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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 (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

Group Fitness & Personal Training with AFAA/NASM Certifications
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Group Fitness & Personal Training with AFAA/NASM Certifications

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professions, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Looking for a new career?  Interested in changing lives of those around you?  How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out?  This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer.  Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA.  The program is all-inclusive.  You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other.  Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks.  All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams. 

$1500 each, or $3000 for both certifications.

10 weeks each, with open enrollment.

Call our Adult Education office for more information.





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