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Pharmacy Technician Training Application

Free

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 22, 2020

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  The cost for this training is $2050. We will discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this program any time! Pharmacy Technician Info Packet

This 14-week program prepares you to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. You will also receive a Certificate of Completion through the Academy of Medical Professions.   This program is active for ONE YEAR from date the of the Student’s activation, this allows you the time to successfully complete the program and to review up until the day you sit for the National Certification Exam.

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. 

As a certified Pharmacy Technician, you will be helping the Licensed Pharmacist with all the necessary day-to-day services that the Pharmacy provides. Everything from preparing medications to answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking requests for refilling of medications, and much more.  You are an assistant to the pharmacist.

Talk about job security!! This is a growing field with high demand and great salaries.  You can work for places such as:  Pharmacies at Hospitals, Independent Pharmacies, and retail chains like Wal-Mart and Walgreens.  There are so many possibilities.

Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential in this field.  You must have the ability to learn and retain procedural processes and apply them quickly and accurately.  Most places do require flexibility of hours some might ask for:  nights, weekends, or holidays depending on where you work and for whom you work.

You will be working one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician instructor as you go through your weekly assignments.  She is always available and is in constant contact with you as you progress through the program.

 

Certificate in Gerontology
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Certificate in Gerontology

$150

with Ed2Go.com/yace ., York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020

The Certificate in Gerontology represents a specialization in the field of gerontology. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of individuals who work with or care for older adults by providing an educational experience that is multidisciplinary in nature. The demand for knowledgeable providers to meet the needs of this population is dramatically increasing, new jobs are being developed, and new services created. Individuals who work with the older population will need continuing professional education to gain a broad understanding of the field of gerontology and healthy aging and to stay current with emerging trends such as mental health, abuse, pain assessment and management, sleep, disorders of communication, and dementias (including Alzheimer's disease).

The outcome of this course is for the learner to describe topics in gerontology including Alzheimer's disease, death and dying, elder abuse, healthy aging, mental health, sleep disorders, and pain management. (25 contact hours)

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Contact Tracer Certification Course
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Contact Tracer Certification Course

$299

with LERN Partnership, York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Oct 14, 2020

LINK TO REGISTER HERE:  Contact Tracer Certification Course Registration

According to the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center, at least 44 states and the District of Columbia have begun expanding their contact tracing workforce. To help meet the need for training for contact tracers, we are offering this course, based on CDC and public health guidelines.This contact tracer training will provide you with a skill which is in demand on the job market. While taking this training does not guarantee that you will become employed as a contact tracer, the information and skills you learn in the course will provide you with skills necessary to be considered for employment.

Length (in hours): 16

Price in USD $299.00

This Contact Tracing Training course is a one-month online course to train people to get a job as a contact tracer.  

Some FAQs: 

Q. What will individuals be able to do after completing the training?

A. Successful completion will make the individual eligible for employment in a high-demand area. Preliminary reports suggest that 30 contact tracers per 100,000 residents are needed to help prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Q. Will this training be useful after the pandemic is under control?

A.  Yes. Contract tracers are always in demand. There is a need for this work whenever there are outbreaks of illness such as measles, smallpox, flu and other illnesses spread by person-to-person contact. The need is particularly high now due to COVID.

Q. How was the curriculum and training developed?

A.  The curriculum is aligned to specific training guidelines per the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC guidelines are carefully monitored and adjustments are made to training as necessary when there are changes or updates in the CDC guidelines.

LINK TO REGISTER HERE:  Contact Tracer Certification Course Registration

Start Dates of Classes:

- Monday, January 4, 2021 to Friday, January 29, 2021

- Monday, February 1, 2021 to Friday, February 26, 2021

- Monday, March 1, 2021 to Friday, March 26, 2021

- Monday, April 5, 2021 to Friday, April 30, 2021

- Monday, May 3, 2021 to Friday, May 28, 2021

- Monday, June 7, 2021 to Friday, July 2, 2021

- Tuesday, July 6, 2021 to Friday, July 30, 2021

- Monday, August 2, 2021 to Friday, August 27, 2021

- Tuesday, September 7, 2021 to Friday, October 1, 2021

- Monday, October 4, 2021 to Friday, October 29, 2021

- Monday, November 1, 2021 to Friday, November 26, 2021

- Monday, December 6, 2021 to Friday, December 31, 2021 

LINK TO REGISTER HERE:  Contact Tracer Certification Course Registration

Behavioral Health Professional Certification  Training
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Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

$25

with Woodfords Family Services, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 1, 2020

Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

Our communities are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.

Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s children with intellectual disabilities, autism, and mental health disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.

We are excited to connect our communities with Woodfords Family Services for this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a waitlist for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.

You will complete 12 online modules then two 4-hour live sessions.

Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online bloodborne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications.

The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours.

Assistance with job placement is provided to anyone who completes the program.

Assistance with technology may be available.

 

Prerequisites:

A high school diploma or equivalency. Proof of education is required.

Must be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course.

An administration fee of $25 is required at registration.

A reading comprehension assessment is required prior to completing the application, administered through your local Maine Adult Education program. This requirement may be waived by showing successful completion of a college-level English course.

