health care professionals
Bedside Manner and Professionalism

The old prevailing wisdom is, bedside manner doesn’t matter for health care professionals. But, does it? We want all of our students and graduates at Concorde to be happy and successful health care professionals. So,...

dental hygienist
Career Options for a Dental Hygienist

We at Concorde want all of our Dental Hygienist students and graduates to enjoy long and rewarding careers. That doesn’t have to mean working directly in patients’ mouths in a dental clinic, however. Many dentists,...

surgical technologist
How to Become Ambidextrous

Have you ever wanted to be able to use both hands equally well? If you’re someone who passes medical instruments for a living, say, a surgical technologist or dental assistant, being ambidextrous could sure come...

health care awareness
An Uber for Doctor House Calls

In this “smart” age, it often seems as though there is an app for everything. Locate a destination? Check. Order your Starbucks? Check. Scratch an itch on your nose? Well, not quite yet, but you...

health care awareness
What is Virtual Health Care?

The world of health care is ever-changing. Health care providers are provided more ways to stay on the cutting edge of practicing medicine as technology advances. The digital age is upon us.  With it come...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Yoga’s Emergence in PTA & OTA

The practice of yoga is practically as old as time itself. It only recently, however, has been considered an emerging field for the Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapist Assistant. “Yoga’s popularity has grown in...

Celebrating Fruits & Veggies

Did you know that September is Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month? At Concorde, we want all of our students, faculty and associates to be healthy. You need all the energy you can get...

medical laboratory technician
What is West Nile Virus?

This Sunday is World Mosquito Day, so we at Concorde blog central decided to lead into the weekend and commemorate this day by taking a look at the West Nile Virus, which is transmitted by...

Hand-washing Tips for STs

All of Concorde’s Surgical Technologist students learn early on in their programs that one of the most vital tasks any good ST assumes during a surgery is ensuring the maintenance of a sterile operating field....

medical lab laboratory tech technician training
MLT As It Relates to Hepatitis

Today is World Hepatitis Day. And, because this disease often is diagnosed and dealt with by one of our Concorde careers – Medical Laboratory Technician – we thought we’d take a closer look at what...

dental hygiene
Effects of Soda on Oral Health

Most of us enjoy a cold, refreshing soda – or, pop, depending on where you live in the U.S. – especially during these sizzling summer months. The sound the escaping fizz makes when you open...

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 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...

medical assistant student program healthcare training
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...

respiratory therapist student healthcare training
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...

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.”

Jamie Troccoli | 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.”

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.”