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Academy of Medical Professions

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with Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Academy of Medical Professions offers a variety of healthcare career classes which may be accessed either on site or web-based using the Tandberg system. National certification classes programs available. You must contact the Academy directly for a schedule of ongoing classes, registration information and payment plans at 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or online at www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com. Scarborough Adult Education is a classroom site for some of these classes. 

Classes include:

Medical Office Specialist with CMAA National Certification, Medical Billing and Coding with CPC Certification, Hospital Billing & Coding with CPC-H certification, Medical Transcription Certificate Program, Phlebotomy with CPT Certification, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, Personal Training Certificate

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Biology/Lab Fall 2015

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with Bill Gehring, Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education

Sep 1, 2015 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course centers on the biosphere emphasizing investigation, analysis, and critical thinking of content through lab experience research, Lab activities will promote technical lab competence, utilize the scientific process of research and reporting, as well as teach and reinforce scientific concepts. This course fulfills the science requirement for high school completion. 

Must call 207-493-4272 to register!

 

 

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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant/Medical Office Specialist Spring 2015

$3,000

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS, PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Feb 11, 2015 at 6 pm, runs for 15 weeks
16-week certification course: This course will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field. This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant. You will learn electronic records system used in many medical offices. In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Electronic Health Record exam through the National Healthcare Association. $3000 includes national certifications, books, and fees. Call for more information on our Medical Professional Program as well. Call Academy of Medical Professions toll free at 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com for payment plans/registration or more information.

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Certified Medical Office Specialist

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with Medical Professions Academy of, Gorham Adult Education

Mar 26, 2015 at 5:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course will teach you everything you need to successfully pass the CMAA exam through the National Healthcareer Association. Classes are held once a week for 3 hours. You will learn health information in the medical office, billing and coding procedures, financial and practice management and administrative duties. In addition, we take you through the “virtual medical office” to help you develop critical thinking and decision-making skills that you will need on the job. This program gives you the opportunity to practice “real” medical assisting skills before you start working in the real world. You will perform actual administrative duties like managing patient scheduling in a multi-doctor practice, complete actual medical office forms, practice taking phone messages, and transcribing doctor’s notes as well as gaining experience with the actual medical office software MedTrak. You will learn HIPAA compliance and hands-on practical use of this program from both the administrative and clinical perspective. This course is designed for those already in medical office administration or those looking to enter the medical front office field as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, Transcriptionist or Medical Coder.

Minimum requirements for admission: -18 years of age -High school diploma or GED/HiSET - 11th grade reading level Free information night at Gorham Adult Education on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm.

FMI: Contact Academy of Medical Professions at 1-866-516-8274  or visit them online at http://www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com

 

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Certified Nursing Assistant

$950

with Susan Pulkkinen, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Jun 22, 2015 at 8 am, runs for 9 weeks

Would you like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant? This State approved 180-hour course consists of classroom time, lab practice and clinical work. Time is spent on the aspects of caring for patients and residents, diseases and disease processes, and anatomy and physiology. Clinical hours allow the student to practice what was learned in the classroom with actual hands-on experience.Clinical hours are from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and there are two Saturday sessions from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Certified Nursing Assistant State Competency Test is administered upon completion of the course. Download the application from www.merrymeeting.org and return it to the adult education office or call 729-7323 to have an application mailed to you.

 

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Certified Nursing Assistant

$950

with Susan Pulkkinen, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Feb 9, 2015 at 4 pm, runs for 18 weeks
Would you like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant? This State approved 180-hour course consists of classroom time, lab practice and clinical work. Time is spent on the aspects of caring for patients and residents, diseases and disease processes, and anatomy and physiology. Clinical hours allow the student to practice what was learned in the classroom with actual hands-on experience. Classes are held two nights per week from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Clinical hours are from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and there are two Saturday sessions from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Certified Nursing Assistant State Competency Test is administered upon completion of the course. Download the application from www.merrymeeting.org and return it to the adult education office or call 729-7323 to have an application mailed to you.

