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Beacon Hospice Volunteer


with Herlihy Kelly, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Sep 14, 2015 at 5:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer.  This FREE 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their famalies.  Led by the volunteer corrdinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families.  You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care.  Once you complete the course, you decide how best how to srve the hospice community.  Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient's demise, it about their LIVING!!!!!!!

This class will start Monday September 14th  at 5:30pm-8:30pm


Tuesday September 15th 12pm-3pm.  

Minimum of 2 students & Maximum of 20 students 


Biology with Lab


with Vanessa Richards, Ellsworth Adult Education

Aug 18, 2015 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

This credited course presents the major biological principles including biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, classification of organisms, and more. Students will experience the process of science by conducting experiments, collecting and analyzing data, and forming and reporting conclusions in a scientifically written format. Laboratory investigations are correlated with the learning materials and form an integral part of the course.

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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 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


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Certified Nursing Assistant


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 and return it to the adult education office or call 729-7323 to have an application mailed to you.


Certified Nursing Assistant


with IDA HALL, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Jul 16, 2015 at 7 am, runs for 12 weeks

The CNA course is a 200 hour course consisting of classroom, lab and clinical instruction in an area health care facility. This course meets the Maine State Board of Nursing requirements. Successful completion of this course and passing the State of Maine CNA competency exam will qualify an assistant to work in a hospital, rehabilitation facility, clinic, or home health care. A reading assessment is required to show English reading proficiency at the time of the admission interview. An applicant should bring an application, resume, proof of high school completion, and two references to the interview. Upon acceptance to the CNA program, an applicant must have a background check. Classes will be held Thursday and Friday during the day. Candidates for the CNA program need to call us at (207) 626-2470 to set up an appointment for the CASAS Reading Assessment.

Candidates will be given an application packet to complete when they complete the assessment, along with a list of items they will need for the interview.

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)


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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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Fall


with Marcia Campbell, Oxford Hills/Buckfield Adult Education

Sep 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks
This is a Maine State Certified course. The course includes 120 hours of classroom instruction plus 80 hours of clinical practice at local health care facilities. Requirements include a reading test, interview session, physical within the last year, immunization records, and the willingness to dedicate your time to a 14 week commitment. We run two sessions a year, September and January. For more information or to be placed on the waiting list call Donna Kusheba

reading test, interview session, physical within the last year, immunization records, and the willingness to dedicate your time to a 14 week commitment.

Other fees (paid later)
  • Book Fee - $100.00
  • Lab Fee - $100.00

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