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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Orientation
with Jeremy Lehan, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education
Ever thought of working with patients?
Here is the chance to train as an CNA. Register TODAY!
Come to this Orientation to find out how you might be eligible for FREE training!
Once you register, you will recieve your Pre-Eligibility Assessments paperwork.
So please register today!
with Diane Atwood, Portland Adult Education
with Susan Robbins R.N., Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education
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. This is a 20-week, 180 hour course: 110 classroom hours (Saturdays) and 70 clinical hours (Saturdays and evenings). Our course includes additional academic support for those who need or want it. At the successful completion of the course, students take the State Certification Examination. Course cost includes the State Certification Examination and cost of the background check.
Admission process includes scheduling an orientation appointment to complete application materials and required reading assessment. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalency (or be working towards their diploma). Immunizations and background checks are required.
Please call for an orientation appointment, which must be scheduled on or before 1/18/20 to secure your registration.
Instructor: Susan Robbins, R.N., M.S.N.
Begins: Saturday February 1, 2020
Classroom sessions are from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. on Saturdays.
Clinical schedule (Saturdays and some evenings) will be determined by instructor.
Location: Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Ed.
CNA - Med “Pharmacology”
CNA - Med Date: TBA
“Pharmacology” - Medication Technician
This course teaches information about medications and their administration (under nursing supervision). Drug interactions, side effects and record keeping are an important part of this course. Equivalent of at least one year of full-time employment as a CNA required prior to acceptance. Must be currently on the Maine State CNA Registry in good standing.Students are required to have access to a (nursing) drug reference book. Most employers will have these available on site. Note: students must pass a reading comprehension test with at least a 10th grade level for entry into this course.
Course fee: $950, Text books are included
CNA Spring 2020
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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CNA:Certified Nursing Assistant Info Fall 2019
with Delcia Allain, York Adult & Community Education
Looking for a career in the medical field caring for people? Our instructors ensure that each person not only understands the content but can personally care for people as if they were family. Earn-as-you-learn or pay for your course options ($1200). Next Session begins Sept. 3, 2019 Call 363-7922 to schedule the required pre-assessment, orientation and interview. Register to get more information.
Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
with Chris Michaud, Biddeford Adult Education
Computer Basics - 1-3pm
with Chris O'Donnell, RSU16 Adult Education
For beginners! Is it time you gave in and learned to use a computer? Maybe you have tried to learn from a family member in the past and discovered that isn’t the best partnership ... Work with our computer teacher in a friendly, informal setting to learn the basics of using a computer. No pressure – and no experience necessary! 8-week session. Wednesdays, 1-3pm.