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How can I find LVN Programs Near me?

Have you been thinking about going into the health care and started to do the searches for “programs near me”? Trying to figure out what area of health care fits you best and have been...

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Concorde Celebrates National Nurses Week with a Look at its History

Concorde Career College is proud to help prepare students for the nursing profession in our  Registered Nursing, Licensed Practical Nursing and Licensed Vocational Nursing programs. Annually, May 6-12th is a time to recognize and celebrate our nurses...

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North Hollywood Vocational Nursing Students Take Action

When theoretical knowledge in the classroom spills over into service learning, it’s a beautiful thing! Under the tutelage of Concorde North Hollywood‘s Vocational Nursing Instructor Kimberly Navarro RN, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC, her students applied their knowledge...

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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...

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...

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What is Virtual Health Care?

The world of health care is ever-changing. Health care providers are provided more ways to stay on the cutting edge of practicing medicine as technology advances. The digital age is upon us.  With it come...

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Celebrating the Legacy of Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale, the philosophical founder of modern nursing, was born on this day, 197 years ago. It’s a name and legacy that Concorde students, be it the associate’s degree RN program or diploma programs for...

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Meet Two-Time Concorde Grad Amber Wyse

We at Concorde always are excited to spotlight one of our successful alumni. So, we’re doubly thrilled to profile Amber Wyse, who graduated not once, but twice, from Concorde’s Memphis campus. Wyse, who also served...

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5 Good Traits of an LVN/LPN

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), is a lot of things to a lot of people. The ideal LVN is a natural at building relationships. They are empathetic, trusting, flexible, good...

Surviving the Nursing Shift Change

Nursing can be a challenging career under the best of circumstances. You’re working long hours, oftentimes providing acute care to patients with challenging conditions. Making the work even more taxing is that most nurses who...

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Looking for an LPN Schools near me?

Are you looking for a face paced, in-demand, exciting career where you can feel as though you’re making a difference? Would an accelerated nursing program that can be completed under two years interest you? We...

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10 Interesting Facts You Did not Know About Nursing

You see nurses every time you go to the doctors’ office, but did you know not all nurses are the same? Do you know how many miles a nurse walking in a single shift? Are...

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Meet Concorde-Jacksonville Nursing Instructor, Carmeka Greene

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” – Henry Ford If Ford’s logic is correct then Concorde – Jacksonville’s Nursing Instructor, Carmeka Greene may live...

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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...

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...

How to Prepare Best for the NCLEX

One of the most pressing issues facing most of Concorde’s Nursing students is, how will they do on the National Council Licensure Examination, better known as the NCLEX? How well will they be prepared? We...

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The Differences Between MA and LPN

The Practical Nurse and Medical Assistant both are vital components of any medical team. They both can work in a variety of settings, from physicians’ offices to older adult care facilities. They also perform a...

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Things You Do not Know About Nurses

Nursing is one of the most popular and, today, one of the most sought-after careers. That’s why Nursing is among our most popular programs at Concorde. Everyone thinks they want to be a nurse. They...

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What Nursing Pinning and Capping Ceremonies Mean

When delving into the meaning of Nursing school capping and pinning ceremonies, it might be a good idea to first explain what they’re not. Capping and pinning ceremonies are not graduations. They do not recognize...

Discovering the CRISPR Gene

Students in Concorde’s Nursing, Practical/Vocational Nursing and Respiratory Therapy programs currently in a microbiology class have improved their health care awareness and learned of the CRISPR gene. If you haven’t, it’s only arguably the single-greatest...

“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

“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