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Continuing Education

Our Continuing Education (CE) programs allow you to further your career, pursue specialized training or earn your next degree. Much of the programs and courses are fully online and self-paced.

In as few as one month you can earn the CE credits you need.

If you run a clinic you can upskill your staff with the right educational partner. It could be the best investment you make for your organization!

At Concorde, we're dedicated to shaping the 21st-century health workforce. Leveraging our healthcare training expertise, we offer individuals and organizations access to CE courses that can diversify or enhance their skill sets- leading to specialty certification. 

CONCORDE KNOWS HEALTH CARE EDUCATION

Concorde is an accredited institution focused solely on health care education. With over 65 years of experience, Concorde has graduated more than 100,000 healthcare professionals, delivered thousands of medical contact hours annually and works with clinical sites and governing bodies across the country. Concorde’s focus and expertise means we can offer you training programs that are based on:

  • The latest evidence
  • Current best practices in each specialty
  • Health care market demand

You’ll also receive support preparing for certification examinations. The result is a solution that works.


CONTINUING EDUCATION

Our Continuing Education courses are designed to further enhance active healthcare professionals' education and skill set. The short certificate courses allow you to gain valuable new skills quickly.

EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE

Fully Online | 1 Month | 4 Instructional Weeks – $689

Designed for licensed nurses, medical assistants, and other allied health professionals.

What it Covers:

Students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain heart function readings known as electrocardiographs (EKGs). Students will be capable of correct placement of electrodes, data collection and preparation for physician evaluation.

Certification Preparation:

Upon completion participants will be prepared to sit for the national certification exams through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Participants should become familiar with all eligibility requirements for the exam they wish to take.

*This program is not eligible for any Federal Financial Aid or VA programs.

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PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE

Fully Online | 1 Month | 4 Instructional Weeks – $689

Designed for medical assistants, licensed nurses, and other s where expanded phlebotomy skills are needed.

What it Covers:

Learn the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively and safely collect blood samples via venipuncture or capillary puncture. Learn to draw blood for transfusions, donations and research, diagnostic tests, as well as proper packaging, transporting and preparing samples for processing.

Certification Preparation:

Upon completion participants will be prepared to sit for the national certification exams through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Participants should become familiar with all eligibility requirements for the exam they wish to take.

*This program is not eligible for any Federal Financial Aid or VA programs.

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATES- NON-STERILE COMPOUNDING

Online + Lab | 1 Month | 4 Instructional Weeks – $689

Concorde Career Institute offers two continuing education opportunities for current Pharmacy Technicians to sit for specialty certifications.

To be admitted into either course, prospective students must provide documentation of either graduation from a pharmacy technician educational program or current employment as a pharmacy technician. No other entrance examinations/documentation is required.

What it Covers:

Hands-on training extemporaneously compounding preparations for pharmacy, veterinary pharmacy, and independent facilities where compound medications are dispended. Course is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

Certification Preparation:

Upon completion participants will be prepared to sit for the National Non-Sterile Compounding Certification exam administered by the National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA), as part of the final exam in the course. Participants should become familiar with all eligibility requirements for the exam they wish to take.

Note: This program is only offered in the following states: Florida, Tennessee and Missouri and requires some lab work for completion.

*This program is not eligible for any Federal Financial Aid or VA programs.

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATES- IV/ STERILE COMPOUNDING

Online + Lab | 1 Month | 4 Instructional Weeks – $689

Concorde Career Institute offers two continuing education opportunities for current Pharmacy Technicians to sit for specialty certifications.

To be admitted into either course, prospective students must provide documentation of either graduation from a pharmacy technician educational program or current employment as a pharmacy technician. No other entrance examinations/documentation is required.

What it Covers:

Learn sterile compounding procedures using aseptic techniques for intravenous (IV) medications, chemotherapy and other preparations. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Certification Preparation:

Upon completion participants will be prepared to sit for the National IV/ Sterile Products Certification exam administered by the National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA), as part of the final exam in the course. Participants should become familiar with all eligibility requirements for the exam they wish to take.

Note: This program is only offered in the following states: Florida, Tennessee and Missouri and requires some lab work for completion.

*This program is not eligible for any Federal Financial Aid or VA programs.

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STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE

Online | 1 Month | 4 Instructional Weeks – $689

Offered for surgical technologists and sterile processing technicians who do not already hold the CRCST certification.

What it Covers:

Participants learn both theory and practical application to develop critical skills for preventing the spread of disease by properly sterilizing and preparing critical medical equipment.

Certification Preparation:

Upon completion participants will be prepared to sit for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) examination in order to become a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST). Participants should become familiar with all eligibility requirements for the exam they wish to take.

