4 Interesting Facts You Did not Know About a Medical Lab Tech

When going to the doctors’ office you usually see the medical assistant, nurses, and doctor, but rarely you see the people behind the doors of the labs. Who is it exactly that works in the...

Polysomnographic Technologist
How Can a Polysomnographic Technologist Help You?

Having trouble sleeping? Wishing you felt rested after a night’s sleep? Wondering why you toss and turn so much at night? These are questions that sleep medicine has been trying to answer for years.  Sleep...

nursing
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...

medical laboratory technician
The Need for Blood Following Disasters

Last year had more than its share of natural disasters, not to mention disasters of other sorts like mass shootings. Each of those disasters had things in common. A lot of heartbreak, suffering … and,...

pharmacy technician
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...

dental hygiene
Cold and Flu Effects On the Mouth

The mouth is a mirror of our total body health, according to Diane Osso, Dental Hygiene Program Director at Concorde’s campus in Aurora, Colo. So when a cold or flu wreaks havoc on our bodies,...

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...

dental assistant
Steps DAs Can Take to Get Into Orthodontics

An orthodontist assistant is similar to a Dental Assistant, only it’s supporting and assisting an orthodontist as opposed to a dentist. Some of our Dental Assistant students at Concorde aspire to become orthodontist assistants, and...

surgical technologists
Differences & Similarities Between DAs & STs

It’s easiest to first mention the similarities when comparing and contrasting the roles of surgical technologists and dental assistants. Both play vital roles in their respective health care settings. Surgical technologists and dental assistants are...

medical office administrator
How MOAs Deal With Insurance Companies

When Lisa Anthony starts to discuss how a Medical Office Administrator (MOA) deals with insurance companies, she begins by injecting a little humor. Perhaps it’s to laugh to keep from crying? “How does the MOA...

Medical Office Administration Professional
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Overcoming Fears of Blood & Needles

Today, Halloween, is the spookiest, creepiest day of the year. It’s a day also often marked by blood and fear. It’s in that spirit that we effectively combine those latter two things and discuss how...

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...

medical office administrator
Aspects of Being a Good MOA

Medical Office Administrator (MOA) is one of the most diverse careers in the medical field. The MOA, as the first and often last point of contact between a patient and medical office staff, has a...

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Meet Concorde MA Graduate Tracy Ebert

Though Tracy Ebert didn’t go to college until later in life, she said she always knew she wanted to work in health care. At some point, it only seemed natural for her to become a...

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“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