health care awareness
Foods That Boost Memory

We at Concorde always want our students to be successful. Whether it’s acing the NCLEX at the end of a Nursing program or making straight A’s all the way through a Surgical Technology curriculum, we...

health care awareness
The Importance of Being CPR Trained

The value of knowing how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) goes beyond simply improving health care awareness. Being CPR trained can help save a life. That’s why most of Concorde’s 20-plus health care programs have...

Massage’s Goal – Then and Now

A little over 10 years ago, there were two basic types of Massage Therapy. Swedish massage used light-to-medium pressure for relaxation with the goal of working at a day spa or cruise ship. Deep tissue...

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First Poly Som Class Graduates in Portland

Concorde’s Portland, Ore. campus, which last year celebrated its 50th year of training students in health care professions, reached another milestone recently. It celebrated the first graduating class of its Polysomnographic Technology diploma program. It...

health care awareness
Memphis MA Alum Debuts Film

Dr. John E. Bell, a 1999 graduate of the Medical Assistant program at Concorde’s Memphis, Tenn. campus, is the definition of a renaissance man. According to Mary Fry, Director of Student Affairs at Concorde –...

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“Foosball Jerry” Shows Concorde Cares

When you think of sports in Texas, what immediately comes to mind? If you thought of Friday night lights and football fields the size of Midwest small towns, you’re not alone. One sport that probably...

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...

Surgical Technologist Training
What is a Licensed Surgical Assistant?

We at Concorde are well aware of the role of the Surgical Technologist. As we teach and train in our Surgical Technologist degree and diploma programs and our new Surgical Technology Degree Completion Program, the...

Surgical Technologist
5 Good Traits of an ST

The role of the Surgical Technologist (ST), on the surface, sounds simple enough. The ST handles the instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during a surgical procedure. He or she has an understanding of the procedure...

massage therapy
The Growing Popularity of Couples Massage

Concorde’s Massage Therapy programs in Memphis, Tenn. and Southaven, Miss. train students in several various forms of the trade, such as Swedish and Deep Tissue. While it’s not technically a different technique, there is another...

health care career
Being Willing to Move for a First Job

Finding and landing that first job out of college is a daunting task at best. You don’t have much, if any, experience in a health care career. You’ve never actually gone through the interview process....

health care awareness
Growing Human Muscle Cells Inside Pigs

At Concorde, we like saying that it’s an exciting time to work in health care. A big part of what makes that so true are the scientific breakthroughs and innovations constantly taking place in medical...

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4 Secrets from Concorde’s Most Successful Steppers

Can you believe the year is almost already a fourth of the way over? You know what else is probably over, too? 99% of people’s New Year’s resolutions. Fitness goals are ubiquitously in the top...

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Communicate Your Way to Success

With the dawn of social media, and all the forms of it that bombard our smartphones every minute of every day, it’s definitely a communications world today. And, all those forms of digital communication can...

health care awareness
Commemorating Eye Donation Month

While none of Concorde’s 20-plus programs focuses specifically on the eyes, there are several health care fields where caring for patients’ eye issues could be commonplace. Concorde students in Nursing, Medical Assisting and Surgical Technology...

health care career
Asking for Letters of Recommendation

How to ask for a letter of recommendation or reference when in-between a health care career is always tricky. The terms in which you left your last job, of course, has a direct bearing on...

dental assisting
Celebrating Dental Assisting Recognition Week

This week is more than simply the first week of March and the unofficial dawning of spring. March 5-11 marks Dental Assisting Recognition Week (DARW). It’s a week that recognizes and celebrates all the hard-working...

health care career
Tips for Being the New Kid on the Block

Whether working in a health care career or a job in any other industry, every employee at least once in their lives has been the new kid on the block. It’s often an awkward situation...

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Concorde’s Commitment to Easing the Military to Civilian Transition

At Concorde, our students come from all walks of life to start their health care training program. We are proud to take an active role in each journey knowing that no matter when our students...

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Meet Concorde RT Alum Jordan McMillan

Jordan McMillan is the quintessential Concorde success story. He decided he wanted a career in a health care field a little more than 10 years ago, in 2006. And, he knew about Concorde. “I knew...