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CNA Certified Nursing Assistant
Through a collaboration with Windward Gardens in Camden and Harbor Hill in Belfast, both owned and operated by Genesis Healthcare Corporation, you can earn while you learn.
This comprehensive face-to-face eight-week training program meets all requirements of the Maine State Board of Nursing and will have you secured into a position upon completion.
Students without a high school diploma, or those who have been out of school for a while, are encouraged to apply. Academic training and support will be provided.
Student Tuition: FREE for accepted applicants
Next Anticipated Program Start Date: March, 2019
(future start dates available as well)
Days/Time: Full day classes, 3 days per week, eight weeks
To apply for the training program:
Call for additional information:
- Call our Adult Education office (207)236-7800, option 5
Legal Nurse Consultant 3/9
with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education
Nurses, explore a new career in the legal field as a legal nurse consultant. Building on your medical education and experience, add the fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically-related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course teaches legal con- cepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers’ compensation. Books: $249
C.N.A. (Certified Nursing Assistant)
Learn the ins and outs of this challenging career from someone who knows the career first hand! This course is 180 hours long with lecture, lab, and clinical experiences at two local nursing homes and the hospital. There are prerequisite reading and math assessments that need to be completed prior to enrolling which can be taken Monday-Wednesday from 8:30am - 11:30am or Tuesday-Wednesday from 5pm-8pm.
There is MANDATORY orientatio for this class TBD February 2020.
with Brenda Duggan, RSU 24 Adult Education
Learn the pre-fixes, suffixes and root words of medical language. If you are working in the healthcare industry and want to make yourself more marketable in the medical field, plan on enrolling in nursing school, or simply want to increase your understanding of medical terms, this 14-week course is for you! This course will cover terms related to all body systems.
*Please call our office to register: 422-4794. Please bring 3x5 index cards to prepare flash cards. Textbook included.
CPR/AED/ Standard First Aid/BLS for Healthcare Providers
with Andrew Eckman, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
This program ensures that individuals with a duty to respond (public safety professionals, healthcare providers, and others with a duty to respond) have the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. The course emphasizes active, hands-on learning and uses scenario-based activities to help participants learn how to provide one rescuer and two rescuer CPR, multiple rescuer response, how to use an AED and relieve an obstructed airway for adult, child and infant patients. Participants will learn how to check both a conscious and unconscious patient, and how to give effective ventilations to a patient experiencing a cardiac and/or respiratory arrest, including using a resuscitation mask and bag-valve-mask (BVM) resuscitator. This program does NOT contain a First Aid component. This program is accepted for continuing education credit by CAPCE and NREMT for EMS personnel, and by AGD/PACE for dental providers; the State of Maine accepts the program’s credits for licensing requirements. The course also is approved by, or meets the requirements of, JCAHO (Healthcare Providers); AAAASF (Ambulatory Surgery); ACSM (Sports Medicine); BCAT, NATA and NCSA (Athletic Trainers); DANB (Dental Assistants); NAEMSE (EMS); and NOLS (Wilderness EMT)
ServSAFE Manager Certification 3/16
with Ken Bakos, Sanford Community Adult Education
Comprehensive ServSafe Training & Exam (includes textbook and answer sheet). Classroom instruction, diagnostic test review, p;roctored exam with answer sheet, practice exam. Please note: reading textbook before attending is key to your success on the exam.
Limited enrollment; register at https://onfocussolutions.com/9523-2/
with Brenda Duggan, MSAD #37 Adult Education
Do you like helping people? Are you interested in the Medical Field? Here is a chance to do both. By becoming a PSS you can work in assisted living homes, group homes or work with an in-home care company. This can be a steppingstone to becoming a CNA or nurse. The PSS class teaches you basis personal care and vital signs.
with Brenda Duggan, MSAD #37 Adult Education
Do you like helping people? Are you interested in the Medical Field? Here is a chance to do both. By becoming a PSS and CRMA you can work in assisted living homes, group homes or work with an in-home care company. This can be a steppingstone to becoming a CNA or nurse. You will earn to do basis care, take vital signs, safely give medications, transcribe doctor’s orders and order medications. The PSS class teaches you basis personal care and vital signs. The CRMA class teaches you how to safely administer medications, transcribe doctor’s orders, order medications and monitor for signs and symptoms of side effect/allergic reactions.