We are experts in caregiving.
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 Students Practice Hands-On SkillsSeptember 14, 2018

    Our CNA Fast Track students are practicing hands-on caregiving skills this week in preparation for their check-offs. Here, Crystal Rollins is practicing occupied bed-making and Sherry Walls is practicing teeth-brushing. To learn more about our CNA Fast Track course, give us a call at 870-879-1440 or email CMClausen@uams.edu. We now have a waiting list going…

  • August CNA GraduatesAugust 31, 2018

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    Presenting our newest set of CNA Fast Track graduates! These students completed their clinical rotation in the nursing home Friday and are now qualified to test for their CNA licenses. For more information on our next CNA Fast Track course, give us a call at 870-879-1440! Next class starts Sept. 11. Registration deadline: Friday, Sept.…

  • Personal Care Skills PracticeAugust 22, 2018

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    Our CNA Fast Track students have been practicing their personal care skills in preparation for check-offs and clinicals next week! Here they are practicing feeding patients with visual and verbal impairments, and techniques for handling different associated issues. This week they have moved on into studying Alzheimer's disease and Dementia, and clinical rotation is coming…

  • Medicare Coverage of Home Health ServicesAugust 9, 2018

    Home Health Care

    Home health care includes a wide range of services delivered in your home by a home health agency to treat an illness or injury. Home health services eligible for Medicare coverage include: Skilled nursing services: Services performed under the supervision of a licensed or certified nurse. Skilled therapy services: Physical, speech, and occupational therapy that…

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