WCMC Graduates February CNA Class

The White County Medical Center Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program graduated 13 students in February. WCMC offers the CNA training program through a partnership with ASU-Beebe. Curriculum for the three-week program includes classroom and clinical instruction, which prepares students to take the state certification exam to become a CNA.

The group includes the following: (first row) Jessica Hazelip of Searcy, and Mary Beth Campbell and Shala Smith of McRae; (second row) Sharon Griffin of Newport, Melissa Elliot and Kirstie Yates of Bald Knob, and Devin Gooch of McRae; (third row) Patty Cox and Amanda McDaniel of Heber Springs, and Shannon Sample of Quitman; and (fourth row) Heather Garrison of Beebe, Ashley Johnson of Austin, and Latisha Turner of Bradford.

For more information about the CNA program, please contact Outreach Education Coordinator Dee DeLoach at (501) 278-3189.


As the leading healthcare provider in a six-county area, White County Medical Center associates strive to improve the quality of health and well-being for the communities it serves through compassionate care. White County Medical Center is the largest employer in a six-county area with more than 1,750 associates. The facility has a combined total of 438 licensed beds and a medical staff of 150 physicians that specialize in various areas of healthcare.

In addition to the North and South Campuses, White County Medical Center includes Family Practice Associates, Orthopaedic and Spine Center of Central Arkansas, Searcy Medical Center and Searcy Medical Center – West Clinic, Westside Family Medical Clinic, WCMC Cardiology Clinic and White County Oncology.