DH Clinical Director Receives Award

General dentists’ referrals are a key to the success of Smiles Change Lives, a program that helps families across the U.S. and Canada with low-cost dental and orthodontic care. Lisa Thurlow, Dental Hygiene Clinic Director...

health care careers
Opportunities in Rural Health Care

There are opportunities to work in health care just about anywhere you look. The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows health care careers among the fastest-growing industries in the country. They’re expected to grow 27 percent...

occupational therapy assistant
How OTAs Work With Autistic Children

The job of a pediatric occupational therapist – and, by extension, an Occupational Therapy Assistant – is to help children do the work of childhood better. When it comes to children who fall on the...

massage therapy
MT Instructor is Educator of the Year

LaWanda Allen said she was quite surprised when she heard that she had been named a 2017 Educator of the Year by The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, Biofreeze and BonVital. She knew she had...

accelerated career training
Attendance Matters in Accelerated Learning

Keeping good attendance is important in any educational endeavor. It’s the rare exception where one learns more by NOT attending a class or lab than attending. So when it comes to accelerated career training, like...

MT and DA Work With TMJ Disorder

There are a myriad of medical disorders treated by two or more disparate medical fields for which Concorde offers programs. One such event is known as Temporo Mandibular Joint Disorder, more commonly TMJ Syndrome. It’s...

More Than Just Going to School

Concorde’s prime mission with its students is cut and dried. It’s to prepare as quickly and effectively as possible to be successful in the health care career of their choice. To provide a quality health...

medical assistants
Growth of Opportunities for MAs

Medical Assistant (MA) is one of the most versatile fields one may pursue as a medical career. Medical Assistants are the “utility players” in any health care setting. They do everything from administrative work such...

health care career college
Services Concorde Offers Graduates

All of the various services Concorde offers graduates is but a click or two away, at www.concorde.edu. Resume review and cover letters? Check. Interviewing instruction? Check. Job opportunity listings, mass emails and networking opportunities? Check,...

Tips for Being Punctual

Being on time is a key to the success of any student, especially one engaged in health care training. Being late can become a bad habit if you let it. Learning to be punctual means...

Resolving Conflicts in High-Stress Jobs

Everybody at one time or another has experienced stress and conflict in the workplace. You can’t work in close spaces with the same people day in and day out and always get along perfectly. It’s...

health care career colleges
Garden Grove Named a Top Trade School

Concorde’s campus in Garden Grove, Calif. recently earned some exciting national recognition. Forbes magazine recently listed its “Top 30 Two-Year Trade Schools: Colleges That Fight the Nation’s Skills Gap.” Concorde – Garden Grove made the...

How to Overcome Test Anxiety

We’ve all been through this. You spend hours upon hours studying for a test. You know you’re more than prepared to do well. But when you sit down to actually take the exam, you freeze...

health care awareness
Celebrating Men’s Health Awareness Week

We at Concorde know that a majority of our students at our 16 campuses across eight states are women. In fact, it’s a pretty sizeable majority. That doesn’t mean, however, that we want to forget...

health care awareness
Meet KC MA/MOA PD Francess Hawkins

Concorde – Kansas City welcomed its newest Program Director earlier this spring when Francess Hawkins assumed the leadership role for the campus’s Medical Assistant and Medical Office Administrator programs. She fills the duties held by...

dental assistant
Foundations of a Good DA

The Dental Assistant (DA) often is the foundation of any good dental practice. The DA often is the first person a patient sees when he or she enters the office’s reception area. And, the DA...

health care career college
Meet Concorde – Aurora CP Thomas Wicke

It’s time to get on a Rocky Mountain High and meet one of Concorde’s newest health care career college campus presidents. Thomas Wicke, Ph.D., came on board as campus president (CP) of Concorde’s campus in...

health care careers
Tips on Landing a Job From HR Recruiters

There are many ways to land that job you always have dreamed of. The same goes for health care careers. There’s no replacement for the well-written resume or refined personal interview technique. Sometimes, however, you...

Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day is this Sunday, June 4. It is an annual, treasured celebration of life held in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the world on the first Sunday every June. It is...

medical assistant
Meet Concorde – Aurora Alum Lyle Nelson

Today, Lyle Nelson holds a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in human resources management. After earning his diploma in the Medical Assistant program at Concorde’s campus in the Denver area, he’s well...

Lucy Vang | Medical Assistant Graduate

“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.”

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.”

Robert Hitchcock | Nursing graduate

“After completion of the RN program I took my NCLEX as soon as I was able, and to my delight I was completely prepared. Now, when people ask, I’m proud to say I went to Concorde.”

Christine Mejia | Surgical Technology Graduate

“There was good simulation, real instruments and a lot of one-on-one instruction. I loved the lab, and I had a great instructor who is also a surgical technician.”

Tamera Watkins | Massage Therapy graduate

“Concorde is a great starting place. If you have a passion for what you want to do, they’re there to help lead you on whatever path you choose.”