WE ARE "WORKFORCE" GRANT APPROVED THROUGH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND REGISTERED IN THE ARKANSAS JOB LINK SYSTEM AS AN ELIGIBLE TRAINING PROVIDER. THIS COVERS 10 COUNTIES
GATEWAY ALLIED HEALTH LLC IS AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR ARKANSAS REHABILITATION SERVICES.
The Arkansas Division of Higher Education has recently approved Gateway Allied Health to allow students who are 17 years of age and currently in high school to enroll in any of our Allied Health Programs with a parent or guardian's signature on the enrollment form.
OPEN ENROLLMENT IS HERE TO STAY FOR ALL HYBRID CLASSES!
GATEWAY ALLIED HEALTH is proud to be DIRECT PROVIDERS with the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) with their SNAP WORKS EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING PROGRAM.
If you qualify for or are currently receiving SNAP benefits, you are eligible to participate in the SNAP Education and Training SCHOLARSHIP Program! Your tuition will be completely covered along with gas vouchers and daycare vouchers.
For more information, please fill out our "contact us" form and we will send you an appointment link through Calendly. You will then meet with the Admissions Coordinator and Program Director to get the application process started.
Q: Are there any pre-enrollment requirements?
A: YES, All students must pass a urine drug screen and undergo a federal and state background check PRIOR to enrollment.
Q: Where do I go to have the drug screen and background check done?
A: All background checks will be conducted through AR Journey Lab, after signing a consent form, Gateway will send this out to be processed.
A: All drug screens and TB skin tests will be conducted at CHI St. Vincent Business Health located in Hot Springs.
100 McGowan Court. (501) 525-9675
Q: What is the cost of the Federal and State background checks, TB skin test, and Urine drug screen?
A: The Federal and State background checks costs $35, TB skin test $15, and the Urine drug screen (10-panel) $27.
Q: What happens after drug screens and background checks are completed?
A: The results will be sent to Gateway Allied Health, LLC after the student signs a consent. These results will then be reviewed by the Program Director and discussed with the student. Once a negative drug screen and background clearance is received, then the enrollment process can begin.
Q: What is involved in the enrollment process?
A: One must meet all Admission Requirements which are stated in the class bulletins. Click on the Calendly scheduling link below to get the process started. Click on appointment 1.
A copy of a valid driver's license or state ID must be on file to complete the enrollment process.
Q: Do you have payment plans available?
A: Yes, Students may pay 50% of their tuition down before classes begin and then the remaining balance before the mid-term exam. Please contact the Admissions Coordinator for more information regarding financial assistance.
Q: Do you offer federal pell grants or state grants?
A: Yes, Gateway Allied Health is "workforce grant" approved through the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services & registered in the Arkansas Job Link System.
Q: Where will the clinical externship hours be completed for the different Allied Health Programs?
A: Please call school and speak to the Admissions Coordinator for more information as this question may vary depending on your location. We do participate local hospitals in the surrounding areas as our umbrella covers the whole State of Arkansas.
Q: What vaccinations will I need to begin clinicals?
A: All students are required to bring in a copy of their current immunization record, have a current FLU vaccination and negative TB skin test before beginning clinicals.
Q: Where do I get CPR certified?
A: Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR classes will be held twice a month at Gateway Allied Health. These classes are taught by Michael Mays, NREMT-P through Hearts Plus. This certification is through American Heart Association. The cost of this class is $60 and is separate from the total program cost. ACLS and PALS is also available upon request.
Q: What classes will be taught online?
A: We will be offering "HYBRID" courses (also known as blended courses) replace a portion of traditional face-to-face instruction with web-based online learning. A hybrid class incorporates elements of both online and in-person learning. The method is a necessity in some courses like those with a lab component. The Hybrid online classes that we will offer include: Certified medical assistant (CMA), Certified phlebotomy technician (CPT), Certified pharmacy technician (CPhT), Certified electrocardiograph technician, (CET) Certified Surgical Technician (CST), Certified Medical Coding & Billing Specialist (CMCB, MCBS), Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT) AND Certified Limited License Radiologic Technician (CLLRT).
Q: Will the Certified Nursing Assistant Program be taught online?
A: NO, the Nurse Assistant Training Program will be taught in person (face-to-face) in a traditional classroom setting.
***Keep checking back on our website as we will SOON be offering other Allied Health Programs.