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Phlebotomy Application

Free

with Leigh Belair, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Nov 10, 2021
1 additional session on Aug 29, 2022

***This is ONLY the APPLICATION. Students must be interviewed and accepted into the course. Upon acceptance the cost of the training will be $1,450.00. 

This course is designed to prepare the entry-level phlebotomist or those individuals seeking a medical career pathway with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform in a medical laboratory environment. The phlebotomy student gains confidence and professionalism in the art of obtaining blood samples for laboratory analysis through repeated hands-on practice and instructor feedback. Students are provided instruction in the areas of communication, medical terminology, proper specimen collection, basic anatomy & physiology, as well as complications and variables surrounding venipuncture. Upon completion of the course students will receive 3 credits through UMPI. The cost for this program is $1450.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

Please review the Phlebotomy packet of information on our website before submitting this application. You also have the option of printing it and submitting a paper application to our office. 

***Preference will be given to those who complete (or start the process of) immunizations prior to the interview. This includes HepB, which takes several weeks to complete. These forms can be found here: Phlebotomy Immunization Forms

  

Pharmacy Technician Training Application

Free

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

Calendar Jan 24, 2022

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.

 

Spanish for Medical Professionals

$290

with Lern Partnership, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 1, 2022

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). 

BHP: Behavioral Health Professional Training

$25

with Jeff Carpenter, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 1, 2022
1 additional session on Mar 1, 2022

START ANYTIME!!

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 is waived for existing SAD1 Adult & Community Education students.

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

BHP Registration Form

Medical Transcription - Online anytime!
Online Registration Unavailable

Medical Transcription - Online anytime!

Free

with Academy of Medical Professions Instructor, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar May 13, 2022

Academy of Medical Professions (AMP) is in partnership with Houlton/Hodgdon Adult Ed, Houlton Regional Hospital, and Katahdin Valley Health Center.

See Attached Flyer for More Information on 5 Healthcare Programs offered through AMP.

  • FREE if eligible for sponsorship, scholarship, agency assistance, or workforce training funds. 
  • And if you don't qualify, payment plans are available.

This class is an online - anytime class and it runs once a week for 16 weeks. 

For More Information and to Apply:  

Call Adult Ed at 521-3100 ext. 5   

or email patricia.sloat@rsu29.org 

or visit www.rsu29-70.maineadulted.org

MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION PROGRAM link to AMP.

WHO IS A MEDIAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST?

As a Medical Transcriptionist, you are responsible for receiving verbal information and typing that information into a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word or Word Perfect.  This information must be transcribed accurately, using the format specified by the provider (SOAP notes, discharge summaries, and other report forms)

 

Pharmacy Technician National Certification with PTCB

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professionals, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jun 22, 2022 , runs for 14 weeks

This is an online course.

This 14-week program prepares you to pass the certification exam.  This program is active for one year from date of activation, allowing time to complete the program and to review for the exam.  Pharmacy techs help with day-to-day services (preparing meds, answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking refill requests, and much more).  Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential.  You must have the ability to learn and retain procedural processes and apply them quickly and accurately.  Learn one-on-one with an instructor (with constant contact) as you go through your weekly assignments.

This course can be taken anytime.

Behavior Health Professional Certification Training
Online Registration Unavailable

Behavior Health Professional Certification Training

$25

with Jeff Carpenter, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Start anytime!

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 Behavioural Health services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services providers. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.

You will complete 12 online modules and 12 hours of live instruction (offered virtually).  An online Bloodborne Pathogen training as well as Child & Adult First Aid & CPR training will be made available to you if you do not already possess those certifications. The entire training takes about 45 hours to complete. Registration is ongoing till June 30, 2023.

Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register. (Individuals must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or equivalent to get certified.)

The administration fee of $25.

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

Attached is a link to the BHP Registration Form that needs to be filled out and sent along with the requested information, to the Woodfords Family Servies Training & Resource Center to complete your registration.

You can email it, fax it, or mail it back to them.

Email: bhp@woodfords.org

Fax: 1-877-587-6445

Woodfords Family Services Training & Resource Center

15 SaundersQay, Suite 700

Westbrook, ME  04092

Behavior Health Professional Training

Free

with Woodford's Family Services, Washington County Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Offer good through June 2023!

Enjoy working with children? Want to make a difference in a child's life?

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 hellping a child grow and develop to their full potential. 

Complete 12 online condules then 2, 4 hour virtual sessions. Online blood-borne-pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training are included upon finishing the modules. The training takes about 45 hours. Completion within 2 months of regisration is suggested. 

A computer and access to the intenet are required. 

To sign up email classes@aetc.us or call 207-370-4139 or 207-255-4917





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