At Concorde Career Institute, we prepare learners for successful careers.
At Concorde Career Institute, we...
Conduct all aspects of our business with integrity;
Are customer focused;
Are committed to life-long learning and believe in the value of continuous education;
Treat all individuals with respect;
Are committed to quality performance and continuous improvement; and
Are active community citizens.
We are a private career school, small enough to be concerned with individual student progress. Students learn by demonstration, study and practice in classroom, laboratory and on-the-job settings. They work with equipment and instruments under the supervision of trained faculty.
||Private for-profit, 2-year|
||Differs by program|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
College Student Services Offered
||Academic/career counseling service|
||Employment services for students||Yes
||Placement services for completers|
||On-campus day care for students' children||
College Special Learning Opportunities
||Distance learning opportunities|
||ROTC: Air Force||
Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Concorde Career College-Portland Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
|Admission test scores
||Neither required nor recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
||Neither required nor recommended|
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College Levels Offered
||Less than one year certificate||Yes
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
Degrees and Certifications
Dental Assistant (Diploma Program)
As a Dental Assistant, you will work chairside with the dentist, as well as in the dental laboratory and the business office. At Concorde, you will receive "multi-tasked" training, which means you will be trained in both clinical and administrative capabilities. Clinical responsibilities include sterilizing and preparing instrument trays, exposing and processing x-rays, conducting oral inspections, preparing patients for treatment, and taking vital signs. Administrative responsibilities include patient charting, appointment setting, completing insurance forms, accounts payable and fee collections.
Insurance Coding and Billing Specialist (Diploma Program)
In your position as an Insurance Coding and Billing Specialist, you play an integral role in your employer's office. You help make it possible for your employer to collect monetary reimbursements from patient insurance providers. You will assess patient records and classify levels of claims for reimbursement using detailed healthcare coding systems. Your work is essential to the success of your employer's medical business.
Medical Assistant with Limited X-Ray (Diploma Program)
As a Medical Assistant, you will be an integral part of the healthcare delivery team. In this position, you are considered a "multi-tasked" provider. This means you will be trained and qualified in both clinical and administrative capacities. Medical Assistants work closely with doctors in clinics and physician's offices. You will be entrusted with a variety of critical responsibilities. Administrative responsibilities include scheduling and receiving patients, preparing and maintaining medical records, performing basic secretarial skills and medical transcription, handling telephone calls and written correspondence, serving as a liaison between physicians and other individuals, and managing practice finances. Clinical responsibilities include taking patient histories and vital signs, performing first aid and CPR, preparing patients for procedures, assisting the physician with examinations and treatments, infection control, collecting and processing specimens, performing selected diagnostic tests, and preparing and administering medications as directed by the physician.
Surgical Technology (Diploma Program)
As a Surgical Technologist, you perform essential tasks before, during and after operations. You work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other key surgical personnel in hospital operating rooms and outpatient surgery centers. Surgical Technologists play a critical role in patient care. There are four types of surgical technologists - scrub, circulating, first assisting, and second assisting. Scrub, circulating, second assisting, and first assisting surgical technologists have primary responsibilities in maintaining the sterile field, being constantly vigilant that all members of the team adhere to proper technique. The scrub surgical technologist (STSR) handles instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. Maintain sterile environment. Anticipate the needs of the surgeon. The circulating surgical technologist (STCR) obtains additional instruments, supplies, and equipment while the surgical procedure is in progress. Monitors operating room conditions and assesses the needs of the patient and surgical team. The second assisting surgical technologist (STSA) assists the surgeon and / or first assistant during the operative procedure by carrying out technical tasks other than cutting, clamping, and suturing of tissue. Distinct from first assistant and may be performed at the same time as the scrub role.
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