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Mushrooms, Edible and Medicinal of New England - 11.18.20

$29

with David Spahr, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 18, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about using wild mushrooms. The various mushrooms are like vegetables. They have different flavors and widely varying textures, colors, moisture content and water absorbency. Hence, the various species respond to cooking processes differently. We will learn about matching mushroom species to cooking techniques. Also discussed will be the appropriate foods and wines to match with wild mushrooms and which species may be mixed together in a recipe.

Making Healing Salves Using Plants in Your Garden

$19

with Jacinda Martinez, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 19, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

You will learn how to make calendula salve, a beeswax and oil-based hand moisturizer, using calendula flowers and other natural and safe ingredients. There will also be a presentation on medicinal flowers where you will have a template for planting a happy medicinal flower patch in your own garden. You will walk away with a tin of salve, two lip balms and a bag of Calendula seeds. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class.

American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric Dec.
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American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric Dec.

$98

with Judy Emch, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Dec 5, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

In this one-day training, participants will learn to recognize and provide care for persons of all ages who have experienced a sudden illness or injury until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over. Following current Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines, students will learn to recognize a heart attack and what do in this situation, including providing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn to recognize stroke, breathing emergencies, and how to treat burns. Additional skills include caring for choking adults, children and infants, and controlling bleeding, as well as checking responsive persons. Certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education. This is a Saturday class.

 

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention - Advanced

$60

with Dennis Fallo, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 17, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

ADVANCED

This class is designed to "flip" from onsite to remote, should we need to close our buildings.

Sun style Tai Chi designed for folks who have completed and are comfortable with the first 12 lessons of the Basic Core Movements and the Extension Movements.  This innovative program, designed by Dr. Paul Lam, is for studnets who are looking for a more challenging set to complete the Tai Chi for Arthritis Program.  Please wear loose clothing and flat-bottom footwear suitable for exercise.  Pre-requisite:  Basic Core Movements and Extension Movements.

Certified Medical Assistant
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Certified Medical Assistant

$4,000

with Spruce Mountain Adult Education

In partnership with Franklin Memorial Hospital, AHEC, and the Academy of Medical Professions, Spruce Mountain Adult & Community Education is facilitating an all-inclusive sixteen-week certification course.  This class will set you on the path for local employment and the beginning of a successful medical career. 

Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative, technical and scientific duties.  Must have quality human relations skills, too.  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 classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience.  Practicum will be performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification.  Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. 

$4,000 includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Initial job shadow and externships available through Franklin Memorial Hospital.  

Payment plans, scholarships and payment through our local career center may be available for you!  

New Classes will start in November 2019

Call us for more information today! 897-6406.

Cooking Your Way
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Cooking Your Way

Free

with Deb Barnett, RSU#12 Adult Education

Cooking your Way is a distanced learning class provided by The University of Maine Cooperative Extension. It is a fun. interactive series with there zoom workshops and three independent online classes. We will help you make healthier versions of your favorites! All sessions are online, class topics are session 1- Get cooking Healthier recipe ideas, Class 2- Saving money at the store a virtual tour and you receive a $10 dollar gift certificate and recipe book session 3- Celebrate- Creating favorite family foods by reducing fats, sugars, and salt. Individual topics are MyPlate, Smart Snacking, and Keeping your food Safe. This program is free to WIC, SNAP, Seniors, families that receive free or reduced rate lunch, folks with limited income due to job loss or lay off. Registration is required by email or call Deborah. Barnett@maine.edu or calling 207 622-7546 This is for residents of Kennebec and Waldo counties. Date will be announced when you contact Deb.
Human Anatomy & Physiology
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Human Anatomy & Physiology

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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

This six-week online course begins with an explanation of the nature of matter and a review of the principles of chemistry that are important to human physiology. We'll place an emphasis on the organization of the human body and the differences between nonliving matter and living organisms. We'll also cover cell anatomy and physiology because all life processes are ultimately carried out at the cellular level. You'll also learn principles of genetics and gain an understanding of how traits are passed from one generation to the next.

To register or for more details visit:

https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/human-anatomy-and-physiology?tab=detail

Medical Terminolgy
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Medical Terminolgy

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with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education

When looking to break into the healthcare industry, one of the most difficult parts of the learning curve is understanding all of the language within the field. In this program, you will not only learn and understand the medical terms themselves, but also their application, making you a valuable asset to a healthcare team.

What sets this program apart from other courses or programs? We’ve partnered with the Stanford Research Institute to integrate new tech into your program. You’ll interact with voice analysis software that will help you practice the pronunciation of terms. What’s more, the software will provide you with a recording and confidence score, to let you know how close or far you are from saying the terms correctly.

To register or for more details visit:

https://careertraining.ed2go.com/kae/training-programs/medical-terminology-course?Category=health-and-fitness-medical





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