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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with United Technologies Center

This 180-hour course fulfills DHHS and DLRS requirements to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Maine, including 90 hours of classroom instruction, 20 hours of skills lab instruction, and 70 hours of clinical training at an approved healthcare facility. Upon successful completion of the course, students will take the state exam administered at UTC.

Prerequisites (* Items required prior to interview):

  • Minimum age 18
  • CASAS reading assessment with a minimum score of 236 available through either Bangor Learning Center, (207) 941-6315 or Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership, (207) 866-4119
  • Ability to read & write English at 9th grade level, 12th grade preferred.*
  • Documentation of immunizations/immunities & physical exam*

  • Good physical & mental health; good grooming & personal hygiene; absence of drug & alcohol abuse; dependable, reliable work habits.

  • Criminal background check

  • Letters of reference (3)

Students must submit a completed, application package with a non-refundable, application fee which includes the following:

  • Application form
  • Three, professional recommendations (recommendations from family members and friends will not be accepted)
  • Signed background check waiver form
  • Signed course expectations form
  • CASAS reading assessment with a minimum score of 236 available through either Bangor Learning Center, (207) 941-6315 or Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership, (207) 866-4119

Completed application packets will be applied to the next available CNA class. Application packets are available at the office or by clicking this link: UTC Adult Ed Application packet Application packets will not be mailed out.

UTC Adult Ed CNA brochure

 

 

CNA Application deadlines are:

Spring session – 1st Friday in January

Summer session – 1st Friday in May

Fall session - 1st Friday in August

 

A personal interview will be scheduled with the CNA instructor(s) or designated representative. The interviews are point based. Additional points may be awarded for health care experience and /or relevant course work in health, science, or math, possibly earning up to 45 points. The candidates with the greatest number of points, with all other requirements completed, will be accepted into the program.

 

Once accepted into the program, proof of the following vaccines or immunities are required for your participation in the clinical portion of the course:

  • Measels, Mumps, & Rubella
  • Proof of a negative TB test
  • Vericella (Chicken Pox)
  • Hepatitis B series
  • Flu shot
  • Also required, is proof of a physical exam within the last year, and a statement from a physician stating that you are physically capable of doing the work of a CNA

The State Exam fee and textbook are included in the cost of the course. Students are responsible for buying their own uniforms & shoes. After interviews are held and an individual is accepted into the program, payment for the course must be made in full by the first class. UTC does not offer financial assistance or payment plans.

PLEASE NOTE:

A State Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check is conducted on each applicant. Convictions for Class A, B, or C felonies within the last 10 years are ineligible for employment as a CNA in the state of Maine. If the Class A, B, or C felony is older than 10 years it is possible to be hired as a CNA in Maine, however, the charge will remain on your record at the CNA Registry for life. Please consider this when you apply for admission.

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

$975

with Gloria Barker, Lewiston Adult Education

Jun 2, 2015 at 1 pm, runs for 10 weeks
If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the medical field, this course will provide you with the skills and experience to be Maine State Certified as a Nursing Assistant. Nurse’s aide skills will be taught in an interactive classroom setting and a two-week clinical experience will follow. The course will focus on nursing theory and application, including basic anatomy, physiology, and clinical performance. Students can only be admitted to the program after a successful interview with the course instructor. Applicants are strongly encouraged to job shadow a CNA before interviewing. All candidates must take the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) before they can be considered for the program. Interviews and CASAS testing will be held May 19th and May 21st, beginning at 4:00 p.m.; please call to make an appointment. All registrations must be made in person. Full payment is due before the first class. Prerequisites: HS diploma, GED, CASAS test, and interview. Before a student can begin the clinical phase of the program, they must produce documentation of a recent medical physical examination conducted and signed by a physician as well as the following vaccinations: Hep B1, MMR, Tetanus, Chicken Pox, TB. Fee for Background Check is nonrefundable.

CASAS Test, Interview





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