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The UAMS Schmieding Caregiver Training Program and the South Central Center on Aging offer 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.


  • CNA Fast Track- Next Week!February 11, 2019

    White Hall, AR: This is the last week to register for our next CNA Fast Track class, which starts next Tues. Feb. 19 and will graduate March 12. Be eligible to test for your CNA license in 15 class days! Call 870-879-1440 or email CMClausen@uams.edu for details. 206 Frankie Lane, White Hall, AR 71602 Classes…

  • Caregiver Tip: Preventing Bed SoresJanuary 28, 2019

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    If you are caring for a patient with immobility, it is recommended to turn them every two (2) hours to prevent skin breakdown (bed sores). Pictured, our CNA student Susan Campbell is practicing this skill this morning as a part of our 15-day CNA Fast Track class. This class started on January 14 and will…

  • Holiday Tips for Alzheimer's CaregiversDecember 19, 2018

    Holidays with Family & Alzheimer's Disease

    The holidays can be a fun and meaningful experience for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. For the person with Alzheimer’s the holidays can be nostalgic and create a sense of belonging. On the other hand, this time can create some anxiety for the person with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. These tips from the…

  • White Hall CNA Classes Scheduled for 2019December 14, 2018

    Certified Nurse Aide Training

    Looking for a new career in the new year? With our new CNA Fast Track class, you could be eligible to test for your CNA license and start a career in nursing in just 15 days! Our next class is scheduled for January 14- February 5 with classes meeting 8:30 AM- 5 PM on weekdays.…

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