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Medical Transcription Certificate Program
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Medical Transcription Certificate Program

$2,650

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (adulted@msad11.org) 207-582-3774

Calendar Oct 4, 2021

Medical transcription is a desired field for most people trying to work at home. Strong typing, computer, and English grammar skills are essential.   Medical terminology, formats, rules and regulations, jobs, calculation of pay, confidentiality, FTP, and tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books are provided with the course fee.  Classes are once a week for 16-weeks with a completion of 16 weeks to 6 month options.  This is a State Certified Program and you will receive a Certificate of Completion and Letter of Recommendation upon graduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program.  Course includes medical terminology, Anatomy & physiology and transcription.  $2650, includes everything for the course and the field.  

TO REGISTER &/or SET UP PAYMENT PLANS,

CALL:  1-866-516-8274 or 1-207-721-0714

or CLICK HERE TO ENROLL ONLINE!

Launch your Healthcare Career as a Certified Nursing Assistant! F21
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Launch your Healthcare Career as a Certified Nursing Assistant! F21

Free

with Valerie Curtis, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 8 am, runs for 7 weeks

Are you interested in direct patient care? Consider training to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Northernlight Continuing Care -Lakewood in partnership with MMRACE and KVCC.

This 40 hour per week paid position consists of 32 hours of class and clinical experience with the remaining hours spent as a Unit Helper on one of Lakewood's Nursing Units.  

If you are accepted into the program, you will be a full-time employee while earning your CNA certificate. In addition to working toward becoming a licensed State of Maine Certified Nursing Assistant, you are eligible for all the amazing benefits we offer including Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement and more.

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent

Participate in a pre-admission interview

Successfully pass a pre-employment background check & drug screening

Willing to work in a Unit Helper position each week while training

Commit to Northernlight - Lakewood in a full-time position for one-year post training

Apply to the direct link: httpsilhcm-emh-prd.inforcioudsuite.com,lhcm/xmlhttp/shorcurl.do?keY=32X

or through the NLH Career Page: httpsilwww.northernlighthealth.orglcareers  job#5267

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

$1,100

with Westbrook Adult Education

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 3 pm

Students enrolled in this Certificate program complete 180 hours of classroom, laboratory, and clinical experience, which meet all state licensing requirements. Upon successful completion of the course and passage of the State Competency Exam, the student will be eligible to enter the healthcare field as a Certified Nursing Assistant under the direction of a licensed nurse. Classroom instruction will be delivered via Zoom. Clinical and lab instruction will be held onsite at Scarborough High School, Piper Shores in Scarborough, and at The Cedars in Portland.  

Instructor: Brenda Faust, RN

Cost:  $1,100

Classes held Monday & Thursday: 3-7pm. Clinicals and classroom on Saturdays, 8am-12pm

Call 854-0826 for an application; students must be 18 years of age, have a high school equivalency or diploma, and meet reading proficiency (CASAS Reading score of 238 or above). 

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Recertification

$75

with Andrew Eckman, Central Lincoln County Adult Education

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

THIS PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE A FIRST AID COMPONENT. 

This is a refresher/recertification course for the Basic Life Support program. Prior to class, participants MUST present a valid certification from one of the following entities: * American Heart Association (AHA) * American Red Cross (ARC) * American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) – includes MEDIC First Aid * Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) * EMS Safety Services (EMSS) * National Safety Council (NSC)

NOTE: All participants must: 1) Complete a waiver prior to each session, 2) Wear a mask at all times, except when practicing ventilations (rescue breathing), 3) Provide their own masks (instructor will have masks available at $1.00 – CASH ONLY – at each session). Bandanas are not acceptable masks. Participants who decline to wear a mask will be asked to leave. Refunds will NOT be issued in this situation.

Andrew Eckman recently retired after 44 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.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Recertification

$75

with Andrew Eckman, RSU #40 Adult Education

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

THIS PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE A FIRST AID COMPONENT. 

