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Changing the direction of healthcare in Arkansas and beyond.

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To educate and train a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate healthcare professionals; to create health and research support facilities; and to provide healthy living environments to improve the lives of others.

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First-ever class graduates from Arkansas Colleges of Heath Education

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) virtually graduated the inaugural class from its master’s program in biomedical studies today.

Physician residency program approved

The Baptist Health-UAMS Family Medicine Residency program in North Little Rock has received a full 10-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) that could help fill residencies for forthcoming graduates of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) in Fort Smith.

ACHE medical school sets virtual graduation

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) announced this week that graduates of the Master of Science in Biomedicine (MSB) program will have their degrees conferred through a virtual video commencement.

Biomed students to graduate from the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) will on May 16 virtually graduate 40 students from its biomedical studies program.

Biomed students to graduate from the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

Graduation for students earning their master’s degree in biomedicine was scheduled for May 16 at Stubblefield Center at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Because of safety precautions in place throughout the state to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the virtual video ceremony will now be available on YouTube at 10 a.m. May 16. Students will receive the link via email and the link will also be made available for family and friends on the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education Facebook page, a news release from the college said.

Disease experts talk about possible COVID-19 vaccine

Research is being done around the world to try to find a vaccine for COVID-19, but disease experts in our area say it could take more than a year for this to happen.

Optimize your work-from-home space

If working from home has become your new normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you might find that your makeshift office isn’t as comfortable or allow you to be as productive as you’d like to be. We are all missing our ergonomically designed chairs and computer stations! If you find yourself working at the kitchen counter, leaning over the coffee table, or sitting on the couch with a laptop, these positions are not great for your body or health for extended periods of time.

Keeping good posture while working from home

“Hopefully we had a nice ergonomically designed chair and work station at our office and now we’ve had to make this makeshift office at home,” said Dr. Jennifer Moore, Founding Dean of the School for Occupational Therapy at Arkansas Colleges of Health Education.

Arts For Healing: How the arts benefits a community

Dr. Elizabeth McClain, the vice provost and associate vice president of academic affairs with Arkansas Colleges of Health Education, has been instrumental in shedding light on the importance of art in the lives of students in the medical field.

Technology’s Role in Education During COVID-19

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (ACHE) CEO, Kyle Parker, JD, has an extensive and varied career background, including nationally recognized work within the field of technology. Naturally, he brought this passion for technology to ACHE.

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Nondiscrimination Compliance Statement and Plan

ACHE is committed to equal opportunity for all students, staff, and faculty and to nondiscrimination in the recruitment, admission, and retention of students and the recruitment, hiring, promotion, and retention of faculty and  staff.  Its  employment and educational policies comply with the requirements applicable to equal opportunity/affirmative action laws, directives, executive orders, and regulations to the effect that no person at ACHE shall, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran’s status be subjected to discrimination.

All members of the ACHE community bear responsibility for compliance with the equal  opportunity,  affirmative  action,  and  nondiscrimination  policies  disseminated   through   the current ACHE publications, including, but not limited to,  the  ACHE  Employee  Handbook, ARCOM  Student  Handbook  &  Academic  Catalog,  ACHE  Faculty  Handbook,  ACHE Student Handbook, MSB Student Handbook & Academic Catalog, ARCOM Clinical Manual. Compliance is monitored and reported annually through the college Vice Presidents and the Office of Human  Resources.

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