About Us

About Us

Company Summary

Advance Healthcare Institute, LLC (AHCI) is an educational facility designed to provide health care training programs. Currently, we offer an 80 hour Nurse Aide training program which leads to nurse aide certification upon successful completion.


AHCI’s 80 hour Nurse Aide training program includes 40 hours classroom instruction and 40 hours clinical. The course hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm for classroom instruction and clinical. This class schedule allows the course participants to certify in 2 weeks.The nurse assistant program is approved by the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) and utilizes one of DHH approved curricula.


Advance Healthcare Institute, LLC is a proprietary school licensed by the Louisiana Board of Regents and adheres to the rules and regulations of the Louisiana Proprietary Schools Advisory Commission.


Management Team

The management team includes Gustavia Growe, the owner, a Registered Nurse of 30 plus years, who serves as RN Instructor and Program Coordinator. Ms Growe has a Master of Science degree in Health Administration. Her healthcare management experience includes; Epidemiology, Quality Management, Cost Analysis, Disease Prevention, Lecturer / Consultant.


Dina Davis, Program Director has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Education. Mrs. Davis has years of administrative experience in education. She oversees administrative school functions.


Anna Thomas, an Instructor and RN Coordinator, has an Associate of Arts in Nursing. Mrs. Thomas has extensive long–term care experience and Train-the-Trainer Certification.

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