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Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) F18
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Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) F18


with Peter Sullivan

Calendar Oct 16, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 18 weeks
This 180- hour program covers 110 classroom/lab hours and 70 hours of clinical experience along with CPR/BLS training. Class meets at the Birch Bay Village (BBV) in Hull's Cove with lab and clinicals held at BBV and MDI Hospital. Upon successful completion of this course, passing the State CNA exam and successful acceptance to the State Registry, you will be state certified as a 'CNA'. Prerequisites: completed application, documented medical immunization history, meet with student advisor and complete assessments. For more information call Anne Patterson at the adult education office 288-4703 or email

$100 non-refundable deposit, criminal background check, high school credential or plans to take the HiSET Intake with the adult ed director and reading assessment. Registration Deadline: September 30 No classes the week of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

Clinial Medical Assistant (C.M.A.) F18
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Clinial Medical Assistant (C.M.A.) F18


with CCI Staff

Calendar Oct 9, 2018 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.

Interested Students must call for a registration appointment. Registration cannot be done online. Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included) Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.)
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Emergency Medical Technician (E.M.T.)

Calendar Oct 17, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 16 weeks
This course prepares students for the entrance level to work on an ambulance. The course covers Ambulance Operations, Airway Management, Patient Assessment, Medical Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, Infants,Children and Operations. Clinical will run concurrent with the course and you will be given an additional 14 days after the last day of class to finish up any incomplete clinical experiences. A minimum of 24 clinical hours are required. Additional clinical time may be required to complete the clinical objectives. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to sit for the National Registry EMT licensure test. United's Education Division is a Maine-EMS approved Training Center. Please contact MDI Adult Ed for an orientation appointment: 288-4703 or email

Registration is not complete until the non-refundable $95.00 Course Application Fee is paid. Purchase orders are accepted, please contact the Education Department. Class location will be Machias Savings Bank in Bar Harbor.

Introduction to Self-Employment F18


with Sarah Joy Chaples

Calendar Oct 23, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week
This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed.

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