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...

health care training
Concorde Establishes National Advisory Board

“Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” Jim Rohn, American Business Philosopher For many pursuing health care training, the catalyst often is that you needed a change in your...

dental hygiene
Aurora Campus Hosts Smiles for Vets

In this week heading into Veteran’s Day, Concorde’s campus in Aurora, Colo. hosted Smiles for Vets. It’s a program that offers free dental hygiene and dental care for veterans of U.S. armed forces. Along with...

health care awareness
A Short History of X-Rays

On Nov. 8, 122 years ago, a German physicist named Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen (1845-1923) became the first person to observe X-rays, according to History.com. The discovery was a significant scientific advancement in health care awareness....

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...

radiologic technology
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...

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...

Commemorating Respiratory Care Week

This week is Respiratory Care Week. The theme this year is “Respiratory Therapists: Working Together, Saving Lives.” Concorde and its Respiratory Therapy programs across the country joined the American Association for Respiratory Care in recognizing...

health care jobs
Trends for Today’s Job Seekers

A few years ago, results of a study showed job recruiters spend, on average, six seconds reviewing a candidate’s resume. The same is true for health care jobs. Those findings prompted job seekers to make...

massage therapy
MT Instructor Attends National Conference

The accomplishments and excellence in teaching of one of Concorde’s Massage Therapy instructors recently earned her an invitation to a national conference that included many of the most highly-regarded MT educators in the country. LaWanda...

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...

health care awareness
Commemorating American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month, a month devoted to health care awareness for a disease that affects millions of Americans. We want to help raise some health care awareness about how to prevent this insidious...

respiratory therapist
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...

health care profession
Proper Bedside Manner and Professionalism

The patient experience – or, patient satisfaction – became a more prevalent topic in the health care profession recently. That makes professional etiquette – aka bedside manner – one of the most important factors contributing...

health care online learning
Tips for Optimizing Canvas

It’s probably safe to say that most people involved in health care online learning, and Concorde’s online programs in particular, are well-familiar with the learning management system known as Canvas. Canvas is the helpful system...

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,...

health care occupations
BLS Updates of Employment Projections

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released updates of employment projections for health care occupations in late October. It’s more good news for Concorde students, alumni and prospective students. Employment of health care occupations is...

health care benefits
Using Your Health Care Benefits

With the end of the year approaching, you might think it’s time to ensure you use your health care benefits. Make sure those health care spending accounts are used. Those deductibles are fulfilled. And, you’ve...

respiratory therapist
How RTs Integrate Into a Medical Team

By the nature of life itself, the Respiratory Therapist might just be the most important member of a medical team. If you can’t breathe, you can’t live. It was with this in mind that we...

health care education
Ways to Get Out of Debt

It often seems like being in debt is as American as apple pie and baseball. It can be the same when investing in health care education such as that offered by Concorde. The costs of...

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Lucy Vang
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