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Continuing Education

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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.

*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to the current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount. 

Continuing Education Certificates

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.

 

PHYSIOTRAINING CERTIFICATE

Fully Online | 4 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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EKG TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION EXAM PREP

Fully Online | 90 Days – $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 CERTIFICATION EXAM PREP

Fully Online | 90 Days  – $689

This continuing education course is designed to prepare students already working in a phlebotomy-related field to sit for the national Phlebotomy Technician Certification (PTC) exam given through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA). 

The cost of this exam is included in the price of the course. Further information on AMCA certification, including experiential requirements, can be found on their website at: www.amcaexams.com

In addition to AMCA, national certification is available through several other agencies. Each agency has unique eligibility requirements to qualify to sit for these examinations.  While this course will prepare you to sit for other exams as well, it is the student’s responsibility to determine if they qualify experientially for any desired exam prior to enrolling in any continuing education course.

*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 CERTIFICATION EXAM PREP

Online | 90 Days – $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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Dental Assistant Expanded Functions Course

Online + Lab | 2 Weeks | 32 Total Clock Hours – $689

  • Online Theory Hours: 14
  • On-Campus Lab Hours: 18

Offered for professional Dental Assistants working in the dental field in the state-of-Florida wishing to provided additional functions to assist in a dental practice.

Certification Preparation:

The course of study involves dental charting, coronal polishing, taking alginate impressions, pouring and trimming study models, applying pit and fissure sealants, applying topical fluorides, applying liners and bases, suture removal, removal of excess dental cement, fabricating temporary crowns and placing and removing dental dams, matrix bands, retraction cords, temporary restorations and periodontal dressings.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Participants are required to pass clinical or written examinations that adequately test competency in each subject. Participants must obtain an average score of at least 75 percent out of a possible score of 100 percent on each exam.

A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course.

*This program is not eligible for any Federal Financial Aid or VA programs.
**This program has been approved by the Florida Department of Health. It is not licensed by the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education or approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). This program is a continuing education program for Dental Assistant personnel.
***Concorde does not guarantee employment or outcomes, additional training and licenses may be required for gainful employment.

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Certification for Dental Radiographers

Online + Lab | 2 Weeks | 8 Total Clock Hours – $689

  • Online Theory Hours: 3
  • On-Campus Lab Hours: 5

Offered for professional Dental Assistants working in the dental field in the state-of-Florida to prepare for the Florida State Board of Dentistry - Dental Radiography approved certification examination.#

Certification Preparation:

The course of study involves the fundamentals of Dental Radiography, safety, intraoral radiography basics, the bisecting technique, the paralleling technique, extraoral radiography, traditional FMX mounting, Rinn assembly, positioning, and sensor exposure.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Participants are required to pass clinical or written examination(s), which adequately test competency in each subject area. Participants must obtain an average score of at least 75 percent out of a possible 100 percent on each exam.

A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course.

#Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing this examination are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take this exam, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.
*This program is not eligible for any Federal Financial Aid or VA programs.
**This program has been approved by the Florida Department of Health. It is not licensed by the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education or approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). This program is a continuing education program for Dental Assistant personnel.
***Concorde does not guarantee employment or outcomes, additional training and licenses may be required for gainful employment.

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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. 

The online degree completion programs are awarded through Concorde Career Colleges - Kansas City campus.

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 Completion Program

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 Online Associate Degree Completion Program

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.

When You Complete Your AAS Online with Concorde, You'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate a greater understanding of the surgical technologist’s role in the health care system.
  • Identify current standards of practice and apply them to your role as a surgical technologist.
  • Explain and apply ethical principles and legal or regulatory compliance obligations in your work.
  • Identify your options for professional growth, continuing education and career advancement.
  • Think critically about standards of care, healthcare environments and professional behavior.

Online Surgical Technology Coursework Includes:

  • Surgical Technology Professional Concepts
  • Surgical Technology Transitions
  • English Composition
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Elements of Human Communication
  • Math Elective
  • Behavior Science Elective
  • Foundations for Health Professions

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