Meet Aurora Dental Hygienist Amber Klingaman RDH, BSDH

At Concorde, getting the chance to share the experiences of one of our alumni is a great joy. We pride ourselves in helping produce passionate, well-qualified health care professionals. Today, we would like to introduce...

Do You have the 4 Skills Employers Want?

Even in one of the fastest growing industries in America, like health care, it’s no secret: The job market is competitive. Students who are enrolled in a health care training program at Concorde have a...

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How Haiti Helped Shape My Heart: An Alumna Reflection

Editor’s note: This was an essay submitted by a 2017 Concorde-Portland Medical Assisting graduate after her recent trip to Haiti. It is shared with her permission. We hope that this is the first of many...

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6 Key Ways to Integrate into an Existing Work Team

Whether you’re pursuing an accelerated health care training program for a forward-facing, extroverted profession like medical assisting or have your sights set on something a little more secluded such a medical laboratory technician, working as...

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Meet RT Program Director Peggy Smalley

Peggy Smalley, BA, RRT-NPS, CPFT, quickly grows excited and enthusiastic as she shows a visitor the wall outside the respiratory therapy lab at Concorde’s Kansas City, Mo. campus. The information board, which was designed and...

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Dressing for Success at Work

Landing that health care job can come down to how you look as much as how qualified you are. Dressing professionally, at times, appears to be a dying art form these days. But it’s still...

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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...

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Federal Student Loan Awareness

A vast majority of our Concorde students have had to undergo the process of taking out a federal student loan to pursue their health care education. And, it can be a daunting, complicated process. Thankfully,...

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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...

What is the Difference Between DA & DH?

Both Dental Assistants (DA) and Dental Hygienists (DH) are important to 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...

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Meet Concorde-Dallas Dental Hygienist, Jenna Oxley

Have you been wondering if a degree in dental hygiene is worth it? Wishing you could chat with an alum about their experience with an accredited dental hygiene program? Well, now you can! Here at...

The Rise of One Concorde–Orlando Pharmacy Technician

Do you remember what you were doing the moment you decided to change your life and enroll in a health care program at Concorde? For Danyelle Beck, a 2017 Pharmacy Technician (PT) alumna from Concorde-...

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5 Important Soft Skills to Get You the Job

In mid April, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner talked about the companies key findings from new research that takes a look at skills shortages based on data from member profiles and job postings across 100 major...

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Questions to ask During Your Interview

Your coming up on graduation and are on the hunt for the dream job. You’ve applied and have been contacted about coming in for an interview. Time to prep and come up with the questions...

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The Need for Nursing Educators

For those Concorde Nursing graduates looking to delve into another area of the field, you might think about teaching. Nursing educator needs are growing. According to recent statistical analysis compiled by the Duquesne University School...

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Concorde Faculty Professional Development

We encourage students to continue their educations past graduation at Concorde. Many Concorde graduates who work in health care professions where licensing is required are mandated annually to complete continuing education units, better known as...

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Meet Aurora PTA Grad Cameron York

Students come to Concorde from backgrounds as diverse as they are numerous. When you chose Concorde, however, your stories converged into a shared journey –a journey to become America’s next generation of health care professionals....

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New Year Resolutions from Concorde

We’re at the end of the year, and you know what that means at Concorde Blog Central. We’re going to let faculty members and staff from our health care career college do the work for...

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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...

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Ways to Dispose of Old Medication

Many of us have medications at home that we no longer need or use. Heck, we might not even remember why we had them in the first place. Some of the medications might have been...

“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.”


Kontessa Brown
Dental Assisting Graduate

“Knowing I could be working as a Dental Assistant in eight months was crazy to me! I loved going to class and would drive an hour there every day. I’m truly happy that I took the step to go to Concorde. It was the best thing I have done for my family.”


Andrea Nolan
Dental Assistant graduate