This is a refresher/recertification course for the Basic Life Support program. Prior to class, participants MUST present a valid certification from one of the following entities: * American Heart Association (AHA) * American Red Cross (ARC) * American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) – includes MEDIC First Aid * Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) * EMS Safety Services (EMSS) * National Safety Council (NSC)

NOTE: All participants must: 1) Complete a waiver prior to each session, 2) Wear a mask at all times, except when practicing ventilations (rescue breathing), 3) Provide their own masks (instructor will have masks available at $1.00 – CASH ONLY – at each session). Bandanas are not acceptable masks. Participants who decline to wear a mask will be asked to leave. Refunds will NOT be issued in this situation.

Andrew Eckman recently retired after 44 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.

Dental Assistant
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Dental Assistant

$2,500

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD 11 Gardiner Area Adult & Community Education (adulted@msad11.org) 207-582-3774

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Please note: For more information about this course, including start date, payment plans, or to register, contact Academy of Medical Professions 866-516-8274 or click here www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com. This is a 10-week Certificate program in Dental Assisting for one of the most high-demand careers. This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you the skills you need to work in this field and pass a national certificate exam. The program is taught by a Dentist and includes an opportunity for internships. The price of the course includes all books, exam preparation materials and fees for the DANB RHS® certificate program. Upon passing the DANB RHS®, you will receive a certificate of knowledge based on competency for that component from DANB. Payment plans available. 

Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Training Course

Free

with Savannah Chadbourne, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Oct 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This intensive training program prepares you to successfully take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will assist the Pharmacist in every aspect of the daily running of the pharmacy: preparing medications, receiving and verifying prescriptions, helping customers, plus many other vital tasks. This is a growing profession with great salaries and benefits. Due to the accelerated nature of this course, which runs approximately 8 to 10 weeks, it’s recommended that students be able to grasp the concepts and content quickly. The instructor has created two YouTube instructional videos per week followed by a weekly virtual class on Zoom for questions and review. Students with prior medical experience, CNA’s, CRMA’s, or even PCA’s are strongly encouraged to register. High School diploma is required.

Note: Please be sure to contact WRAE about how to obtain your textbook and workbook materials at 207-892-1819.

Instructor: Savannah Chadbourne, CPhT
Start date: Monday, 10/4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Zoom meeting
Fee: *Free (Only 10 Spaces Available)

*The Accelerated Pharmacy Technician program is part of the Bridges to Advancement in Healthcare project, a collaboration between the adult education programs in Cumberland County. The project provides innovative training opportunities and supports to remove barriers for adults who seek to enter or advance in the healthcare field. Funded by the State of Maine Department of Education.

Full Course

Certified Nursing Assistant PLUS

$1,500

with Nance Eaton, Ellsworth Adult Education

Calendar Oct 5, 2021 , runs for 21 weeks

Ellsworth Adult Education offers a Certified Nursing Assistant course which meets the newly reduced the state requirement of 130 hours (90 hours of classroom/lab and 40 hours of clinical experience) and 6 hours of CPR instruction.  Clinicals are held at area healthcare facilities. 

This year the classroom hours are online,  the lab sessions will be in-person at Hancock County Technical Center in Ellsworth and clinical sessions will be at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital. 

As a result of feedback from employers, we are complementing our CNA program with two additional certificates--WorkReady and Northstar Digital Literacy so when you complete this course you'll earn four certificates-CNA, CPR, WorkReady and Northstar Digital Literacy. The additional certificates are optional

Upon successful completion of this course, passing the State CNA exam and successful acceptance to the State Registry, you will be a state-certified CNA.  

Classes will be Monday and Tuesday evenings online.  Wednesdays are lab and clinical sessions.  Labs will be 5pm-9pm and are scheduled during  mid October to mid November and a final one  in January.  The remaining Wednesdays will be clinical sessions scheduled for  8am-4pm at Northern Light Maine Coast and an area healthcare facility.   The draft schedule is attached.  Ellsworth Adult Education CNA Schedule Fall 2021

 

The admissions process is involved so we strongly recommend you attend one of the CNA Plus Information Session available for free registration on this online course catalog. (live online and in-person sessions options available.)  If none of the sessions are convenient for you, please schedule an appointment with our health occupations advisor by calling Ellsworth Adult Education at 207.664.7110.   Attached is the CNA Application packet 2021-2022 that will be reviewed at the information sessions. 

 

This is a hybrid course (combination of live online and in-person learning).

  

Payment plan available: $75 deposit plus 2 payments of $712.50, paid weekly.




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