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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

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with To Be Announced, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks

CMA certification is an ideal step if you are considering a nursing degree or an entry-level clinical position. Take the next step in your healthcare career!

Clinical Medical Assitants (CMA) are an essential role in healthcare and are in high demand locally!

CMAs work with providers mainly in outpatient facilities; they are a critical part of a patient’s care team.

Our CCMA program provides instruction, lab practice, and hands-on training. Externships are completed at the end of the course.

CMA training includes:

  •   Administrative and clinical duties
  •   Preparing patients for examinations and treatment
  •   Updating medical records - EMR
  •   Taking and documenting vital signs
  •   Routine lab procedures
  •   Diagnostic testing, including EKG
  •   Basic phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle
  •   Workplace expectations and professionalism
  •   Training includes an externship prior to employment

Additional CCMA courses include: Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, and Medical Math.

Please call for more information or download a CCMA application here.

**Payment is not required at the time of registration here. Scholarships and financial assistance available. Thanks to a DOL grant, we are able to offer this course at a reduced cost and have additional financial aid available.

If our classes don’t fit your schedule, call us about Winter/Spring options with RSU 25 Adult Education.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Application


with Koralie Emerson, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 18, 2022

SAD1 is always accepting applications for our CNA course.  The course is offered twice a year and is limited to 10 participants. The cost of the course is $1000.  Financial assistance may be available!  

The course provides necessary theory and skills to obtain employment as a Certified Nurse Assistant. Applications are available at the Adult & Community Education office. Cost includes book, pin, CPR training, criminal background check, and State exam fee. Offered in cooperation with the Presque Isle Rehab and Nursing Center.

**This an IN-PERSON class in Caribou.**

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with Charissa Kerr, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Dec 8, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

CPR class includes: adult, child and infant CPR and AED use, adult, child and infant choking, and how and when to call emergency services. The course cost includes use of the manikins, DVD, certified instructor, practical components, and a certificate of completion. The video portion has been shortened, and the practical time has been increased to ensure everyone has enough time to gain confidence in their skills. This class is taught to the standards established by the American Heart Association.The workbook is not included with this class.

Only one section is needed for your certification. Upon successful completion of your class your certificate will be sent to you within 5 business days.

*If you would like a workbook, please indicate on your registration form. Cost of the book is $10.

Instructor: Charissa Kerr
Section 1: Wednesday,10/19, 6:00 – 9:00 PM 
Section 2: Monday, 11/14, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Section 3: Thursday, 12/8, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: WHS - Katahdin Classroom 1
Fee: $54 per section


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


with Lakes Region Adult Education, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Dec 10, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

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.

For more information, course pre-requisites, and to be added to the interest list, call 207-647-5138, email or go to 

Instructor: Susan J. Robbins, MSN, RN
Saturday, 12/10, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fee: $55

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA)
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Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA)


with Brenda Duggan, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Dec 12, 2022 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

An intake appointment and assessments are required prior to the start of this course.  Please call our office to register: 422-4794. 

This state certification course prepares students to administer medications in state-certified residential facilities in Maine. Learn all about medications and their side effects and how to document procedures performed. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will obtain a certificate from the State of Maine and be certified to provide medication administration in the residential setting. Re-certification is required every 2 years. This is an in-demand job and highly recommended for CNAs who work in Assisted Living facilities and/or the PSS.

CRMA Application


CNA Orientation


with Lisa Blanchette, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Dec 12, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

During this mandatory orientation, you will complete an application and you will be given a CASAS Reading Assessment. You will need to bring, Photo ID, COVID Vaccination Card, proof of High School Completion, a list of your previous three employers, and contact information for 2 personal references. This class is for orientation only.


This certification course includes in-person, remote, and online learning through a partnership with Houlton/Hodgdon Adult Education and Clinical facility partners.  The fees includes textbook, CHRC (criminal history record check), certification exam, materials and course access.  You must attend the mandatory orientation on December 12 in order to be considered for the class that begins on December 22

Register for orientation at  Course: CNA Orientation.  Eligible candidates can apply for workforce training funds to cover tuition.

Sessions are T/TH, M/W/F Rotating class times; 8:00am - 2:00pm; Clinicals: TBD.



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Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Recertification (December)


with LincolnHealth Staff, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Dec 16, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

NOTE: The location of this class is different from what is listed in our brochure.

This is a review and re-testing for people who already hold a CRMA certificate and wish to renew their certification. This recertification course is a one day course, including review and recertification testing on that day. You must provide a copy of your current certificate along with your registration for this course.


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American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS)


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

Calendar Dec 17, 2022 at 8 am

This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support Course targeted for the healthcare field audience. The course provides the foundation for saving lives from cardiac arrest. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills in both the prehospital and in facility environments with a focus on high quality CPR and team dynamics. This is an 8 hour course.

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