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Pharmacy Technician with PTCB Certification
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Pharmacy Technician with PTCB Certification


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

Work One-On-One with a Pharmacy Technician Trainer and entirely online with support from a Pharmacy Technician and Trainer.  The Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in health care today.  In this course, you will learn everything from the role of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam.  You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage and more of hundreds of drugs.  You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures.  You will be ready to pass your PTCB national certification included in cost.

Open enrollment. Payment plans are available. Call the Adult Education office for more information.

Phlebotomy Technician
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Phlebotomy Technician


with Chris Connor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

We do not have a date yet for our next class, but will update this page when we do.

The Phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team who obtains a patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro collection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists are employed across the healthcare system. Classroom and clinical experience at Bridgton Hospital includes medical terminology, blood collection, procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Learners must produce documentation of a recent medical physical examination conducted and signed by a physician, and the following vaccinations: Hepatitis B, MMR, Tetanus, Varicella, and TB.

Class includes the National Healthcareer Association’s Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam.

Class size is limited.

To enroll, email tricia.lafontaine@lakeregionschools. org

or call our office.

An orientation session will be scheduled prior to class start date.

Instructor: Christopher Connor


12-week session Location:

Lake Region Adult Ed., Naples

Fee: $700 Students are responsible for purchasing books for this course.                


If you have any questions, please call 627-4291 for more information. 


Phlebotomy with CPT Certification
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Phlebotomy with CPT Certification

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with Academy of Medical Professions, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Become Nationally Certified in 10 weeks as a Phlebotomy Technician byprofessionals in the industry. Our course is all-inclusive, and in-depth, youwill be able to Perform basic phlebotomy procedures, Evaluate patients forability to withstand venipuncture procedure, Explain the venipunctureprocedure and answer patient questions, Perform basic point of care testing,such as blood glucose levels on patients, Prepare blood, urine, and other bodyfluid specimens for testing according to established standards. $2,400includes national certification, books, resume and job assistance. Paymentplans available. Call Academy of Medical Professions toll free 866-516-8274or 207-721-0714 or email

Quickbooks 2019 Series
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Quickbooks 2019 Series


with Scott Paxton, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Understanding QuickBooks is one of the top skills a small business owner needs to successfully run their business. If you are a busy professional that wants to oversee your bookkeeping and accounting, the QuickBooks 2019 Series will teach you how to use this popular accounting software.

Introduction to QuickBooks 2019

The introductory course will teach you the basics of QuickBooks 2019. You will learn how to reconcile accounts, enter and pay bills, track inventory, and generate reports. By course completion, you will know how to automate several common bookkeeping tasks, and ultimately streamline your business.

Intermediate QuickBooks 2019

Many experienced QuickBooks users often struggle when applying certain business situations to QuickBooks. The Intermediate course will teach you more in-depth features and applications, which is ideal if your business is growing. It is designed for those QuickBooks users that have a firm understanding of the basics, or those that successfully completed the Introduction to QuickBooks course.

These courses must be taken on a PC device. A Mac OS is not compatible.

This course has rolling start dates.  Click here to view dates, read the syllabus and instructor information, and register.


Quickbooks Classes
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Quickbooks Classes

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with ed2go Online, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Ed2go offers a wide variety of 6-week, online classes. Most classes are $149 and are self-paced. This link takes you to their Quickbooks class options where you will register and pay. (This is not an MDI Adult Ed class.)

Improve your job prospects with a certificate that employers will recognize.

QuickBooks is the top accounting software for small- and mid-sized businesses, and it's easy to see why. It's economical, yet powerful; it's easy to use, yet customizable, with lots of useful functions for those who know where to look. When you enroll in a QuickBooks program, you gain bookkeeping and accounting skills that will increase your marketability and help you stay a step ahead in this fast-paced field. Plus, with ed2go's convenient online format, you can learn QuickBooks at home on your personal computer. Our comprehensive course will teach you bookkeeping and accounting concepts so you can master every aspect of the QuickBooks accounting software. Learn how to solve common QuickBooks problems and use more advanced features that will help you streamline your work and get results. From depreciation and payroll, to accounts payable and receivable, inventory, and reporting, you can be confident you'll have all the skills you need to work as a bookkeeper, clerk, or accountant. Add QuickBooks Pro to your resume and start down the path to small business success.

Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma
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Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma


with MindEdge Learning, Scarborough Adult Learning Center

For more info and/or to register visit MindEdge Learning at

Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma are management approaches designed to improve quality of products or services and to minimize variation and waste. MindEdge offers training and certification for the three major levels of Six Sigma involvement within an organization, Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt. The courses are designed to simplify the content so you can pass exams on the first try. Throughout the courses, learners will be tested on their understanding and comprehension of course topics through exercises, interactive games, and case study assignments. Modules include comprehensive quizzes and tests that learners can use to gauge their understanding and prepare for the exam at the course end.

The following Six Sigma & Lean Courses are available bundled or alone: 

• Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Prep Course and Exam

• Six Sigma Green Belt Prep Course and Exam 

• Six Sigma Yellow Belt Prep Course and Exam 

• Six Sigma Black Belt Prep Course and Exam 

• Lean Basics & Six Sigma Basics

• Recertification Exam – Green & Yellow 

For more information visit:

Six Sigma & Lean

Social Media for Business Certificate
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Social Media for Business Certificate


with Nicole Siscaretti Doyle, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Get in on this exciting and growing way to communicate, market, and serve your customers and clients. For businesses, nonprofits, government, and other organizations. Learn how social networks are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. From Facebook to Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more, discover the new principles of communication, how these social networks work, and the uses for your organization. Whether you are new to social networks or already involved, you will come away with practical, how-to techniques to integrate social networks into your organization.

3 one-month courses

Introduction to Social Media

begins 9/8/2020 $195

Marketing Using Social Media

begins 10/5/2020 $195

Integrating Social Media in Your Organization

begins 11/2/2020 $195

SAVE! 48 hours    $495 for all three courses & certificate

New! This Certificate is also offered in a Self-Study Format. Start anytime, end anytime.

Start a Business
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Start a Business


with Sarah Joy Chaples, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

New Ventures Maine can help you with your business!

Usually we hold some of these classes in-person at adult ed but this year they are all online.

New Ventures Maine (NVME) can help you:

Research your idea-can you do it? Is it worth it? Can it bring the necessary rewards?

Get organized and put a plan together.

Turn your dream into reality.

Core classes include:

Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs

Business Basics

Introduction to Self-Employment

Other resources include:

FDA matched savings for business

A three-step guide to planning a business

The Maine SBDC for business counseling and assistance


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