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...

Knowing Your Learning Style

Anyone who’s been in an educational setting, whether it be a health care learning scenario or other discipline, knows what it’s like when you’re trying to learn something but just can’t seem to grasp the...

nursing
What Nursing Pinning and Capping Ceremonies Mean

When delving into the meaning of Nursing school capping and pinning ceremonies, it might be a good idea to first explain what they’re not. Capping and pinning ceremonies are not graduations. They do not recognize...

careers in health care
How to Prioritize in Careers in Health Care

Priorities. They’re easy to set. Typically, they’re much more difficult to follow or keep. But they are very important to have, especially when pursuing careers in health care. It’s important to know what’s most important...

massage therapy
Making It On Her Own

It was a personal tragedy which ultimately brought Tamera Watkins to Concorde and Massage Therapy. It was through Concorde that she was able to take that horrific life circumstance and, through incredible perseverance, a good...

radiologic technology
Meet Rad Tech Clinical Coordinator Brian Yee

We here at Concorde like from time to time to spotlight a member of our faculty. We think it’s good to let you know more about some of the bright minds and motivated instructors who...

health care education
Meet Torch Award Winner Jean Thornblom

On the nomination form for its Torch Award, Concorde lists its five mission values – integrity, respect for the individual, customer service, teamwork and achievement – and states that any nominee and possible winner should...

health care education
Helping the Soon-To-Be-College Student in Your Life

It’s one of the most traumatic, stress-filled moments of many parents’ lives. Your sons and daughters recently made you very proud in reaching the milestone of graduating high school. But now comes the next step...

How to Manage Your Email Inbox

We’ve all become very dependent on our email inboxes in this digital age. And, depending on your profession or where you are in life – such as, working on a health care degree – it...

respiratory therapist
How RTs Treat Asthma

Allergy season is upon us. Pollen, ragweed and other allergens are going to be causing allergy sufferers to sniffle and wheeze before we know it. It also can exacerbate a more serious condition – asthma....

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...

surgical technology
The Evolution of Concorde’s Surgical Technology Program

Do you remember hearing about program advisory committees (PACs) when you attended school? They are groups comprised of field practitioners, educators, administrators, employee partners and even alumni who gather to evaluate and discuss ways to...

health information management
Attending College in Midlife

We know many of our students at Concorde are not what are considered “traditional students.” Many come to Concorde when they’re older than what is considered “college age.” They arrive in midlife, after working in...

How to Maintain Classwork/Work Balance

We know that many, if not most, of our Concorde students are adults working in health care training programs while also holding down full-time jobs. The effort and time required to do both can present...

health care education
Code Blue at Concorde – Jacksonville

Concorde states as much in its descriptions of its more than 20 programs. We provide students hands-on, real-world training. It’s really the only way you can receive your health care education and be comprehensively prepared...

health care career
Tips for Having More Energy

There are several traits that come in handy when pursuing a health care career. Serious. Ambitious. Studiousness. Well-organized, just to name a few. But there’s one trait that stands out as a must if one...

health care career college
Celebrating Health Care Volunteer Week

This week is Health Care Volunteer Week, which is welcomed and celebrated at Concorde. We’re a health care career college that believes strongly in the value and mission of volunteerism and community service. It’s deeply...

pharmacy technician
Common Misconceptions of Pharm Techs

According to some, misconceptions of the pharmacy technician range as far and wide as the career responsibilities themselves. “I would say that the pendulum swings wide when it comes to misconceptions of pharmacy staff,” said...

health information management
A Closer Look at the Health Information Manager

It might appear as an ordinary, boring desk job on the surface. But with today’s rapidly advancing technology, a career in Health Information Management (HIM) might be one of the most exciting professions in the...