dental assistant programs
5 Things to Know Before Becoming a Dental Assistant

How many times have you heard someone remark that they “hate going to the dentist?” What if you could be one of the reasons to change that mindset? If you love to help others be...

Finding Medical Office Administration Training in Garden Grove
Why You Should Consider Getting a Diploma or Certificate Instead of a Degree

For years, the most common way to start a career was getting a four-year degree. Now, with people changing jobs and careers more often, there are alternate options you can explore. What if you’re already...

Physical Therapist Assistant Programs
How does an Occupational Therapy Assistant differ from Physical Therapist Assistant

Some confuse the jobs of an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) and a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) thinking they are the same thing and they use the terms interchangeably. While the two are similar in many...

Dental Assisting Training in Memphis
How do I become a dental assistant?

Getting your foot in the door and landing that first job in any field takes the right training and a can-do attitude! And if you’re considering becoming a dental assistant, training through a dental assistant...

occupational therapy assistant
Being an Aide Vs. Practitioner

They perform many of the same basic responsibilities. But there are several key characteristics that set apart the occupational therapy assistant (OTA) from the occupational therapist. Same is true for the physical therapist assistant (PTA)...

vocational nurse
What a Vocational Nurse Can Do

A licensed vocational nurse, by definition, provides basic nursing care and works under the supervision of doctors and registered nurses. One might think the vocational nurse just makes and turns down beds, clean patients and...

career college
Why Attend a Career College?

Of course, we here at Concorde believe strongly in the value of accelerated education and training at a career college. It’s what we do. We’ve seen success stories of students completing our programs and gaining...

What is the Difference Between DA & DH?

Both Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists are important team members in a dental office. But, there are differences in education and duties allowable by license between the two fields. We wanted to dig deeper into...

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 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...

2 Year Nursing Programs
Looking for a 2-Year Nursing Program Near You?

Have you ever thought about becoming a nurse? Nursing is an exciting and rewarding career that allows you to truly change lives within the world of health care. If you are considering starting a two-year...

respiratory therapist programs
What does it take to become a respiratory therapist?

Respiratory therapy is a niche within health care that is garnering a lot of buzz. Because respiratory therapy and most all other healthcare professions are expected to grow in the forthcoming years, many individuals are...

medical lab technician
How Does a Medical Laboratory Technician Fit into the process?

Thinking of starting a career in the health care field, but not sure which path is the right choice for you? You’ve been told to look at becoming a Medical Laboratory Technician and not sure...

Medical Assistant Field Projected to Grow 29% Through 2026

The role of medical assistant (MA) has become crucial in today’s modern practice of medicine. A medical assistant may conduct laboratory work, oversee scheduling or other administrative tasks, work directly with patients and help the...

health information management
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...

health care jobs
Health Care Jobs Without a Bachelors Degree

It’s a good time for those interested in health care jobs, but don’t care to invest a ton of time in school to get there. The path to landing a job in health care doesn’t...

medical assistants
5 Things an MA Does in a Typical Day

Medical Assistants are an important part of a patient-centered medical team consisting of physicians, nurses and other medical personnel. Medical Assistants complete both administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals and other...

physical therapist assistant
Finding Your Niche in PTA

The Physical Therapist Assistant works closely with a supervising physical therapist to provide quality patient/client therapy and care. The physical therapist typically will complete a patient examination and determine a diagnosis of a condition. He/she...

health care career
Finding Your Health Care Career Niche

When it comes to working in a health care career, most people think about becoming a doctor or nurse. But – thankfully – those jobs are not for everyone. And, thankfully, there is a wide...

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...

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Lucy Vang
Medical Assistant Graduate

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Dental Assisting Graduate