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CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE
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CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE

$400

with Diane Price, Franklin County Adult Education

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This is a 40 hour course, with 5 trainingsessions. The purpose of the CertifiedResidential Medication Aide course isto provide training for professionalsworking in state certified residentialcare homes. The course covers State ofMaine regulations, residential facilitypolicies, basic anatomy and physiologyof the human body. Participants willdiscuss common medications in the majordrug classes, common side effects ofmedication and the individual’s responseto medication side effects. Participantswill learn safe medication administrationprocedures, vital signs, transcribingphysicians’ orders, and how to documenton a MAR (Medication AdministrationRecord). Upon completion of this 40 hourmedication course participants will be ableto administer medications in accordancewith Maine’s regulation. Under theguidance of an RN Educator eachparticipant will be required to completea clinical Medication Administration in alicensed facility on 3 different residents tobe eligible for certification.*Recertification is required every 2 years

CNA Spring 2020
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CNA Spring 2020

$1,150

with Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

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CNAs are caregivers who provide patients assistance with activities of daily living and basic needs. They also help patients feel safe and comfortable throughout their hospital stay. These direct caregivers spend most of their time assisting patients and listening to their concerns. The State of Maine approved CNA course includes classroom work, skills labs, and clinical experience. Candidates must present either a high school diploma, or HiSET/GED. Enrollment is limited to 10. The admission process includes enrollment into our Career Readiness Program, a criminal background check, placement testing, and a series of meetings with PVAEC staff. A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required. The cost of the class is $1,150, which includes tuition, textbook, background check, and state exam.

Payment plans and financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. For more information, or to enroll in this program, please contact PVAEC Academic Advisor, Eve Salley at 564-5884.

START DATE TO BE DETERMINED.

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Pharmacy Technician Certificate program w/PTCB national certification
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate program w/PTCB national certification

$1,850

with Academy of Medical Professions, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar runs for 16 weeks

All Inclusive 14 week program. 

Work One-On-One with a Pharmacy Technician Trainer and entirely online with support from a Pharmacy Technician and Trainer.  The Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in health care today.  In this course, you will learn everything from the role of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam.  You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage and more of hundreds of drugs.  You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures.  You will be ready to pass your PTCB national certification included in cost. $1,850.00.

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
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Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Free

with Rhonda Jacobson, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar runs for 52 weeks

This workshop will help you develop and tailor your resume and cover letter to fit the career that you have chosen to pursue.

Call us to talk with a career advisor about resume and cover letter writing, interview skills and other ways to improve your success in the job search process. Our services are available at all of our locations.

Call 627-4291 for more information





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