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Certified Nursing Assistant
with Beth Boutot, Bangor Adult & Community Education
This is a great class for entry level employment in the medical field. Bangor Adult & Community Education holds C.N.A. classes at various times throughout the year. Call 207.992.5522 for information about upcoming classes.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
with Jennifer McIntire, Central Lincoln County Adult Education
CLC Adult Education and LincolnHealth co-sponsor a FREE 180-hour minimum Certified Nursing Assistant training course. This CNA program is open to all adults by application only. Successful graduates are eligible to work in many areas of the healthcare field. The August class is closed but a new class will be starting January, 2021. The course is open to all adults by application and interview process. Applications will be available in November. You may call LincolnHealth Education (563-4540) to have an application packet sent to you. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED/HiSET in order to be considered for the course.
*** CNA Paid Apprenticeship Program ***
(Subject to availability)
“Earn while you Learn”
LincolnHealth/CLC Adult Education and Midcoast School of Technology are offering an “Earn while you Learn” opportunity. Through a paid apprentice program, you can earn money for your CNA training with an expected commitment to work in a Long Term Care setting for 18 months. An application and interview are required to be considered for this program. A limited number of applicants are accepted. To receive an application or more information please call LincolnHealth Education at 563-4540, or Pen Bay Medical Center Education at 921-8440.
CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE (CRMA)
This is a 40 hour course with 5 training sessions. Participants will learn safe medication administration procedures, vital signs, transcribing physicians’ orders, and how to document on a MAR (Medication Administration Record). Upon completion of this 40 hour medication course, participants will be able to administer medications in accordance with Maine’s regulations. Under the guidance of an RN Educator, each participant will be required to complete a clinical MAR in a licensed facility on 3 different residents to be eligible for certification.
*Recertification is required every 2 years
Call Franklin County Adult Education if you are interested, at 207-778-3460
Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate
with Academy of Medical Professions, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education
All-inclusive 16-week certification course: Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medicaloffice tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality humanrelations skills. Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples,administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient’s history,and assisting physicians during examinations. Our program provides virtual reality style classroomwork as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience. Practicals are performedduring the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass theNational Certification. Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (ClinicalCertified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA . $3200 includes nationalcertification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all otherassociated fees. Externships may be available in your area. Payment plans are available.
CNA Certified Nursing Assistant
with David Allen Clark, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
Through a collaboration with Windward Gardens in Camden and Harbor Hill in Belfast, both owned and operated by Genesis Healthcare Corporation, you can earn while you learn.
This comprehensive blended five-week training program meets all requirements of the Maine State Board of Nursing and will have you secured into a position before starting.
Students without a high school diploma, or those who have been out of school for a while, are encouraged to apply. Academic training and support is provided.
Student Tuition: FREE for accepted applicants
Days/Time: Full day classes, 5 days per week, five weeks
Portions of this course are completed by remote lectures. Access to a computer with camera and microphone plus internet is required.
To complete the entrance exam and for additional information: Call the Adult Education office (207)236-7800, option 5
College and Career Readiness
with Holly Thayer, Bangor Adult & Community Education
Are you considering going back to school to earn a post-secondary degree? We can help you make the transition! We offer advising services, college and career exploration, and placement testing. Please call 207.941.6315 to schedule an appointment.
Computer Basics - Introduction
with Ann Sargent, Ellsworth Adult Education
In collaboration with Northstar Digital Literacy, we offer a comprehensive assessment that will let you know if you have the computer skills needed to be successful in school, work and at home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either with a class or with personalized online lessons you can do from your own home! Face to face online and in person options available. Ongoing enrollment.
When you register for this class, you will receive a phone call so we can schedule a meeting.
Creating WordPress Websites
with Richard Mansfield, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites—without any coding! WordPress is the world's most popular content management system, powering more than 34 percent of all sites on the Internet. WordPress is an easy-to-use solution that will help you put your site on the web in far less time than by coding, and at a much lower cost than hiring a professional.
In these lessons, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress.org site and blog. You'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features. You'll discover the ease of using WordPress design themes to express your creativity, and you'll see how much fun it is to be part of the vibrant WordPress online community.
In addition to mastering the technical elements of WordPress, you'll learn how to organize a blog or website, create appealing content, keep your site secure, and achieve better positions on search engine results pages. By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently use WordPress to create a blog or a personal, business, or organizational website.
The WordPress.org version covered in this class is the platform the pros use. While it normally requires a paid hosting account, this course includes a free SiteGround hosting account for three months, along with a private place on the web for practice.
This course has rolling start dates. Click here to view dates, read the syllabus and instructor information, and register.