UAMS North Central’s mission focuses on wellness and prevention strategies for area residents and the education of health care professionals. For example, health professionals can obtain continuing education hours at the Center via interactive video and/or the Internet.
Diabetes management, provided either one-on-one by the UAMS North Central advanced practice registered nurse, registered nurse, or in group sessions are available, as are individual health education sessions for people with hypertension, cancer, and other chronic diseases.
Health education centers have been established in the UAMS North Central libraries located in Batesville and Mountain Home, to provide opportunities for consumers and professionals to access health education materials and videos, both locally and through the Internet. Videos, brochures, and resource books can be checked out by health professionals and consumers.