*This program is not eligible for any Federal Financial Aid or VA programs.

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PHYSIOTRAINING CERTIFICATE

Fully Online | 1 Month | 4 Instructional Weeks -  $350

Intended for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, and occupational therapy assistants wishing to continue services to patients in an outpatient setting as well as for personal trainers seeking to advance their medical knowledge so they can better serve clients and create a competitive advantage over traditional certified personal trainers.

What it Covers:

This fully online course will help clinicians make the transition into wellness and personal training. Participants will learn to provide personal training and physical fitness consultation and assistance to help clients make physical fitness, strength, conditioning and exercise improvements in their daily living.

Certification Preparation:

Upon completion participants will be able to earn the designation of a certified Physio trainer Level 1, and are eligible to pursue additional leveling coursework.

Physiotraining Certification is recognized as 10.5 Continuing Education Hours for five state boards. Please contact us for more information.

*This program is not eligible for any Federal Financial Aid or VA programs. This certificate is awarded through the Concorde Career Institute- Miramar campus.

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ONLINE DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAMS

You've earned your first degree or diploma in healthcare and are ready for more. Concorde's healthcare degree completion programs offer you a way to earn a bachelor's or associate degree fully online while you work.

These programs are for healthcare professionals who already have an associate degree (or diploma in surgical technology). Fully online, Concorde offers you the convenience to advance your education on your own schedule. 

Concorde alumni may be eligible to take advantage of the Alumni Scholarship, ask your advisor for more information.

 

HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION

Bachelor's Degree: 24 months

The Online Healthcare Administration bachelor's degree completion program is designed for healthcare professionals with an associate degree who wish to strengthen their understanding of the health care industry and further their career beyond patient care. The program prepares graduates to:

  • Take an expanded professional leadership role
  • Enhance their interdisciplinary understanding of the healthcare field
  • Improve their operational acumen, decision making, strategic thinking and communication skills 
  • Prepare those interested in pursuing advanced degrees at the graduate and doctoral level

What Skills Will I Learn?

  • An understanding of principles and practice in health care regarding administration, management, law, economics, and policy
  • Competency in research methods, critical thinking and problem-solving in health care settings
  • Principles of management needed to build and work in cross-functional teams and facilitate collaborative decision-making
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the forces impacting health delivery systems and the effective and efficient management of health care
  • Ability to analyze the professional, ethical and legal standards of health care administrative practice

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DENTAL HYGIENE

Bachelor's Degree: 17 months

The Online Dental Hygiene Bachelor's degree completion program is available to licensed (registered) dental hygienists with an associate degree from an accredited institution who wish to advance their skillset and pursue a baccalaureate degree. 

The program's mission is to provide a supportive learning environment in which you can acquire advanced theoretical knowledge and professional attributes necessary to pursue different career avenues within the Dental Hygiene field or the educational side of Dental Hygiene.

This bachelor's completion degree strives to instill the importance of continued personal growth, leadership skills, continued professional commitment, on-going community involvement, and continued research that can benefit the student in his or her professional career.

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ONLINE NURSING

RN TO BSN (ASN to BSN)

Bachelor's Degree: 15-21 months

The RN to BSN program is a fully online degree completion program. Applicants wishing to enroll in the program must possess an Associate Degree in Nursing from a state Board of Nursing-approved program and an active, unencumbered Registered Nurse (RN) license.

What Will I Learn?

  • Utilize critical thinking to synthesize knowledge derived from natural and behavioral sciences, humanities, and the art and science of professional nursing.
  • Apply the nursing process to develop safe, compassionate and competent nursing care to patients and families from diverse backgrounds across the lifespan in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Utilizing acquired knowledge, skills, and attitudes into nursing practice incorporating ethical and legal principles to promote collaborative practice within an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Integrate theories of nursing care and evidence based practice when planning care and making clinical judgements appropriate for diverse populations and communities.
  • Demonstrate accountability as an independent leader using concepts of leadership, inspiring life-long learning and teamwork in healthcare.

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SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

Associate Degree: 8 months

The Surgical Technology Associate Degree Completion program is intended to help surgical technologists who've earned a diploma and wish to pursue a degree in the field. The program curriculum and faculty seek to help strengthen your knowledge and skills, better preparing you for the changing demands in and around the operating room.

Classroom-to-Career Skills Training

Concorde prepares you comprehensively for a career in Surgical Technology through an emphasis on the following critical skills and knowledge:

  • Patient care
  • Sterile field preparation
  • Passing instruments, supplies and equipment to surgeons
  • Surgical field maintenance
  • Surgeon assistance

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*Online degree completion programs are offered through and awarded through the Kansas City campus