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Advances in Dental Hygiene

All fields of health care experience changes and advancements in technology and techniques constantly, and Dental Hygiene is no exception. In turn, Dental Hygiene college and training programs like those at Concorde are always changing...

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7 Top Health Apps You Need in 2016

Choosing to pursue a health care degree with Concorde is probably one of the most responsible educational choices you will make. It also might be one of the most convenient ways to receive training if...

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Health Care Meets High-Tech

Reporting, tracking, monitoring and charting patients’ personal health information is part of any health care setting. Documentation and charting play a vital role in ensuring appropriate continuity of care, identification of possible diagnoses, assessment and...

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Hacking Health Care: Your Guide to Privacy

Every week seems to bring a new and bigger data breach attributed to hackers. The targets are many and varied: Department stores, major websites and even U.S. government agencies have seen sensitive, private information exposed...

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Social Health Care is Here to Stay

Social media has taken the business world by storm — a cost-effective way to reach millions through a well-choreographed online presence. While just a few years ago, most attorneys and physicians would have never dreamed...

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Keeping up with constantly evolving medical technologies

The beginning of the 20th century brought the introduction of highly sophisticated, precise medical instruments that provided previously unknown levels of detail about patients. Today, those instruments — including the thermometer, the stethoscope and the...

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Dallas Campus Donates to Ronald McDonald House

Concorde’s Dallas Lamplighters gave back to the community recently by collecting toiletries, books, and games to donate to the Dallas Ronald McDonald house.  Lamplighter Student Ambassadors are students who desire to grow as leaders and...

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North Hollywood Supports Community through Volunteer Efforts

New research by the National Union of Students shows nearly 1/3 of students devote a significant amount of their time to volunteering. Many students said that they volunteer because they want to improve things or...

Concorde students provide dental services to local kids.
Concorde’s Kansas City Campus Participates in Give Kids a Smile Day

The American Dental Association’s Give Kids a Smile Day encourages area dentists and dental professionals to provide under-served kids with dental services their families may not be able to afford.  Each year approximately 450,000 kids...

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Concorde Launches Scholarship Foundation

We completely understand achieving an education takes drive, commitment and perseverance. But trust us; we also realize that even the most committed students may have financial challenges. Many of our students seeking to obtain their...

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Five Top Health Care Trends in 2017

Health care was a hotly contested issue this presiden­tial election cycle. From urging Americans to be and stay well to discussions on the longevity of the Affordable Care Act, it stands to reason that the...

Can you hear me? Noise Awareness Day

Do you hear what I hear? Whether it is an incessant beeping of a car alarm, loud music, or even the wretched sound of nails on a chalkboard, sounds assail us on a daily basis....

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Explaining the Surgery Team

If you have ever visited an operating room, you may have noticed yourself surrounded by a team of medical professionals headed by a chief surgeon. Although surgeons receive the bulk of the attention, they cannot...

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Your “Virtual” Doctor: The Rise of App Technology in Health Care

Advances in technology, such as video chat and live streaming apps, are making it easier for people to keep in touch, no matter where they are. But what happens when we apply these technological advances...

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Why Health Gurus Can’t Say No to Fitness Wearables

To say that wearable technology has exploded in popularity in the last few years is something of an understatement. For the uninitiated, wearable devices are exactly that – electronic components that you wear – such...

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Telehealth is Changing the Face of Medicine

Telehealth — the delivery of medical services via telecommunications technology — is rapidly changing the healthcare industry. A 2013 study found an increase of 237 percent in telehealth programs over the past five years, and...

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North Hollywood Awarded 2014 Excellence in Community Service Award

Concorde Career College North Hollywood is honored to receive the 2014 Excellence in Community Service Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Every year, the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and...

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Concorde Grand Prairie Honors Autism Awareness Month

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention autism affects over 2 million individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide.  To help raise awareness, April has been designated Autism Awareness Month. ...

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Heart Health Month at Home Office

Concorde Home Office participated in American Heart Health Month with several events throughout the month of February. For Valentine’s Day Home Office employees had the opportunity to purchase Valentine’s goodies to send to each other. ...

Students at Concorde's N. Hollywood campus providing CPR training.
North Hollywood Students Provide Community CPR Training

We take pride in giving back to area communities and in North Hollywood we recently joined forces with Critical Care Training Center to help increase CPR awareness within the community.  Formed in 2006, the training...

Kontessa Brown | Dental Assisting 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.”

Jamie Troccoli | Medical Assistant graduate

“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.”

Marcus Streator | Respiratory Therapy graduate

“Without the support of certain instructors … I would not have pushed myself to grasp the concepts and pass my boards on the first attempt. Once I passed my boards, it was less than one month after that I landed my first Respiratory Therapist job where I am currently working with so much joy every day.”

Trenisha Jones | Dental Assistant Graduate

“I decided to go to school because I was tired of working dead-end jobs. … When I found out I was pregnant, I realized that I needed a better life for me, for my child, for my husband, and just to better myself.”

Allison Hamm | Dental Assistant graduate

“I enjoyed every second of my time at Concorde. I learned so much in a short amount of time. I spent my extern at Forney Modern Dentistry in Forney, Texas and was hired on immediately. I have now been there for almost four years. I recently was promoted to Pediatric Manager at our Garland location. I give all the credit to this amazing school and my great experience there.”