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Certified Group Exercise OR Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise OR Personal Trainer

$1,500

with Academy of Medical Professions, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Looking for a new career?  Interested in changing the lives of those around you?  How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out?  This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer.  Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA.  The program is all-inclusive.  You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other.  Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks.  $1,500 or $3,000 for both.  All materials included in the fee including National Certification Exams.  TO REGISTER OR PAYMENT PLANS CALL The Academy of Medical Professions. 866-516-8274 or  207-721-0714 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com 

Certified Group Fitness and Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Fitness and Personal Trainer

$3,000

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

Looking for a new career?  Interested in changing lives of those around you?  How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out?  This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer.  Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA.  The program is all-inclusive and will include AED, First Aid and CPR certifications as well.  You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other.  Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks.  $1,500 or $3,000 for both.  All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams.  TO REGISTER OR PAYMENT PLANS CALL The Academy of Medical Professions. 866-516-8274 or  207-721-0714 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com 

Certified Nurses Assistant - CNA Interest List

Free

with Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the medical field, this course will provide you with the skills and experiences to be Maine State Certified as a Nursing Assistant. This regional collaboration has allowed us to offer this course at a reduced cost! Skills will be taught in an interactive classroom setting, and a two-week clinical experience will follow. The course will focus on nursing theory and application, including basic anatomy, physiology, and clinical performance. The course will also introduce you to several employers within our region. Prerequisites: students must successfully pass the CASAS testing and interview screening in order to be admitted to the program. Applicants are encouraged to job shadow a CNA before interviewing. Documentation of a recent medical physical, conducted and signed by a physician, is required before clinical. Students must produce evidence of the following vaccinations: Hep B1, MMR, Tetanus, Chicken Pox, TB and flu shot. Fee for background check is non-refundable. New classes begin frequently!

For more information about our Certified Nursing Assistant Program, please register here and we will contact you!

CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE (CRMA)
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CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE (CRMA)

$400

with Franklin County Adult Education

This is a 40 hour course with 5 training sessions. Participants will learn safe medication administration procedures, vital signs, transcribing physicians’ orders, and how to document on a MAR (Medication Administration Record). Upon completion of this 40 hour medication course, participants will be able to administer medications in accordance with Maine’s regulations. Under the guidance of an RN Educator, each participant will be required to complete a clinical MAR in a licensed facility on 3 different residents to be eligible for certification.

Assessments required

*Recertification is required every 2 years

Call Franklin County Adult Education if you are interested, at 207-778-3460

Creating WordPress Websites
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Creating WordPress Websites

$99

with Richard Mansfield, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites—without any coding! WordPress is the world's most popular content management system, powering more than 34 percent of all sites on the Internet. WordPress is an easy-to-use solution that will help you put your site on the web in far less time than by coding, and at a much lower cost than hiring a professional.

In these lessons, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress.org site and blog. You'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features. You'll discover the ease of using WordPress design themes to express your creativity, and you'll see how much fun it is to be part of the vibrant WordPress online community.

In addition to mastering the technical elements of WordPress, you'll learn how to organize a blog or website, create appealing content, keep your site secure, and achieve better positions on search engine results pages. By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently use WordPress to create a blog or a personal, business, or organizational website.

The WordPress.org version covered in this class is the platform the pros use. While it normally requires a paid hosting account, this course includes a free SiteGround hosting account for three months, along with a private place on the web for practice.

This course has rolling start dates.  Click here to view dates, read the syllabus and instructor information, and register.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)
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EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT)

$1,300

with Carol Pillsbury, Franklin County Adult Education

The Emergency Medical Technician program provides students with necessary skills to respond to emergency calls, to provide efficient and immediate care to critically injured persons, and to transport patients to a medical facility. Students receive instruction in anatomy and physiology and patient assessment. Students who successfully complete the program will be eligible to take the National Registry Exam for Emergency Medical Technicians. The course includes a 12-hour clinical rotation in an emergency department and a 12-hour ride-along with an ambulance service. 

If you are interested please contact the Franklin County Adult Education at 207-778-3460.

Explore a Career in Medical Writing ONLINE
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Explore a Career in Medical Writing ONLINE

$115

with _ed2go _ed2go, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Take your first step toward a lucrative and rewarding career as a medical writer; no specialized or advanced degrees required! In this course, you'll learn about the different types of medical writing that you can do, how to break into and succeed in this industry, and how to write effectively on medical topics, whether you're writing for healthcare providers, patients, or regulatory organizations like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

 

We'll examine the various types of writing that you can do, from producing technical pieces like abstracts and regulatory documentation to writing breezier items like medical news stories and patient education materials. You'll gain insights about what goes into putting together a solid and compelling article, regardless of what you're writing about or who you're writing for. Along the way, we'll review how to consider your audience and construct an outline that addresses your audience's informational needs. You'll also learn how to keep your writing free of medical jargon and common grammatical errors, while ensuring the scientific integrity of your work.

 

Throughout the lessons, you'll discover lots of invaluable tools and technologies that can make your life as a medical writer easier. We'll examine informational resources, productivity tools, marketing resources, devices, and software, and we'll review how to use them optimally to achieve your goals. You'll also discover numerous tips and tricks that can help set you apart from others in the field and enable you to keep your career momentum going. And of course, you'll master key medical and statistical terms that you'll need to know.

 

The knowledge you'll gain in this course will give you the foundation and confidence you need to work for almost anyone as a medical writer, whether your goal is to find permanent employment with a company or to work as a freelancer from the comfort of your own home.

 

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/explore-career-in-medical-writing?tab=detail

 

 

Group Fitness & Personal Training with AFAA/NASM Certifications
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Group Fitness & Personal Training with AFAA/NASM Certifications

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professions, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Looking for a new career?  Interested in changing lives of those around you?  How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out?  This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer.  Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA.  The program is all-inclusive.  You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other.  Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks.  All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams. 

$1500 each, or $3000 for both certifications.

10 weeks each, with open enrollment.

Call our Adult Education office for more information.





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