Protecting Your Eyes from UV Rays

With the sun at its most overhead, direct point, July naturally is UV Safety Month. UV stands for ultraviolet radiation which, while supporting life can also pose a danger for human skin and eyes. We...

Tips from RTs to Combat Allergies

July can be the worst of times for allergy sufferers. Everything is in bloom, but it’s also a time when flowers and grass also are drying out in the summer heat, meaning allergens are flying...

health care training education
Tips for De-Stressing Your Life

Trying to do it all sometimes means that we do very little well. Pursuing a health care training education doesn’t have to be stressful. The accelerated nature of the hands-on health care programs offered at...

The Differences Between MA and LPN

The Practical Nurse and Medical Assistant both are vital components of any medical team. They both can work in a variety of settings, from physicians’ offices to older adult care facilities. They also perform a...

dental hygiene
Tips for Keeping Good Breath

Bad breath. No one wants to admit they have it. No one wants to tell you about it. Even professionals in Dental Hygiene shy away from mentioning it. The fact that there is a billion-dollar...

medical assistant
Concorde CSC Welcomes MA Students

Concorde’s Campus Support Center in Mission, Kan. was delighted to welcome Medical Assistant students from the Kansas City, Mo. campus June 20 for a little hands-on, real-world training. The students conducted free cholesterol and blood...

health care studies
Involving Family in Studies

Being in school as an adult can be a challenge. It becomes more difficult when you’re engaged in health care studies and at the same time are caring for children. It can be even more...

The Benefits of Flossing

We call it flossing, but those in the Dental Hygiene profession refer to it as interproximal cleaning. Although some have recently questioned the benefits of cleaning between teeth, using an interdental cleaner, like floss, is...

DH Clinical Director Receives Award

General dentists’ referrals are a key to the success of Smiles Change Lives, a program that helps families across the U.S. and Canada with low-cost dental and orthodontic care. Lisa Thurlow, Dental Hygiene Clinic Director...

health care careers
Opportunities in Rural Health Care

There are opportunities to work in health care just about anywhere you look. The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows health care careers among the fastest-growing industries in the country. They’re expected to grow 27 percent...

health care training programs
3 Ways to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile

If you’re a student in one of our health care training programs, you most likely have or have thought about getting on LinkedIn. Whether you’re in respiratory therapy or dental hygiene, with nearly 500 million...

massage therapy
The Health Benefits of Seaweed Therapy

Concorde Massage Therapy students certainly have heard about it. A relatively new method of treatment in Massage Therapy that is all the rage is the seaweed wrap. Actually, seaweed therapy treatments have been established in...

health care education
An App to Find Scholarships

It’s no secret that the cost of higher education, especially quality health care education, is expensive. It seems to be getting more expensive all the time. A slow economy, along with rising costs, is lessening...

health care training
The Importance of Setting Goals

It’s a good idea to always have something out there we’re striving for. For Concorde students in health care training, it’s attaining that diploma or degree or landing that health care career. That involves the...

How to Have a Career and Be a Mother

We know a lot of our Concorde students are working mothers juggling many various responsibilities. It can be overwhelming trying to see that your children are well cared for while working toward a health care...

medical assistant
KC Campus Hosts Alumni Event

Concorde’s campus in Kansas City, Mo. had a good turnout for an Alumni Mixer June 14. Each alumna who attended received a card headlined, “Your Passport to Success.” On the card were the descriptions to...

pharmacy technicians
Advancements in Tracking Prescriptions

The health care industry always is changing and evolving with the advent of technology. Perhaps in no area is this more prevalent than in pharmacy and roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Advancements in this...

respiratory therapists
Where RTs Can Work Other Than Hospitals

More than 20 years ago, Gretchen Keys watched the pilot episode of what would turn out to be a favorite TV show – ER. Only, what Keys noticed actually made her angry at first. “While...

Resolving Conflicts in High-Stress Jobs

Everybody at one time or another has experienced stress and conflict in the workplace. You can’t work in close spaces with the same people day in and day out and always get along perfectly. It’s...

health care career colleges
Garden Grove Named a Top Trade School

Concorde’s campus in Garden Grove, Calif. recently earned some exciting national recognition. Forbes magazine recently listed its “Top 30 Two-Year Trade Schools: Colleges That Fight the Nation’s Skills Gap.” Concorde – Garden Grove made the...

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.”

Davina Thomas-Clark | Medical Assistant, Vocational Nurse graduate

“I have taken the MA program and the LVN program. Concorde is a wonderful school. There is a difference between passion and a paycheck, and most of my instructors had a passion for what they do. The program was challenging but well worth it. I love this college!”

Kontessa Brown | Dental Assisting 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.”

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.”