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Accounting Fundamentals (online)

$149

with ed2go Online

Jan 18, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.

Computer or Tablet with Internet A calculator or adding machine, and a printer. ed2go classes last 6 weeks. Please go to this website to see details and to register: http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=9lBXVAVsW3s&offerid=347188.10000391&type=3&subid=0

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Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) W17

$1,400

with Betsy Corrigan

Jan 17, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 14 weeks
This Maine State Certified course includes 120 hours of classroom instruction plus 80 hours of clinical practice at local health care facilities. Requirements include a reading test, background check, interview session, physical within the last year, immunization records, and dedication to a 15 week commitment as well as 3-4 orientation-to-employment workshops preceding the CNA class. For more information call Anne Patterson at the adult education office 288-4703 or email apatterson@mdirss.org.

$100 non-refundable deposit, background check, high school credential or plans to take the HiSET Schedule to be determined but tentatively, all classes will be in the evening. Registration Deadline: January 5

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Clinial Medical Assistant (C.M.A.) F16

$2,599

with Regina Quattrucci

Oct 11, 2016 at 5:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes among other things preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Students will review important topics including phlebotomy, pharmacology, the proper use and administration of medications, taking and documenting vital signs, cardiology including proper lead placements, a professional workplace behavior, ethics and the legal aspects of healthcare. This program includes 140 hours of classroom lecture and hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students would be eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included) Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

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Computer Skills for the Workplace (online)

$149

with ed2go Online

Jan 18, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek and reward employees with the skills and knowledge to send messages across the country via e-mail; use a spreadsheet to create a graph and paste it into a report; add and edit data in a database; understand the implications of file sizes, memory limitations, and network arrangements; and recognize the function and features of modern computer components. Any job candidate who already possesses these skills will stand above those who do not. This course is a great introduction to Windows 10 and Office 2016 and is designed to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace. You will learn how to implement the powers of modern office software to work faster and more efficiently. We'll focus on practical application for software most common to the workplace. When you finish this course, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.

• Internet access • Email • One of the following browsers: o Mozilla Firefox o Microsoft Internet Explorer (9.0 or above) o Google Chrome o Safari • Adobe PDF plug-in (a free download obtained at Adobe.com .) Offered multiple times: Jan. 18 Feb. 15 March 15 Please go to this website for details and registration: http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=9lBXVAVsW3s&offerid=347188.10000419&type=3&subid=0

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Cyber Security for Managers (online)

$195

with UGotClass Online

Mar 6, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Cyber security issues are all around us and reach nearly every part of our business and work, from online banking and education to Facebook and Wi-Fi. Finally, you can get up to date on Cyber Security basics and fundamentals. Designed for non-technical managers, directors and others in the work place, you will find out about threats and vulnerabilities, safeguards, common attacks, viruses, malware and spyware, disaster recover planning, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, basic security architecture, introductory forensics, and cyber terrorism. At the end of this online course, you will have the knowledge needed to practice safer computing and safeguard your business and work information.

Runs multiple times: March 6 - 31, 2017 May 1 - 26, 2017 July 3 - 28, 2017 To register go to http://www.yougotclass.org/courses.cfm/MDI/Certificate-in-Office-Operations/Cyber-Security-for-Managers

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Extraordinary Customer Service (online)

$145

with UGotClass Online

Mar 6, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Transform your customer service into something extraordinary. As a result more repeat business will improve your bottom line. Customer service separates you from your competition. Extraordinary customer service comes from focusing on the few essential elements that yield big results. Discover how easy it is to tweak your customer service from the ordinary to the extraordinary. You'll take away a customer service plan that will help you focus on the key elements that will get you started on your pathway to success. One month online course, Fred Bayley, instructor.

Offered several times: March 6 - 31, 2017 May 1 - 26, 2017 July 3 - 28, 2017 Go to http://www.yougotclass.org/courses.cfm/MDI/Certificate-in-Customer-Service/Extraordinary-Customer-Service to register.

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Healthcare Career Exploration W17

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with Anne Patterson

Jan 9, 2017 , runs for 1 week
Interested in working in the medical field? Do you want to play a key role in the health and care of people in hospitals, nursing homes, and home healthcare settings? What does C.N.A., C.M.A., C.R.M.A. and all the other acronyms stand for? Which job is best for me? Come find out the various pathways into the Healthcare field. Plus we'll tell you how to contact the local career center for possible funding. We can also get you going on paperwork for any of the healthcare classes we are offering this year.

Call for appointment: 288-4703

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Heartsaver CPR/AED Spr17

$41

with Lisa Parkin

Apr 12, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week
The Heartsaver CPR AED course combines basic CPR skills training with instruction and practice in using an AED. This is an American Heart Association Course and is intended for: · Individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job requirements. · Lay rescuers who may need to respond to an emergency in the workplace · Family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death. This course covers: Adult CPR AED with and without a mask · Adult choking · Child CPR/AED (optional module) · Infant CPR (optional module) · Child and infant choking. Students must pass a skills test to qualify for a Heartsaver CPR AED Course Completion Card. Instructor Information: LisaParkin, BSN, RN- is an RN in the Education Department at MDI Hospital and is the AHA Training Center Coordinator for the MDI/Blue Hill Training Center. She has an extensive background in providing emergency care in the hospital setting and basic first aid and CPR/AED care for various organizations.

Please note that this class will be held at MDI Hospital.





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