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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course
with Jeremy Damren/ Josh Wheeler, Maranacook Adult Education
Offered by Atlantic Partners EMS
This course prepares ambulance and rescue personnel, police officers, and fire fighters for administering out-of-hospital emergency medical care. The laboratory component provides practice in patient assessment, airway management, CPR, automatic external defibrillation, oxygen delivery, dressings and hemorrhage control, splinting, spinal immobilization, childbirth, lifting and moving patients, and extrication.
This course includes clinical experience in a hospital emergency department and/or ambulance service. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the State EMT-Basic Licensure Exams. 5.5 credit hours, 117 contact hours, 16 clinical hours.
Instructors: Jeremy Damren & Josh Wheeler
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-9:30 pm
January 27 through May 11, 2020
To register, call Cyndie Dougan - 974-4880
PRE-CNA class in Collaboration with Westbrook Adult Education
To register for this class contact Westbrook Adult Education at:
This class is designed to prepare students either for whom English is not their first language and/or need to increase their CASAS reading score in order to be eligible for a CNA class. We will concentrate on learning terminology you will need to be successful in the healthcare field and to understand and follow basic care plans for long-term care residents. If you need English help we will assist with tutoring but our objective is to move through the class at a slower pace with the goal of preparing the student for the full CNA class and work in healthcare.
Dates: January 27- March 25
You may be eligible for financial assistance for this class either through the Career Center or your employer.
Substitute Teaching Training
with Paulette Bonneau, Biddeford Adult Education
Substitute teaching can be a challenging, yet highly rewarding job. Although it takes a lot of enthusiasm and hard work, you can build a set of skills that will help you become an expert substitute teacher. If you’re looking for job flexibility, days full of fun and variety, and enjoy investing in students—then substitute teaching may be for you!
You should plan on investing several hours in preparing to become a substitute teacher. School districts will often require trainings, orientation sessions, and tests to ensure that prospective substitute teachers are ready for the classroom. Although each district may have specific requirements, we will walk you through the most common requirements for substitute teachers.
Be a Hero - Be a Foster or Adoptive Parent - Section I
with Stephanie Eklund, Windham/Raymond Adult Education
Did you know that YOU could be the life-changing person for a child here in Maine? Yes, YOU can become a foster or adoptive parent! Come learn about what it means to be a foster/adoptive parent and the different ways you can help Maine children. There is a special need for people who can care for infants, sibling groups, and adolescents, while also supporting the reunification process. There are also over 100 children waiting to find a forever family. Join us for this informational meeting and take that very first step to becoming a resource family.
Instructor: Stephanie Eklund
Section I: Monday, 1/27, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: Windham High School - Room 124
OFFICE COMMUNICATIONS I
with Monique Roy, Augusta Adult and Community Education
In this course, students will review the basics of writing concepts as well as verbal and interpersonal communications. Grammar, punctuation, different styles of writing used in the office settings including emails, formal letters and notes will all be addressed. This course may be used toward the Office Certificate Program.
Android Smartphone/Tablet 101
with Brian Speck, Bangor Adult & Community Education
Get the most out of your android smartphone or tablet. We can help set up your phone so it works for you. Whatever your hobbies or your job, there are applications to help make your life easier. Learn about what your device can truly do. We can demonstrate how to do it as well as show you. We can demonstrate ways to make your smarthone or tablet easier to use and customize it to fit your needs better. Whether you’re looking for a device, looking to learn more about your device or want to learn more about applications please come in and see us and we can answer all your questions.
Cyber Safety - Security for All Internet Users
with Chris Nolan, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
Scammers and schemers are organized, and they are actively targeting you. Learn about the tricks and tactics they use to gain your personal information and access to your finances. You will see they are VERY organized and VERY good at what they do. How do you or your elderly parent avoid becoming victims of their schemes? It all starts with gaining the knowledge and awareness of the practices to stay safe. What do you do if you have been breached by their schemes? In this information session, you will learn about common scenarios that are used to “get” your precious information, and, most importantly, you’ll learn how to spot them immediately, avoid falling into their traps, and take action if you realize you have been a victim.