Health Learning Resource Center

The Health Learning Resource Center (HLRC) is a learner-centered, future-oriented tutoring and training resource available to both students and faculty within the College of Health Sciences (CHS) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. The HLRC offers hands-on opportunities for students and faculty to actively engage in learning and skills practice. The HLRC is available for student remediation, skills refreshers, and faculty training and is staffed by a resource coordinator, Joc Nouansavane, RN, BSN, and student workers employed by the university. Together they oversee the skills and simulation labs located within the CHS and help maintain the lab equipment such as low- and high-fidelity manikins, task trainers, and medical equipment, which allow students and faculty to practice and clinical situations in a safe and controlled learning environment.


The HLRC is located in the Pendergraft Health Science Center, Room 115. Services are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, contact the HLRC by phone at 479-788-7842 or email


We are here to help you meet all of your learning needs.


Joc Nouansavane
Joc Nouansavane
HLRC Coordinator