The difference between a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Within the nursing field are a number of titles, including Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and Registered Nurse (RN). This post will help clarify some of the differences, qualifications and responsibilities of...

5 Health Care Trends in 2016
5 Health Care Trends in 2016

While there is no magic bullet to predict the future of health care jobs, there’s enough data out there to help us at Concorde Career College focus in on trends in the health care industry....

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What does a neurodiagnostic technologist do?

Do you enjoy a good mystery? You could help solve the mysteries of the brain and nervous system via a new career. By entering a neurodiagnostic technology degree program, you are entering a health care...

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4 Tips to Send the Winter Blues Packing

Winter is a tough time for a lot of people. The days get shorter and darker, and remaining cheerful and optimistic can take more effort. Particularly once the joy of the holidays is over, it...

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Ladies, is this important topic on your radar?

Women’s health is a major concern that often doesn’t get the attention that it deserves. As you pursue a health care degree, it’s important to be aware of the issues that the women you care...

4 Hot Health Care Jobs in 2016

The medical field continues to be one of the fastest growing industries, and if you’re looking for a new job in 2016, health care careers are an excellent option. Despite difficult economic times, the health...

The Psychology of New Year’s Resolutions: How to Keep Them

With 2016 upon us, it is commonplace for people to find themselves reflecting on their lives and ways they can either improve or enhance it. In fact, an article published yesterday in Forbe’s magazine notes,...

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Keeping Holiday Snacking in Check

Yesterday, we look at keeping your studies on track during the busyness of the holidays. Today, we’ll focus on a different temptation: food, food, and more food! With a plethora of parties to attend, festive...

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The Perfect Nurse’s Watch: Combining Fashion and Time Management

Time management is an essential skill, both for nursing students at Concorde Career College and for those who have already broken into the health care industry. Although many people now forgo watches in favor of...

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5 Tips for Being a Successful Online Student

For as long as students have gone away to college, they’ve needed to develop skills to succeed. Maintaining good grades in any institution of higher learning requires regular class attendance and good study habits. At...

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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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This One Thing Could Change how we Connect with Patients

Becoming a registered nurse or other allied/ancillary health care professional at Concorde Career College takes study and mastery. At the same time, working with patients requires compassion and understanding. How do you develop a connection...

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Your News Delivered: 5 Top Daily Digital News Digests

Staying well informed about current events and the topics that affect the world around us is a responsibility we all share. As a busy college student pursuing a health care career, though, you may not...

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Using LinkedIn as a Nursing Student to get Ahead

At Concorde, as with all our graduates, we want to make sure that our students pursuing a nursing degree program are successful in their job hunts. Building a professional presence on LinkedIn offers a great...

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Need help with a study routine? Try these 5 tips!

Did you know that some of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions are centered around education? Whether it’s about finishing a degree or finally enrolling in college, the sense of newness that another year brings...

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7 Top Health Apps You Need in 2016

Choosing to pursue a health care degree with Concorde is probably one of the most responsible educational choices you will make. It also might be one of the most convenient ways to receive training if...

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National Blood Donation Month: 5 Benefits of Donating Blood

It’s the month after the holiday season, and it’s probably safe to assume that right now you may be feeling like you have nothing left to give. On top of that,  as you pursue a...

Attack 2016 with Renewed Vigor: Tips from Concorde’s Faculty

You already know that your path to a fulfilling career in the dynamic world of health care requires effort, commitment, and probably some short-term sacrifice. With the holidays in full swing, we asked our instructors...

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5 Tips for Staying On Track During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of joy for many people, but they are also a time where our sense of normalcy is jeopardized a bit. Parties, out-of-town-visitors, shopping, cleaning, cooking and other holiday activities can...

How One Concorde Campus Turned a “Little” Idea into Something Bigger

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney The first chapter in this story begins starts the latter half of 2013 when Teresa Collins, Learning Resource Center Coordinator for Concorde Career...

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.”

Marcus Streator | Respiratory Therapy graduate

“Without the support of certain instructors … I would not have pushed myself to grasp the concepts and pass my boards on the first attempt. Once I passed my boards, it was less than one month after that I landed my first Respiratory Therapist job where I am currently working with so much joy every day.”

James Harkins | Nursing Graduate

“What I liked about Concorde was that there was nothing flashy. They were very up front, very simple, answered all my questions. They were more concerned with my education than tuition.”

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.”

Michelle Cardona | Dental Assistant graduate

“Literally a year-and-a-half ago, I was struggling to make ends meet and barely surviving. Now I have a career, make good money, and life gets better every day. I have recommended friends and family go to Concorde, because in as few as nine months, your life can completely change for the better.”