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Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education



Business & Skills Training

Preparing for College or Career

Free

with Timothy McKim

Calendar Jan 6, 2020

Maine College Transitions is a complete program that guides you toward your goal. Whether you know exactly what you want or have no idea what you could do, Maine College Transitions is the best place to start.

Maine College Transitions is ready when you are. All you need is the desire to further your education and to have completed, or be working toward, a high school credential (GED or HiSET®). Classes are taught by teachers who want you to succeed. You will be in classes with people like you who want to take the next step.

Hundreds of students who completed Maine College Transitions have gained entrance to trade schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges or universities. If you have a dream and the desire, we have the tools to get you to your goal. We will be there to guide and support you every step of the way.

First step: register online or contact us for an introductory meeting to see if this program is a good fit for you.

Understanding How to Heat Your Home

$10

with Randy Sprague

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Randy’s back!!! Last year’s hugely successful plumbing class continues now with how to best heat your home. In this class you will learn the fundamentals of home heating. We will explore the 3 Major components of a central heating system and Space Heater Options as well as look at Fuel Sources, Distribution System, types of Heat Emitters. We will also look at Heating Domestic Hot Water.

Please bring a calculator.

Randy attended 2 Year Technical College and has worked in the industry 40 Years. He has made connections with some of the top Manufacturers and Individuals Nationally and Internationally. He has travelled to Europe on several occasions as a guest of Heating Equipment Manufacturers.

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Website & Social Media to Support Your Small Business

$65

with Mark Arnold

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

The digital ecosystem is built up of many parts, a website and social media are all important for a company to build their online presence. Learn how to maintain your website and use social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Yelp, Business My Google) to promote your small business. A website and social media can and should work in tandem, complementing each other to build a stronger online presence for your company. Social media can complement your website – and vice-versa – by linking your social activities back to your business' website. Please bring your charged laptop.

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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

$2,599

with CCI Staff

Calendar Feb 25, 2020 at 5:30 pm

This program is intended for students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare.  It will train students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office.   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.  

All students will meet with the Director, Anne Patterson, to fully enroll them. 

There is an optional 160 hr externship that will be arranged if necessary.

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 for a fee. 

Note: Some classes will be held at MDI Hospital, but this will be discussed in class.

 

 

 

 

Heartsaver CPR/AED

$41

with Lisa Parkin

Calendar Apr 28, 2020 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

Heartsaver First Aid

$41

with Lisa Parkin

Calendar Apr 29, 2020 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.

ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers
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ServSafe® Food Safety Program for Managers

$149

with Ken Bakos

Come for this great one-day course to obtain the "ServSafe Manager Certificate" and satisfy the State of Maine requirement for having a certified food manager on premise. Course includes textbook, study guide, practice exam, classroom training, exam and certificate. Certificate valid for 5 years. Please call 217-2500 to register over the phone or online at: www.onfocussolutions.com. This class costs $149.00. Please go to the website www.onfocussolutions.comfor the schedule and location of classes. MDI Adult Ed does not accept registrations for this program. You must visit the website above or call 217-2500.





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