June 18, 2019

Medicare Appeals: What to do if a Health Care Service or Item is Denied

Medicare, Medicare Fraud

If you receive a notice of denial from Medicare or your Medicare Advantage plan, you do have the right to appeal this decision. An appeal is a formal request for review of a decision made by Medicare or your Medicare Advantage plan. Be sure to always review your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) to find out…


June 14, 2019

Get Active to Protect Your Brain!

physical activity, exercise, dementia, alzheimer's

According to the National Institute on Aging, physical activity has been associated with a lower rate of Alzheimer’s disease as well as a slower rate of cognitive decline, including in those individuals who are already exhibiting symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Scientists have discovered links between motor abilities and cognitive test performance, as well as between physical…


June 3, 2019

CNA Fast Track: 6/17/19- 7/10/19

CNA, CNA training, CNA school, nurse aide training

Our next CNA Fast Track in White Hall has been scheduled for June 17- July 10, 2019. Learn the skills needed to test for your CNA license in just 15 days! Give us a call at 870-879-1440 or email CMClausen@uams.edu. Registration deadline: July 14, 2019 Class times: 8:30 AM- 5 PM *Holiday break: July 4-…


May 28, 2019

CNA Skills Practice

CNA, CNA training, CNA school, nurse aide training

Our CNA Fast Track students are back to work after the holiday weekend, practicing oral hygiene, patient transfers, and other hands-on skills in preparation for their CNA exams. If you are interested in our 15-day CNA Fast Track course, give us a call at 870-879-1440 OR email CMClausen@uams.edu for details on our next class. For…


May 20, 2019

May CNA Fast Track Grads

cna, cna school, cna class, cna training

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

CNA

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

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…


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