer.” Barbecue season commences, community pools open and tourists dust off their fanny packs and long socks to hit...

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Meet Dallas Campus President Erin Henry

Today, we lead the cattle drive south, to the heart of Texas and Big ‘D.’ There, we meet Erin Henry and continue our series highlighting and getting to know Concorde’s Campus Presidents (CPs). Henry has...

health care careers
Health Care Careers for Squeamish Stomachs

You’ve always been drawn to a health care careers. You love helping people and making them feel better and healthier. There’s only one problem. You can’t stand the sight of blood. Or vomit. Or any other...

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5 Reasons to Become a Pharmacy Tech

The Wall Street Journal reported last month that, “Drug spending rose an estimated sharp 12.6 percent in 2014 after years of unusually slow growth—it rose about 2 percent a year between 2008 and 2012.” In...

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5 Questions: Choosing a Career College

Research shows that investing in higher education has never been a smarter decision. As the job market becomes more competitive, those with advanced health care training will undoubtedly have a leg up. That makes choosing...

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Concorde’s Newest Bachelor’s Program

Health care is considered to be one of the most rapidly evolving spheres of society. From new technology and research to regulations and best practices, it’s an environment that encourages life-long learning. That exciting fact...

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2% of Your Day Could Extend Life by 27%

Coming off Mother’s Day, this week America celebrates National Women’s Health Week. The goal is simple – to empower women to make their health a priority. Whether pursuing a health care degree program in something like nursing...

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National Anxiety and Depression Week: How to Help

“College students deal with a unique amount of stressors in their lives at this age. It is a time of transition, and sometimes the first time of freedom they have had,” said Todd Jakub, Director...

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Meet Concorde – North Hollywood CP Carmen Bowen

Hooray for Hollywood! Or, in this instance, hooray for Concorde-North Hollywood. In our ongoing series introducing readers to our Campus Presidents (CPs), we venture this week out west, to the land of glitz and glamor,...

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I chose Concorde because …

It’s perhaps the most important question we could ask – the question we depend on having the answers to for our very existence. Why Concorde? Why come to Concorde Career College? What does Concorde have...

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Working Concorde Admissions 22 Years

As it turns out, Lisa Knowles knew something long ago that Concorde Career College espouses every day. A career in health care is where it’s at when it comes to future employment opportunities. “I was...

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Respiratory Therapy: Breathing Easy

Do you aspire to help people and make positive impacts on the lives of those in your community through a meaningful role in health care? Well, you can breathe easy. Or, more to the point,...

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What makes a good Surgical Tech School

There are a myriad of options to choose from when it comes evaluating Surgical Technologist programs. Whether it’s a community college, four-year institution, Career College or online school, there most likely is an option designed...

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Dropout to coordinator: A grad’s story

Tameka Arceneaux, new Medical Assistant/Medical Office Administration Externship Coordinator at the San Diego campus, has a unique perspective on and appreciation for Concorde Career College. A couple decades ago, any college setting was perhaps the...

polysomnographic technology
Polysomnographic technology: Help for those sleepless nights

There probably isn’t a one of us out there who hasn’t, at least once or a thousand times, experienced a sleepless night. Would you like to make a positive impact in the lives of those...

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Radiology Technology: A Clear Picture of Success

Have you ever had to undergo a MRI scan or x-ray of an injured muscle or bone? Do you remember being tense, unsure of the outcome or maybe even a little scared? The man or...

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Active listening matters in health care

More than 10 years ago, a Conflict Research Consortium at the University of Colorado defined active listening as “a way of listening and responding to another person that improves mutual understanding.” Let’s face it, how...

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What to Expect Taking the NCLEX-RN

Life can sometimes feel like a series of inevitable tests. The pinnacle for students in a two year nursing degree program is the National Council (of State Boards of Nursing) Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) exam. One...

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Five main duties of a Dental Hygienist

As a greater emphasis is placed on the importance of proper oral health, the duties of a dental hygienist become increasingly vital in the process. “Today, dental hygiene is a synthesis of facts, ideas, concepts...

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Better Sleep Month: A health care primer

Did you know that May is Better Sleep Month? When did you last get a good night’s sleep? Hopefully, you answered “last night” because health care research shows catching up on missed sleep is difficult. Even after...