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Clinical Medical Assistant Training Application
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Clinical Medical Assistant Training Application


with Kurt Soucy, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 18, 2024

***This is a live, in-person training. This cannot be done online through distance learning. You MUST be able to attend classes in Presque Isle, Maine.

SAD1 Adult & Community Education and Northern Light AR Gould Hospital have teamed up to offer this amazing "Earn While You Learn" program. 

Clinical Medical Assistants work alongside providers, mainly in outpatient facilities, such as medical offices and clinics. They form both administrative and clinical duties, such as welcoming patients, updating patient medical records, taking medical histories, taking blood pressures and temperatures, preparing patients for exams, assisting the provider during exams, collecting lab specimens and much more. Clinical MAs are an essential part of a patient care team, helping patients feel at ease and serving as a vital link between patients and providers.

Northern Light AR Gould Hospital in Presque Isle will hire students and pay them a wage while they complete a full-time, approx 14 weeks of training program. The program will include classroom learning, labs, and clinical rotations. Curriculum is provided by the Academy of Medical Professionals and students will be able to sit for a certification exam to become a Certified Clinical MA. Those who successfully complete the course will be guaranteed a job within one of Northern Light AR Gould's medical group offices.

Northern Light AR Gould Hospital benefits include:

Medical Insurance

Dental & Eye Care Plan

Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement

Cafeteria Discount

Space is limited to 10 participants.

For additional information, contact Goldie Ballerstein at 207-768-4777 or 

Class will start sometime in the fall.

American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training with Child/Infant CPR and First Aid W24
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American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training with Child/Infant CPR and First Aid W24


with Sophia Turgeon, Augusta Adult and Community Education

American Red Cross Babysitter's Training provides youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants.

The class uses videos, discussions, demonstrations, activities, and skill training to teach students ages 11-15 how to care for children when their parents are not at home, how to keep themselves and the children safe, and how to be prepared for an emergency using this American Red Cross program.

Students will learn to provide basic care to children and infants and will complete Child/Infant CPR and First Aid. We need all of the time allotted to teach all that is required. Please help your child by ensuring they arrive on time with lunch, a snack, and something to drink and are prepared to stay for the whole class.

This class is being held in two sessions; 9:00 am-3:30 pm.  Participants are asked to bring a lunch/snacks/drinks. No one will be leaving the premises or receiving DoorDash deliveries so as not to interrupt the flow of learning. Thank you for understanding.


Taught by Sophia Turgeon, elementary school teacher and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED and Babysitter’s Training Instructor.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider


with Samuel Meyers, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Apr 20, 2024 at 10 am

The AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) course is an "in person" class for healthcare professionals and others who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

Instruction includes adult and pediatric (child/infant) CPR, two-rescuer scenarios and the use of bag valves masks, foreign body airway obstruction, automated external defibrillation (AED), special resuscitation situations, stroke and cardiac arrest, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

Students will have use of AHA’s 2020 Basic Life Support provider manual while in class.   

After successful completion, participants will receive a certification card.

Class Location: United Technologies Center, 200 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401 

To register: 

Contact and/or 207.947.6474 with any questions.

Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance to receive a refund.

If UTC Adult Ed office or instructor cancel class, refunds will be issued to students. 

Bridge to Healthcare Careers
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Bridge to Healthcare Careers


with Multiple, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 22, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

A 10 week program for students with interest in healthcare careers who need additional assistance building reading comprehension, test taking skills, digital literacy, work readiness, and career exploration. 

Click here for more information.   Click here for the program schedule.

Prerequisites: CASAS score 220-230, approved application

This program is full. We are no longer accepting applications. 

CPR, AED, Standard First Aid


with Andrew Eckman, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 22, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

There will be an emphasis on life-threatening conditions and a focus on critical life-saving skills. Decision tables that provide a concise summary of what signs to look for and what treatment steps to take during an emergency. New and updated content on CPR, AED, first aid, epinephrine injectors (Epi-Pen®), hemorrhage control, opioid overdose response (Naloxone/Narcan®), compression-only CPR, and COVID-19. Accepted by most Federal and state regulatory and licensing agencies. MUST ATTEND ALL CLASS SESSIONS.

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with Joyce Price, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 3 pm

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest.

This video-based, instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and pre-hospital settings.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills. After successfully completing the BLS course, students should be able to:

-Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival

-Describe all the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival

-Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR

-Perform high-quality CPR on adults, children, and infants

-Describe the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one

-Provide effective ventilations with a barrier device

-Describe the importance of teams perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR

-Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) 

Students will receive a two-year certification card through the American Heart Association upon completion of the course. A physical skills check and written test are administered during the course. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Standard First Aid, CPR, AED


with Andrew Eckman, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

There will be an emphasis on life-threatening conditions and a focus on critical life-saving skills; decision tables that provide a concise summary of what signs to look for and what treatment steps to take during an emergency. We will also cover current information on CPR, AED, injuries, and illnesses, new and updated content on hemorrhage control, opioid overdose response, compression-only CPR, and COVID-19. MUST ATTEND ALL CLASS SESSIONS.

Andrew Eckman recently retired after 45 years in emergency services (police, fire, EMS and emergency management). He has been a medical instructor for more than 30 years, and has trained several thousand participants in various life-saving skills.

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Orono - Become A Hospice Volunteer - Inperson


with Chrystal Mills - Regional Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Apr 29, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Become A Hospice Volunteer

Have you ever thought of being a hospice volunteer? Hospice volunteers visit with patients who have a life expectancy of 6 months or less.  We offer companionship, support and friendship; we help patients make the most of every day.  Join me for one evening where we will first talk about what you can expect as a Beacon Hospice Volunteer.  And then using your smartphone, laptop or tablet, we will begin the process of applying.  All of the training and onboarding is online after that.

Instructor: Crystal Mills - Regional Hospice Volunteer Coordinator

Date: Monday, April 28    5-7pm

Cost: $5


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