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New Occupational Therapy Clinic opens on Concorde Memphis Campus

Concorde Career College opened a new Occupational Therapy Clinic (OTC) at the Memphis campus this winter. This is Concorde’s first occupational clinic among its campus with a focus to provide quality therapy services to the...

5 Types of EEG Tests for Brain Wave Monitoring

A Neurodiagnostic technologist (NDT) specializes in recording electrical activity in the brain and nervous system for diagnostic purposes. They use specialized equipment to determine how effectively a patient’s nervous system is functioning. The test results...

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Concorde Memphis and Southaven offer Massage Therapy Clinics to Public

Studies have shown getting a massage to be an effective means of stress reduction — and relieving stress is more than a luxury; it’s essential for continued health. The secret has gotten out! It’s one of the...

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...

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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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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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Respiratory Health in Winter

Winter is almost here. It’s time to plan to ensure your respiratory health and see to it that you won’t need respiratory therapy anytime soon. Winter is the season every year that sees the greatest uptick...

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Meet Memphis ST Graduate Emily Voss

Emily Voss grew up in an extremely close, tight-knit family. So when her parents made the decision to uproot that family and move from their home in Chicago 500 miles south to Memphis, Tenn., Voss...

How Smoking Affects Your Health

Today is the annual Great American Smokeout, a day where respiratory therapy stands at the forethought as smokers across the country are encouraged to quit smoking, even if it’s for just one day. We want...

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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...

What’s it like to be a Neurodiagnostic Technologist? Meet Jayson Leach, R.EEG.T

In Concorde’s ongoing series of Alumni spotlights, we turn our attention to a 2017 Concorde – San Bernardino Neurodiagnostic Technology program (NDT) alum, Jayson Leach, R.EEG.T. Leach’s story is one that many can relate to...

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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...

Top 10 Dates in Occupational Therapy Since the Turn of the Century

April is Occupational Therapy Month! Occupational therapy professionals support an improved quality of life for those who face daily physical challenges due to injury, illness or other condition.w Occupational Therapy Assistants work under the direction of...

Tips to Cultivating Bedside Manner in a Two-Year Nursing Program

People who are drawn to the medical profession typically have a natural sense of compassion and the desire to be helpful. But a good bedside manner requires more than just natural ability. It requires applying...

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What you need to know ahead of Daylight Saving Time!

“On March 11, we will move our clocks forward again in preparation to enjoy this extra sunlight,” said Jeanette Robins, RPSGT, Concorde- Grand Prairie’s Polysomnographic Technology Program Director, Changing our clocks in either direction changes...

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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)...

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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...

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Radiologic Technology Grad Tatiana Gordon

After graduating from Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss. with a bachelor of science degree in biology, Tatiana Gordon knew she wanted a career in health care. Little did she then know that it would...

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Common Sleep Mistakes

It’s a human malady so common, there’s an entire health care field devoted to it. Polysomnographic Technology, which Concorde teaches at four of its campuses, deals with sleep technology, or sleep medicine. Millions of people...

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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...

“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.”


Lucy Vang
Medical Assistant 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.”


Kontessa Brown
Dental Assisting Graduate