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American Cancer Society sets new guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Colorectal cancer is the fourth-most-common cancer diagnosed among adults in the United States. The cancer society estimates that in 2018, more than 97,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer and more than 43,000 will...

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10 Interesting Facts You Did not Know About Nursing

You see nurses every time you go to the doctors’ office, but did you know not all nurses are the same? Do you know how many miles a nurse walking in a single shift? Are...

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Do you know the 4 Major Vital Signs?

Are vital signs really as vital as they say? What do they really tell us? Depending on the situation, they can be the difference between life and death for someone in need. EMT’s, firefighters and...

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ICYMI: Concorde celebrates MOA/MOP Administrative Professional week

This year, April 22-28 marked Administrative Professionals Week and April 25th was National Administrative Day, which is always the last Wednesday of April. This gave us a chance to celebrate, honor, and recognize those who create...

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Concorde Memphis and Southaven offer Massage Therapy Clinics to Public

Studies have shown getting a massage to be an effective means of stress reduction — and relieving stress is more than a luxury; it’s essential for continued health. The secret has gotten out! It’s one of the...

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Do You Know the Differences between Infant, Child and Adult CPR?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) involves assisting someone of any age when his or her heartbeat and breathing have stopped. There are two main steps to CPR: 1. Providing chest compression’s to keep the blood moving when...

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April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April is the 38th annual Occupational Therapy Month, a time when we get a chance to recognize the efforts of those who are in the occupational therapy field whether you’re an occupational therapist or an...

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5 Tips to Avoiding the Flu this Season

There are some records that we love to see broken: Most hot dogs eaten in a minute, the fastest time in an Olympic event, most children simultaneously brushing their teeth. But one record that we...

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Happy American Heart Month!

A federally designated event since 1964 was proclaimed by President Lyndon Johnson, it’s an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved. According...

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Health Care Data Privacy Day

This Sunday is Data Privacy Day. It’s a great opportunity to discuss why data privacy is so important when it comes to Health Information Management. We enlisted the expertise of RaTonya Stephens, RHIA, Program Director...

Concorde helps Celebrate Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month is celebrated every June in the United States and the activities are hosted by the Men’s Health Network. The week that led up to Father’s Day is International Men’s Health Week, this...

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Why do dental assistants help make dental models?

Have you ever wondered how dentists get an exact replica of your teeth? Have you ever walked in your dentist office and seen sets of fake looking teeth sitting on a desk? Most likely those...

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How is Your Oral Health Linked to Your Overall Health?

Have you ever put off going to the dentist because it’s not your favorite, or when getting into bed realizing you hadn’t brushed your teeth but were too lazy to get back up and go...

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Concorde Celebrates National Nurses Week with a Look at its History

Concorde Career College is proud to help prepare students for the nursing profession in our  Registered Nursing, Licensed Practical Nursing and Licensed Vocational Nursing programs. Annually, May 6-12th is a time to recognize and celebrate our nurses...

Top 10 Dates in Occupational Therapy Since the Turn of the Century

April is Occupational Therapy Month! Occupational therapy professionals support an improved quality of life for those who face daily physical challenges due to injury, illness or other condition.w Occupational Therapy Assistants work under the direction of...

Try these 5 tips to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

Have you ever sat in a doctor’s appoint and had the medical assistant taking your vitals say, “Well, your blood pressure today is 115 over 78.” …and leave it at that. Do you know what...

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Concorde Dental Hygiene Clinics offer Free Veteran Dental Care

National Dental Hygienists Week (NDHW™) takes place April 8-14th in Canada, as part of oral health month. While we realize that here in the states, Dental Hygiene month is in October, there’s never a wrong...

Sounding the Alarm on Type 2 Diabetes Awareness Day

Enrolling in a health care training program to become a medical assistant or a pharmacy technician may lead you to encounter more people who are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Today is the...

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5 Healthy Snacks to Fuel your Health Care Training Program

Balancing your family, household obligations and being enrolled in a health care training program may make it feel like you don’t have time to come up nutritious snacks for everyone. The good news is that...

2018 avoiding flu tips from Concorde Career College
Not Your Regular Flu Virus

The flu seems to have grabbed everyone’s attention this winter. That’s because the U.S. is being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years. Forty-five states are reporting widespread illness, according to the...

“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.”


Lucy Vang
Medical Assistant Graduate

“I am eternally grateful to Dr. Lu-Ping Gamble at the Garden Grove campus. They not only lit a spark, they lit a torch in my heart that shall burn forever! My education changed my life and has had a huge positive impact on the person I am today.”


Jamie Troccoli
Vocational Nursing graduate