May 20, 2019

May CNA Fast Track Grads

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Congrats to our White Hall CNA Fast Track grads who completed our program earlier this month! These ladies worked hard for 15 class days and are now prepared to take the state exam for their CNA licenses! We wish you the best in your new careers. L-R: Mia Clemons, Whitney Nelson, Gabreila Gonzalez & Monica…


May CNA Graduates in Star City

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Congratulations to our Star City students who graduated the CNA training program last week and are now ready to begin their careers in nursing! We are so proud of you all for your hard work and persistence. Good luck on those CNA exams, and be sure to contact us if you’d like to come practice…


May 8, 2019

Stroke Awareness: Know the Signs

Knowing the symptoms of a stroke could help save the life of yourself or a loved one. The faster you seek medical help, the greater your chance of surviving and making a full recovery. Watch out for the following, which could indicate a stroke: Trouble speaking/ understanding: confusion, slurring of words, and difficulty understanding others….


April 30, 2019

White Hall Students Practice CNA Skills

CNA Students Practice Wheel Chair Transfers

Our CNA Fast Track students are now in their second week of class and are learning about Alzheimer’s and Dementia this week. Last week they practiced hands-on skills such as feeding and transferring patients in and out of a wheelchair. After next week they will be graduating and ready to test for their state Certified…


April 23, 2019

White Hall Success Story: Ronisue Spears, CNA

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Ronisue Spears, who graduated our CNA Fast Track class in White Hall last year, has been working for Above and Beyond Home Care of Central Arkansas in Little Rock since she graduated our CNA Fast Track class in April of 2018. When asked about her favorite part of her job, Ronisue replied, “The elderly, I…


April 15, 2019

Fraud Alert: Nationwide Brace Scam

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has warned the public about a common fraud scheme involving orthotic braces and other medical supplies. Scammers are making direct phone calls to Medicare beneficiaries as well as running TV and radio ads encouraging them to order “FREE” braces from their companies. If…


April 1, 2019

Caregiver Tip: Handwashing

How to properly wash your hands: Wet hands with water, and apply enough soap to cover the entire surface of your hands. Rub palms together. Rub right palm over top of left hand with fingers interlaced and vice versa. Rub palms together with fingers interlaced. Rub backs of fingers to opposing palms with fingers interlocked….


March 25, 2019

Physical Activity Brings Health Benefits at Any Age

Physical Activity

According to the National Institutes of Health, becoming physically active later in life brings health benefits comparable to those seen by people who started at a much younger age. However, people who were physically active during their 20’s and 30’s but then became inactive gained few health benefits compared to those who were never physically…


March 13, 2019

CNA Graduates

CNA Fast Track Graduates

Congrats to our newest CNA Fast Track graduates for finishing the program and becoming eligible to test for their CNA licenses! For information on our next class starting March 25, give us a call at 870-879-1440 or email CMClausen@uams.edu.      


February 25, 2019

CNA Skills Practice

CNA Skills Practice

Our CNA Fast Track students are practicing their new skills in preparation for their clinical days at the nursing home and CNA exams. If you’d like to be a part of our next 3-week CNA Fast Track course, give us a call at 870-879-1440 or email CMClausen@uams.edu. Next class dates: Monday, March 25- Friday, April…


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