Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation, Heartland Lincoln
Center Partner to Promote CNA Certification Program
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[May 17, 2019]
- The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation and Heartland
Community College will hold an event later this month for students
who want to learn more about becoming a certified nursing assistant
The event will provide students with more information
about the college’s CNA certification program, which will be offered
at the Lincoln Center for the first time this fall.
The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at
Heartland Lincoln Center, 2201 Woodlawn Road, Lincoln.
Representatives from Heartland will be available to answer questions
about the program, including educational requirements and
registration. A representative with the hospital foundation will be
on hand to discuss educational grant opportunities.
The Heartland CNA program is a 16-week course, which includes eight
weeks of clinical work.
“We’re elated that the hospital foundation is partnering with us to
help more students pursue a career in health care,” said Kristi
Powell, associate director of Heartland Lincoln Center. “This is a
true benefit to the community. We hope to see anyone interested in
learning more about the CNA program on May 23.”
The nonprofit hospital’s foundation is expanding its
Healthcare Career Educational Grant program to include educational
grants to students seeking CNA certification. Applicants must be
accepted into an accredited institution prior to applying for a
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Applicants are expected to make a one-year work commitment to
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for each award. The deadline to apply is
Friday, June 21. To apply, visit ALMH.org/Foundation.
“Since 2013, our foundation has awarded more than $375,000 to students to help
them pursue a career in healthcare,” Sarah Helm, executive director of the ALMH
Foundation. “This investment in education wouldn’t be possible without the
generosity of our donors.”
Heartland’s Lincoln Center CNA class will begin in August. Registration is now
open for all fall semester Heartland classes.
For more information about the May 23 event at Heartland Lincoln Center, call
217-735-1731. For more details about the foundation’s healthcare career
educational grant program, call 217-605-5006.
[Michael Leathers, MHS]