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Our Training Programs

Our Amazing Staff

Patricia Loy

Patricia Loy, Ed.D., MSN, RN, CDP

Program Director

Dr. Loy has been a registered nurse for 34 years with her career starting on med/psych at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. Dr. Loy started working as a nursing professor in 2008 and obtained her Doctorate in Education in 2015.

Patty Sexton

Patty Sexton, BSN, RN


Graduate of UAMS college of Nursing with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. Started career at BMC as a surgical nurse later transferring to Memorial Hospital and expanded duties to include pre-op and post surgical recovery. Worked as Adjunct faculty at Baptist School of Nursing teaching basic nursing skills.

Elana Johnson

Elana Johnson, BSN, RN


Elana Johnson graduated from the HSU BSN program in 2010. She has been working as a school nurse for the last 10 years, and has also worked as Adjunct Nursing Faculty with students in the long-term care setting.

Scheduling & Admissions

Applying for training should be easy. With PAL CNA Training Academy, it couldn't be easier! Simply choose a program that you're interested in, check the schedule for the start date that suits you, fill out our application, and you're done! Someone from our offices will be in contact with you via email or by phone to discuss your application.

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