dental hygiene
The Risks/Rewards of Teeth Whitening

The issue that ranks No. 1 among patients bringing to dentists or dental hygienists has nothing to do with dental hygiene and everything to do with appearance. “Whitening is usually the top priority for our...

health care career college
Meet Kansas City CP Jamie Carpenter

After a brief hiatus, we return today with our periodic spotlight of Concorde’s Campus Presidents. We welcome the new CP at our Kansas City, Mo. campus, Jamie Carpenter. Jamie comes to Concorde from another career...

health care training
Seeking Support In Your Health Care Training

We know pursuing your health care training can be busy and filled with challenges. So it’s important to keep in mind … you never need to go it alone. Behind every successful person is a...

nursing
Celebrating the Legacy of Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale, the philosophical founder of modern nursing, was born on this day, 197 years ago. It’s a name and legacy that Concorde students, be it the associate’s degree RN program or diploma programs for...

nursing
Things You Don’t Know About Nurses

Nursing is one of the most popular and, today, one of the most sought-after careers. That’s why Nursing is among our most popular programs at Concorde. Everyone thinks they want to be a nurse. They...

nursing
Meet Two-Time Concorde Grad Amber Wyse

We at Concorde always are excited to spotlight one of our successful alumni. So, we’re doubly thrilled to profile Amber Wyse, who graduated not once, but twice, from Concorde’s campus in Memphis, Tenn. Wyse, who...

health care awareness
What Do Blood Pressure Numbers Mean?

We hear this every time we visit the doctor. OK, Mr. Smith, your blood pressure is 120 over 75. Or, Mrs. Jones, your blood pressure is 118 over 82. And so on. But have you...

health care training
Balancing School With Having Kids Home for Summer

The dawning of May means one thing. Just one month before the start of summer. And, that means School’s out, school’s out, teachers let the mules out! All of which adds another layer of responsibilities...

health care profession
How to Not Bring Your Job Home

Each and every one of us has, at some point in his or her working life, come home following a difficult day and taken out stress on family members. It’s true whether you’re a current...

medical lab technician program
Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

April 23-29 is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week. It’s an annual week-long American celebration of professionals working in the laboratory, to highlight and recognize their contributions to medicine and health care. It’s also a week in...

health care careers
Spring Tips to Boost Productivity

Productivity is crucial to the success of any job, but especially to those working in health care careers. Business owners, managers and executives all want to get the most from their employees. When it comes...

How PSG Works to Improve Sleep

Sleep-disordered Breathing (SDB), which includes obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as the most common variant, is characterized by intermittent episodes of partial or complete obstruction of the upper airway, leading to cessation of breathing while asleep....

health care career college
What Exactly Is a Career College?

It says it right there in the name. Concorde CAREER COLLEGE. But what exactly is a career college? Or, in Concorde’s case, a health care career college? When most people think about higher education, what...

health care careers
Top Cities for Job Seekers

There is yet more good news for Concorde students and graduates seeking health care careers. The jobs website, Indeed, recently published in Money magazine “The 25 Best Cities for Job Seekers Right Now.” The great...

health care career college
Concorde Benefits for Military Spouses

Tomorrow is Military Spouse Appreciation Day, and it’s a very important day for Concorde as a health care career college. On Military Spouse Appreciation Day we honor the contributions and sacrifices made by military spouses....

March for Babies Event in Memphis

Students, faculty and staff from Concorde’s campus in Memphis, Tenn. spent their Saturday morning marching for the future of healthy babies. They participated in the March for Babies, an annual fundraiser for the March of...

dental
How to Find the Right Pediatric Dentist

One of the many important choices parents must make involving young children is of a good pediatric dentist. A child’s first dentist and first dental experiences can be very important to that child’s oral development...

health care careers
Calming Nerves During a Job Interview

Here is the first thing you should remember about nerves. Everybody has them. They affect the best of us, whether studying for health care careers or otherwise. Politicians, successful business professionals, sports superstars, even world...

dental hygiene
Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes

Back in February, we here at Concorde Blog Central published a blog on “How to Properly Brush Your Teeth.” We decided this time to look at the other side of this issue. Call it the...

medical office administrators
Things You Don’t Know About MOAs

This week is National Administrative Professionals Week. With that in mind, we thought it would be appropriate to take a closer look at Medical Office Administrators (MOAs)/Medical Office Professionals (MOPs) and what it is they...

Lucy Vang | Medical Assistant Graduate

“Concorde was one of my best vehicles that helped me gain the confidence I needed to change my life. … It all started with a vision, a will and Concorde.”

Trenisha Jones | Dental Assistant Graduate

“I decided to go to school because I was tired of working dead-end jobs. … When I found out I was pregnant, I realized that I needed a better life for me, for my child, for my husband, and just to better myself.”

Randall Hines | Polysomnographic Technologist Graduate

“I think it’s an amazing school. When I sat down for boards, I felt more than adequately prepared. If you put the work in, your success is almost guaranteed.”

Christine Mejia | Surgical Technology Graduate

“There was good simulation, real instruments and a lot of one-on-one instruction. I loved the lab, and I had a great instructor who is also a surgical technician.”