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April 23, 2019

White Hall Success Story: Ronisue Spears, CNA

CNA Graduate

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

caregiver training, home care, elder care, caregiving

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…


January 28, 2019

Caregiver Tip: Preventing Bed Sores

caregiver training, cna training, home caregiving, cna

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…


December 14, 2018

White Hall CNA Classes Scheduled for 2019

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….


November 30, 2018

Learn How to Manage Your Arthritis

You CAN manage your arthritis! Come learn how on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM at the D&L Electric Cooperative Meeting Room. Lunch will be served! Call 870-879-1440 to reserve your seat. Presentations: “The Role of Physical Therapy in Managing Arthritis” by Nat Grubbs, PT, OCS- South Arkansas Rehabilitation “Eat Right to…


November 12, 2018

CNA Students Focus on Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care

CNA Fast Track students learn about Alzheimer's disease & dementia care.

Our CNA Fast Track students received specialized training in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care last week as a part of our new 15-day CNA Fast Track. They learned about common related symptoms as well as suggested interventions to help deal with them. Our next CNA Fast Track starts on December 10, 2018 and graduates on…



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