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Mercy Summer CNA Information Session


with Ruth Anne Haley, Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar Apr 30, 2024 at 12 pm

Would you like more information about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)? Join us for this free information session to learn about this exciting opportunity. Students who are accepted into this program will be hired as full-time Northern Light Mercy employees, with benefits, for the duration of the training. Students will be paid hourly to complete the State of Maine Board of Nursing 130 hour curriculum that includes 20 hours of hands on lab experience and 40 hours of clinical work. 

By registering for this information session, you are in no way obligated to participate, but would like more information. 

NLH EMMC Information Session


with Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education

Calendar May 1, 2024 at 12 pm

Join us for a free zoom information session on Wedensday, May 1st at 12 noon regarding Gray-New Gloucester Adult Education and Northern Light Health Eastern Maine Medical Center's Medical Assistant training course. This earn-while-you-learn opportunity includes full-time pay, with benefits and free training. Please register for this information session to learn more. 

American Heart Association (AHA): Heartsaver Adult/Child/Infant CPR and AED & First Aid


with Susan Robbins R.N., Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar May 4, 2024 at 8 am

This course provides a framework for learning basic skills that may save a life or prevent further injury. You will learn first aid basics, CPR for adults, children, and infants, AED use, and emergency opioid aid. The course includes classroom instruction and practice as well as a return demonstration of skills. There is a pass/fail component to the demonstration of skills learned in the class. The class is 8 hours in length.

Basic Life Support - May 8, 2024


with Denise White, MSN/RN, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar May 8, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night training, learn the essentials of recognizing respiratory and cardiac arrest and effectively beginning emergency treatment.  Participants will learn CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will need to pick up and review the BLS Provider Manual prior to class so that they are prepared for an open-book test at the end of the training.  

Note:  The tuition helps defray the cost of renting the computerized mannikins and AED trainers.


Full Course

CPR Heartsaver & First Aid


with Thomas Miskell, Jr., Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar May 11, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Acquire the critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest until emergency medical services arrive. Learn to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, and other first-aid emergencies. CPR and AED for Adults, Children, and infants.  Certification is good for 2 years and meets most requirements for advisors, camp counselors, and basic care providers.  The course fee includes American Heart Association CPR card. (This instructor is AHA and ASHI Certified).

There is a $40 materials fee for supplies, and books.



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with Charissa Kerr, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar May 13, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about adult, child and infant CPR and AED use, adult, child and infant choking, and how and when to call emergency services. Course includes use of manikins, video, certified instruction, practical components, and a certificate of completion. Practical time has been increased to ensure you have enough time to gain confidence in your skills. Optional workbook is available for $10 (cash please) from instructor at class.



CNA Apprenticeship - May 2024
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CNA Apprenticeship - May 2024


with Jennifer McIntire, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar May 14, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 8 weeks

CLC Adult Education and LincolnHealth co-sponsor a FREE 130-hour minimum Certified Nursing Assistant training course. This CNA program is open to all adults by application only. Successful graduates are eligible to work in many areas of the healthcare field. The course is open to all adults by application and interview process. Applications are now available. You may call LincolnHealth Education (563-4540) to have an application packet sent to you. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED/HiSET in order to be considered for the course. *** Maine Health CNA Paid Apprenticeship Program *** (Subject to availability) Earn while you Learn Maine Health and Adult Education throughout the midcoast region are offering an “Earn while you Learn” opportunity. Through a paid apprentice program, you can earn money for your CNA training with an expected commitment to work in a care setting for 12 months. Apprenticeship candidates are eligible for benefits including health insurance. An application and interview are required to be considered for this program. A limited number of applicants are accepted. To receive an application or more information please call Lincoln Health Education at 563-4540.

Naloxone (Narcan) Administration Training 5.14.24


with Healthy Lincoln County, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar May 14, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Keeping Naloxone (Narcan Nasal Spray) on hand can help save a life. Having a kit nearby could help a friend, family member, or someone in the community in the event of an emergency. This Narcan administration training will guide you through how to use Narcan as well as helpful information on opioids and how Narcan interacts with these substances.

This training is free, on behalf of Healthy Lincoln County–a tier two distributor of Narcan in the State of Maine. Upon completion of this training you will receive one kit, with two doses of Narcan, to add to your first aid kit or AED box. Additionally, you will receive supplemental resources to have on hand should you want to review what was discussed in the live training event.

Will Matteson is the Substance Use Prevention Coordinator at Healthy Lincoln County. He is passionate about advocating for Community Saturation of Narcan and spreading the word about this important first aid tool.

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