Medical Transcription Certificate Program
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Medical Transcription Certificate Program

$2,650

with Academy of Medical Professions, RSU #3 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 1, 2020 , runs for 16 weeks

Medical transcription is a desired field for most people trying to work at home. Strong typing, computer, and English grammar skills are essential.   Medical terminology, formats, rules and regulations, jobs, calculation of pay, confidentiality, FTP, and tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books are provided with the course fee.  Classes are once a week for 16-weeks with a completion of 16 weeks to 6 month options.  This is a State Certified Program and you will receive a Certificate of Completion and Letter of Recommendation upon graduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program.  Course includes medical terminology, Anatomy & physiology and transcription.  $2650, includes everything for the course and the field.   TO REGISTER OR PAYMENT PLANS CALL:  866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or www. academyofmedicalprofessions.com  

Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training
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Behavioral Health Professional Certification Training

$25

with Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Dec 19, 2020

Note: 

This program requires in person registration and assessment testing. Please call to set up an intake appointment. 207-453-4200, ext. 3114.

Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.

Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great!

As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.

We are excited to connect our community to this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to help children who are receiving Behavior Health services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.

You will complete 12 online modules then 3 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training.  Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Registration is ongoing till June 30, 2021.

Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

The administration fee of $25.

See Blended Learning Curriculum at Woodfords Family Service for more information.

Call today for a registration appointment at 453-4200 ext. 3114.

ed2go: Career Training Programs
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ed2go: Career Training Programs

Price not
available

with Lawrence Adult Education

Calendar Dec 25, 2020

THESE ONLINE CAREER TRAINING CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS MAY BE AVAILABLE AT NO COST TO QUALIFYING STUDENTS* THROUGH MAINE CAREERCENTER. IF YOU ARE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED, CALL US FOR DETAILS TODAY! 453-4200, EXT. 3114.

CBCS Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included) $2,695 (GES149)

This nationally recognized program combines the Administrative Medical Specialist program with training in medical billing and coding and medical terminology to give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field. 500 hours - 12 months National Certifications: Included, NHA’s CBCS, CMAA CBCS

Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included) $2,195 (GES124)

This nationally recognized program combines the Medical Billing and Coding program with 60 HRS of medical terminology training to give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field. 340 hours - 12 months National Certifications: Included, NHA’s CBCS

Clinical Dental Assistant $1,995 (GED121)

The Clinical Dental Assistant Online Training Program will provide you with the skills you need to become a dental assistant. After you’ve completed this program, you’ll be ready to pursue certification as a dental assistant by passing the radiology and infection control portions of the Dental Assisting National Board examination. 240 hours - 6 months , National Certifications: Yes, portions of DANB

CPC Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included) $3,195 (GES148)

This Administrative Medical Specialist program with training in medical billing and coding will give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field. 500 hours - 12 months, National Certifications: Included,CPC (AAPC), CMAA (NHA)

CPC Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included) $2,695 (GES145)

CPC Medical Billing and Coding is an ideal program for students new to a medical career. If you’re seeking entry into the healthcare industry, this comprehensive program will provide you with all of the information you need to earn a certification in medical billing and coding. 340 hours - 12 months, National Certifications: Included, CPC (AAPC)

CompTIA™ A+ Certification Training (Voucher Included) $1,995 (GES328)

CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for validating the skills of entry-level computer technicians. It opens the door to an exciting career in computer technology, and ed2gos online program makes training convenient and interactive. 290 hours - 6 months, National Certifications: CompTIA A+

CompTIA™ Certification Training: A+, Network+, Security+ (Vouchers Included) $3,995 (GES327)

CompTIA Certification Training: A+, Network+, Security+ provides a comprehensive foundation for IT professionals, incorporating CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Security+ specific training, and prepares you for the corresponding industry exams that are desirable for IT professionals. 480 hours - 12 months National Certifications: CompTIAA+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+

HVAC/R Certified Technician (Voucher Included) $3,795 (GES793)

The HVACR Certified Technician program is a comprehensive online training that encompasses heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. 265 hours - 60 days, module | 12 months, National Certifications: HVAC

NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Exam Preparation (Voucher Included) $1,295 (GES146)

This online program will help you pass the NASM exam and earn your NASM Certified Personal Trainer certification, one of the most respected certifications in the fitness industry. 80 hours - 6 months, National Certifications: NCCA accredited NASM CPT Personal Trainer Exam

Paralegal (Voucher Included) $2,195 (GES270)

In this program you will prepare you to become a legal secretary or paralegal and to take the Certified Paralegal certification exam. 300 hours - 12 months National Certifications: Certified Paralegal

Pharmacy Technician (Voucher Included) $2,495 (GES117)

Pharmacy technicians support licensed pharmacists in providing health care to patients. Train to enter this rapidly growing field with this respected online program. 400 hours - 12 months, National Certifications: PTCB exam

*Qualifying Particpant through CareerCenter = unemployed or underemployed, must have high school diploma or equivalent, must pass the CASAS reading and math assessment with a score of 220 or over, and must complete the Maine Joblink.

For more information and a listing of all available programs visit:

https://careertraining.ed2go.com/sad49

Many other programs available.

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program - CCMA Interest List

Free

with Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2021

For more information about our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program, please register here and we will contact you!  This is an interest list.

For students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program trains students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Includes hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

Class location and schedules vary.





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