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EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)
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EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)

$1,300

with Carol Pillsbury, Franklin County Adult Education

The Emergency Medical Technician program provides students with necessary skills to respond to emergency calls, to provide efficient and immediate care to critically injured persons, and to transport patients to a medical facility. Students receive instruction in anatomy and physiology and patient assessment. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam for Emergency Medical Technicians. The course includes a 12-hour clinical rotation in an emergency department and a 12-hour ride-along with an ambulance service. 

If you are interested please contact the Franklin County Adult Education at 207-778-3460.

Excel Advanced Skills: online, start anytime
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Excel Advanced Skills: online, start anytime

$79

with MindEdge Learning, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Important: You must register online for this class thru Mindedge Learning at catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough/categories/69

Self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere and available on mobile.

This course is designed for the learner who already has a solid understanding of Excel’s basic tools and functions. The course teaches learners some of the more advanced skills and features available in Excel, which may be useful in data analysis. These skills include style templates, conditional formatting, data validation, data manipulation, and pivot tables.

Estimated length: 3 hours

Access time: 90 days

.3 CEUs 

Cost: $79 / online

Note: You must register online for this class through Mindedge Learning at catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Computer Applications

Excel Basics: online, start anytime
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Excel Basics: online, start anytime

$79

with MindEdge Learning, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

Important: You must register online for this class thru Mindedge Learning at catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere and available on mobile.

Microsoft’s Excel is a powerful spreadsheet software to organize and manage data related to business operations. This course focuses on mastering the fundamental tasks performed in Excel, including data entry, basic formula calculations, formatting and style operations.

Estimated length: 3 hours

Access time: 90 days

.3 CEUs I 3 PDUs 

Cost: $79 / online

Important: You must register online for this class thru Mindedge Learning at catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Computer Applications

Explore a Career in Medical Writing ONLINE
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Explore a Career in Medical Writing ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Take your first step toward a lucrative and rewarding career as a medical writer; no specialized or advanced degrees required! In this course, you'll learn about the different types of medical writing that you can do, how to break into and succeed in this industry, and how to write effectively on medical topics, whether you're writing for healthcare providers, patients, or regulatory organizations like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

 

We'll examine the various types of writing that you can do, from producing technical pieces like abstracts and regulatory documentation to writing breezier items like medical news stories and patient education materials. You'll gain insights about what goes into putting together a solid and compelling article, regardless of what you're writing about or who you're writing for. Along the way, we'll review how to consider your audience and construct an outline that addresses your audience's informational needs. You'll also learn how to keep your writing free of medical jargon and common grammatical errors, while ensuring the scientific integrity of your work.

 

Throughout the lessons, you'll discover lots of invaluable tools and technologies that can make your life as a medical writer easier. We'll examine informational resources, productivity tools, marketing resources, devices, and software, and we'll review how to use them optimally to achieve your goals. You'll also discover numerous tips and tricks that can help set you apart from others in the field and enable you to keep your career momentum going. And of course, you'll master key medical and statistical terms that you'll need to know.

 

The knowledge you'll gain in this course will give you the foundation and confidence you need to work for almost anyone as a medical writer, whether your goal is to find permanent employment with a company or to work as a freelancer from the comfort of your own home.

 

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/explore-career-in-medical-writing?tab=detail

 

 

Fantastic Photo Finishes - Organize & Edit Images With Your iPhone/iPad Photos App

$35

with Boomer Tech, Bangor Adult & Community Education

This course is a step-by-step guide to organizing and editing images in your Photos App. It is packed with easy-to-follow videos that explain and demonstrate how to use your iPhone/iPad Photos App. This course is made for you if you want to learn to use your Photos App or significantly upgrade your skills and abilities in editing and organizing your photos. You will learn how to navigate the Photos App, using the four major tabs—Photos, For You, Albums, and Search. You will also learn to edit photos, create slideshows of your best images, use the search feature to find photos, and use editing apps. In addition to the step-by-step instructions, we offer inspiring photos to illustrate the editing tips and suggestions in the instructional videos. 

BoomerTECH online courses are fully asynchronous, online courses that students complete on their own time and at their own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The three instructors provide personalized support for the class via email and/or online chat.

Instructor Bios: BoomerTECH Adventures began in 2014 by three friends and colleagues, all former educators who have worked with adults and technology for more than 100 years (collectively)! We provide expert guidance and personalized resources to develop competence and confidence using Apple devices.

Ed Brazee, tennis player, runner, “refocused” professor & editor, consultant, and author.

Jill Spencer, traveler, enthusiastic gardener and photographer, middle school teacher, international consultant, and author.

Chris Toy, chef, YouTube cooking sensation, long-distance biker, school principal, international consultant, and author.

Fantastic Photo Finishes-Organize & Edit Images with Your iPhone / iPad Photos App (Online)

$39

with Ed Brazee, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

This is a natural follow-up to the Taking Awesome Pictures with Your iPhone / iPad Camera, but is a stand-alone course as well. The focus of this course is on editing images as well as knowing how to organize images and video on iPhones and iPads. Other areas of focus include using the “For You” section (ready-made slide shows), as well as creating, using and sharing albums. 

CLC Adult Education is pleased to partner with BoomerTech Adventures to offer fully asychronous online courses students can complete on their own time and at their own speed. Each course is a PDF booklet with information about the class, instructions for using the class, and the content of the class (videos and articles). The three instructors provide personalized support for each class via email and / or online chat. The recommended time for each course is one month with 1 to 2 hours of work a week. Tech requirements for each course are a strong internet connection (or access to one) and a computer, or tablet, or smartphone to access videos and articles.

Grammar Refresher
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Grammar Refresher

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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

The key to effective writing and speaking is English grammar.  Whether you are just now learning the basics of grammar or if you need a refresher, this course will help you develop the foundational skills you need.  In this course, you’ll explore the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, foundational sentence construction, and we’ll even get into the details of phrases, clauses, problem words, common grammar mistakes, and much more! An instructor will guide you every step of the way as you learn grammar through hands-on, practical exercises.  You’ll also learn through short videos, examples, and even fun games.  Take your writing and speaking to the next level of excellence!

To register or for more details visit:

https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/grammar-refresher?tab=detail





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