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Healthcare Career Exploration Track


with Soni Reese, York Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Sep 3, 2019

The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Maine and is expected to generate the largest number of jobs in Maine between 2016 and 2026. Would you like to explore a career in healthcare/healthcare administration? This track will help you learn about job opportunities and career-planning related to different types of healthcare services in a variety of settings; improve your math, reading, writing, verbal communication, and computer skills tailored for health-care professionals; learn about the social aspects of health and illness; develop the interpersonal, organizational, and soft skills that will help you enter and succeed in a healthcare-related job/career.


CCMA Interest


with Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2020

For more information about our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program, please register here and we will contact you!

140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship

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 extern- ship 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.

Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship

Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included - Board exam is an additional fee)

Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

Academy of Medical Professionals
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Academy of Medical Professionals


with Academy of Medical Professions, RSU16 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 2, 2020 at 9 am

Become NATIONALLY Certified in as little as 10 to 20 weeks! 

• Dental Assisting with RHS certification

• Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA

• Group Fitness and Personal Training (AFAA)

• Medical Coding with CPC Certification

• Medical Office Specialist (CMAA & Billing Certification)

• Medical Transcription Certificate

• Pharmacy Technician with PTCB

For more details about these and other medical professional courses, including payment plans or to register, please contact Academy of Medical Professions at 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714, or visit

Preparing for College or Career


with Timothy McKim, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jan 6, 2020

Maine College Transitions is a complete program that guides you toward your goal. Whether you know exactly what you want or have no idea what you could do, Maine College Transitions is the best place to start.

Maine College Transitions is ready when you are. All you need is the desire to further your education and to have completed, or be working toward, a high school credential (GED or HiSET®). Classes are taught by teachers who want you to succeed. You will be in classes with people like you who want to take the next step.

Hundreds of students who completed Maine College Transitions have gained entrance to trade schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges or universities. If you have a dream and the desire, we have the tools to get you to your goal. We will be there to guide and support you every step of the way.

First step: register online or contact us for an introductory meeting to see if this program is a good fit for you.

Personal Support Specialist
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Personal Support Specialist


with Scarborough Adult Learning Center

This class 60-hour certification class will start in January and will be held at The Landings in Cape Elizabeth, ME   PSS certification is required for direct care workers for certain home care programs and residential care facilities. If you are a PCA crossing over to employment in a residential care facility you must complete the PSS Curriculum. In addition, if you are providing  direct service to residents for at least 20 hours a week in a Level IV residential care facility you must complete this training. 

Anticipated Cost:  $400

Location: The Landing at Cape Elizabeth on:

Jan 28 to Feb 26, weekdays 3-7pm and Saturdays 10am-4 pm

Dates: 1/28, 1/29, 2/1, 2/3, 2/4, 2/5, 2/11, 2/12, 2/15, 2/17, 2/18, 2/19, 2/25, 2/26

Medical Transcription Certificate Winter 2020
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Medical Transcription Certificate Winter 2020


with Amy Catlin, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 16 weeks

From 12/4/19 to 12/31/19 you can access a 10% discount for this class (online registration only).

Upon checkout, click the “Promo Code” tab and enter “Winter 2020” and your 10% discount will be activated!


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,  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. Course fee is $2400 which includes everything for the course and the field.  Payment plans are available.  

Please email for specific information and registration for this class.



Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course -New start date
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course -New start date


with Jeremy Damren/ Josh Wheeler, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Feb 2, 2020 at 5:30 pm

 Offered by Atlantic Partners EMS

This course prepares ambulance and rescue personnel, police officers, and fire fighters for administering out-of-hospital emergency medical care. The laboratory component provides practice in patient assessment, airway management, CPR, automatic external defibrillation, oxygen delivery, dressings and hemorrhage control, splinting, spinal immobilization, childbirth, lifting and moving patients, and extrication.

This course includes clinical experience in a hospital emergency department and/or ambulance service. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the State EMT-Basic Licensure Exams. 5.5 credit hours, 117 contact hours, 16 clinical hours.

Instructors: Jeremy Damren & Josh Wheeler

 Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-9:30  pm

February 2 through May 11, 2020 

Location: PDC

Registration: $911.35

To register, call Cyndie Dougan - 974-4880

Spanish for Medical Professionals


with Network Learning Resources, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 3, 2020

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. NOTE: Students will also need to order an eBook for under $15, or the paperback book version (please see book information below). Book Students will purchase (on their own) McGraw-Hill Education Complete Medical Spanish, 3rd Edition: ISBN-13: 978-0071841887. The eBook version is available at You can also purchase the paperback book version if you wish, available from numerous sources including Amazon. Cristina Sempe, instructor.

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