medical assistants
Questions MAs Ask About Family History

National Family Health History Day is scheduled this year for Nov. 24. Did you know that family health history is an important part of routine medical care? That’s why, whenever you go to the doctor’s...

health care profession
Proper Bedside Manner and Professionalism

The patient experience – or, patient satisfaction – became a more prevalent topic in the health care profession recently. That makes professional etiquette – aka bedside manner – one of the most important factors contributing...

Nursing Taken Beyond the Hospital

When one thinks of Nursing, the first notion of a work environment typically floats toward a hospital setting. That’s hardly the only place a nurse, be it an RN, BSN or licensed practical or vocational...

health care occupations
BLS Updates of Employment Projections

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released updates of employment projections for health care occupations in late October. It’s more good news for Concorde students, alumni and prospective students. Employment of health care occupations is...

respiratory therapist
How RTs Integrate Into a Medical Team

By the nature of life itself, the Respiratory Therapist might just be the most important member of a medical team. If you can’t breathe, you can’t live. It was with this in mind that we...

health care education
Ways to Get Out of Debt

It often seems like being in debt is as American as apple pie and baseball. It can be the same when investing in health care education such as that offered by Concorde. The costs of...

medical assistants
How Tech Is Changing the World of MAs

Technology has changed the ways we do things in many facets of our lives. It’s even more true in health care. Nowhere is this more true in health care than in the day-to-day lives of...

health care training
Staying Resilient Through Your Education

Nobody ever said health care training would be easy. What is easy is sometimes getting down on yourself and feeling overwhelmed by the workload. You grow depressed by the notion it seems as though it...

medical office administration
MOA: Diploma vs. Degree

It’s an old and familiar question in the world of medical office administration. Is a diploma sufficient education to become an effective and valuable medical office administrator? Or, is an associate’s degree necessary and preferred...

health care student
Tips to Being a Better Student

Ever wondered why you just can’t seem to reach your full academic potential as a health care student? Chances are, it’s not so much your brain power, but your lifestyle, choices and study habits. We...

health care career college
Concorde Associates Give Thanks

This is the time of year when we all reflect on what we’re thankful for in our lives over the last year. We here at Concorde are certainly thankful that we are able to positively...

respiratory therapist
How RTs Treat Pneumonia

We at Concorde know that the role of Respiratory Therapist is one of the most vital on any medical team. There can’t be life without breath, and the Respiratory Therapist aids that process. This especially...

health care online learning
Tips for Optimizing Canvas

It’s probably safe to say that most people involved in health care online learning, and Concorde’s online programs in particular, are well-familiar with the learning management system known as Canvas. Canvas is the helpful system...

radiologic technology
Meet Rad Tech Graduate Abigail Rodriguez

Back in 2013, Abigail Rodriguez was a year out of high school and with a brand new baby. She knew she needed to get into a career fast to provide for her newborn. An internet...

Commemorating Respiratory Care Week

This week is Respiratory Care Week. The theme this year is “Respiratory Therapists: Working Together, Saving Lives.” Concorde and its Respiratory Therapy programs across the country joined the American Association for Respiratory Care in recognizing...

health care jobs
Trends for Today’s Job Seekers

A few years ago, results of a study showed job recruiters spend, on average, six seconds reviewing a candidate’s resume. The same is true for health care jobs. Those findings prompted job seekers to make...

massage therapy
MT Instructor Attends National Conference

The accomplishments and excellence in teaching of one of Concorde’s Massage Therapy instructors recently earned her an invitation to a national conference that included many of the most highly-regarded MT educators in the country. LaWanda...

surgical technology
Meet Aurora Surg Tech PD Larry Shane Sykes

At Larry Shane Sykes’ core, he’s always loved training and teaching new employees in his field of Surgical Technology. It’s a passion Sykes, CST/FAST, passes along today to his students at Concorde’s campus in Aurora,...

health care career
How to Ace the Green Interview

It’s an ages old question and one often faced by our Concorde students getting ready to graduate and launch themselves into a health care career. How do I interview for a job in a field...

dental hygienists
Things DHs Wish Their Patients Knew

Most of us think we know all we need to know about maintaining our own good dental hygiene. So, why do we need to spend our hard-earned money on a dental hygienist? Well, dental hygienists,...

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Lucy Vang
Medical Assistant 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!”


Davina Thomas-Clark
Medical Assistant, Vocational Nurse graduate