radiologic technologist
Reasons to Become a Radiologic Technologist

A Radiologic Technologist performs various medical imaging exams, and the images they create are used by radiologists to diagnose patients’ ailments. It’s a position that requires effective communication abilities, patience and kindness, and the Radiologic...

occupational therapy assistant
Ways OTAs Help With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) happen to thousands of people each year, whether by accident or purposeful injury (i.e., an attack). They can result in physical, cognitive, behavioral or emotional challenges that can range from minor...

health care awareness
The Need for Summer Blood Drives

For many of us, we don’t think about donating blood in the summertime. It’s a time of year when many of us travel for vacation, or just think about kicking back for a couple precious...

physical therapist assistant
Virtual Reality in Physical Therapy

It sounds like something straight out of Star Wars. Or, more specifically, iRobot or AI: Artificial Intelligence. But, it’s not. When it comes to today’s cutting-edge physical therapy practices – and, the physical therapist assistants...

health care careers
Presenting Achievements on Your Resume

Sure, you want to list your accomplishments on your résumé, right? How else are you going to inform a prospective employer about your strengths and attributes you can bring to a company? We certainly want...

pharmacy technician
Why Pharm Techs Are In Huge Demand

Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest-growing careers among health care occupations today. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.BLS.gov), the need for Pharmacy Technicians is growing nine percent faster than other health...

physical therapist assistants
How PTAs Help Olympic Athletes

Rio 2016 is underway, and we’re in the throes of Olympic fever! Over the next 2-3 weeks, billions of people worldwide will watch in awe the “World’s Fastest Man,” Jamaican Usain Bolt, the “Most Decorated...

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How to Answer Questions About Salary

It’s probably one of the most difficult, and certainly most loaded, question you’ll face at a job interview for a health care career. Everything is going along fine. You’ve nailed every question about yourself and...

health care degree
Can Listening to Music Help You Study?

Chances are, most, if not all, have done it at one time or another. You’ve sat down to study for an exam, or write a paper, or work on a project, but before you do,...

health care career
Common Mistakes on Cover Letters

Oftentimes, the most difficult part of securing a new job, whether it be in a health care degree field or any other profession, is getting an invitation to an interview. And it can certainly make...

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Recapping the NDT Annual Conference

The following is a report from the 2016 Annual Meeting of the ASET-The Neurodiagnostic Society as recounted by Marc Williams, BE, FASET, R.EEG/EP T., CNIM, CLTM, Program Director of Neurodiagnostic Technology at Concorde’s Grand Prairie,...

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A Look at Concorde’s New Commercials

The Concorde marketing team has been hard at work throughout this year creating content and products that promote the health care careers college and highlight all the outstanding programs we offer. One of the main...

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Social Media Links on Resumes

The birth of social media has brought with it a slew of questions regarding the professionalism of the Internet and what part social media can play in the job market, specifically when searching for health...

medical office administrator
Medical Billing An Important Part of MOA

The duties of a Medical Office Administrator today are as varied as they are challenging and rewarding. A Medical Office Administration (MOA) graduate today focuses not only on making appointments and being the smiling face...

health care education
Meet San Diego CP Rachel Saffel

San Diego has been referred to as “America’s Finest City.” That’s where we find our latest subject in our series, Meet Your Campus Presidents. Rachel Saffel came to health care education from massage therapy and...

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Creating Positive Vibes at the Dentist

As a child, our experiences at the dentist help determine how we view oral health for the rest of our lives. For parents that have children with special needs, the task of creating positive memories...

surgical technologist
Adjusting the OR for Left-handers

Tomorrow is National Lefthanders Day. You know what that means. Front is back. Up is down. Yes is no. Everything is flipped all topsy-turvy. For this one day, at least – left is right. That...

community service
Stuff the Bus!

At Concorde, it’s no secret that we’re passionate about learning and community service! What about you? Do you remember the excitement of getting your class assignment and school supply list at the close of summer?...

health care technology
Leveraging Technology in the LRC

As part of one of Concorde’s pillars in its strategic vision – Student Centered – each of our 16 campuses in eight states has a Learning Resource Center (LRC). It’s a place where students can...

pharmacy technician
Pharm Tech Found His Future at Concorde

About three years ago, Dylan Matthews found himself at one of those proverbial crossroads in life. A 2006 graduate of Winter Park High School, he spent much of the ensuing years working jobs as a...