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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education



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Certified Nurse Assistant
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Certified Nurse Assistant

$1,500

with Peter Sullivan

Calendar Oct 22, 2019 , runs for 16 weeks

Take our C.N.A. course and enter the medical field with the skills to help care for patients. This course includes classroom and lab instruction, as well as, training at one hospital and one assisted living center to help you gain diverse skills and explore employment options. After successfully completing the 180-hour course, you are eligible to sit for the state C.N.A. certification test. Successful candidates will be placed on the state registry. The intake process takes 2-4 weeks so please call our office for the application and intake appointment. Class size is limited to 10.  **CLASS MEETS T/TH 4-8pm and SATURDAYS 6:30a-3:30p.

Heartsaver CPR/AED

$41

with Lisa Parkin

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 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 the Lisa Stewart Women's Health Center, 330 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME

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Heartsaver First Aid

$41

with Lisa Parkin

Calendar Oct 22, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

The Heartsaver First Aid Course provides first responders with training in basic first aid procedures-Including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA- in a format that can be delivered in a single day This course is intended for:·         Security and airline personnel·         Camp counselors·         Police and firefighters·         Teachers and day-care workers·         Aerobics teachers / physical trainers·         Anyone who has a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements·         Other individuals who want or need first aid training. This course covers:·         First aid basics·         Medical emergencies·         Injury emergencies·         Environmental emergencies Students must pass a skills test to qualify for a Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card. Lisa Parkin, 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 the Lisa Stewart Women's Health Center, 330 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME.

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Introduction to Computers and Internet Safety

$65

with Patty Kelly

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

If you are new to computers or want to update your skills, this is the course for you! Please plan to bring your fully charged laptop.

Lifeguard Training

$235

with Mark Schoon

Calendar Oct 12, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

The American Red Cross Lifeguard course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing, cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Successful completion of the course will result in a nationally recognized certification valid for two-years and could lead to employment opportunities. This is physically challenging, and you do need to be a strong swimmer (a swim test is required and will be conducted on the first day). There is also an online component that must be completed before certification and preferably before the first day.

This blended learning class consists of 7 hours online and 24 hrs. in person at the MDI YMCA in Bar Harbor.

Must be 16 years old or older. Bring a swimsuit.

What Career is Best for Me?

$17

with Anne Patterson

If you are 18 or 80, you could still be asking this question. Take the World of Work Inventory (WOWI). It is an intensive online assessment split into three components. Address your likes and dislikes, your abilities, your work styles, plus your potential to learn new skills as well as adapt. Take the assessment at home or in our office. A report will be generated that aligns job sectors and careers to your current statues, as well as suggestion for further education that would lead to other career opportunities. Meet with the adult ed director to review the report and assist you with your next steps.

This program is free for current adult education diploma and college transition students.





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