The UAMS Schmieding Caregiver Training Program offers a variety of programs to the community. In addition to Certified Nursing Assistant training, we offer free workshops for family caregivers providing unpaid care to older adults in the home and a variety of other free educational programs for seniors designed to promote healthy living.  Be sure to check out our program calendar in your area.

  • Benefits of Becoming a CNAFebruary 13, 2019


    As the country’s population ages, employment opportunities are maturing and expanding, too, especially for credentialed, trained Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) caring for seniors. The U.S. Census Bureau reports the segment of the nation’s population older than 65 is projected to nearly double in the next three decades. Not surprisingly, some 300,000 new jobs are expected…

  • Angela Norman, D.N.P., Named Director of Centers on Aging at UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on AgingSeptember 5, 2018

    Angela Norman, DNP

    LITTLE ROCK — Angela Norman, D.N.P., has been named the director of the Centers on Aging, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Norman succeeds Claudia Beverly, Ph.D., R.N., who retired last year. The Reynold Institute’s network of seven Centers on Aging seeks…

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