April 10, 2017 | Three computer classes — Introduction to Computers Windows 10, Microsoft Excel and Fundamentals for Computers — and three workshops — One-on-One Computer Support, Tips & Tricks: iPhone & iPad and Computer Maintenance — will be taught in April for people ages 50 and older at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging.
Courses begin May 1. The schedule is:
- One-on-One Computer Support, Mondays and Wednesdays, May 1-31, Call for appointment.
- Fundamentals for Computers, Mondays and Wednesdays, May 1-24, 10 a.m. – noon.
- Microsoft Excel, Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 2-25, 10 a.m. to noon.
- Introduction to Computers Windows 10, Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 2-25, 1-3 p.m.
- Computer Maintenance, May 8, 1-3 p.m.
- Tips & Tricks: iPhone & iPad, May 22, 24 & 26, 1-3 p.m.
Course fees for 16 hours of instruction are $45 and manuals are $15. The cost for workshops varies depending on the number and length of classes. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. Classes are in Room 2156 at the UAMS Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock.
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,021 students, 789 medical residents and two dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.