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(Anticiplated) Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) W18
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(Anticiplated) Certified Nurse Assistant (C.N.A.) W18

$1,500
Calendar Jan 22, 2018 at 4 pm, runs for 15 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, classes will be in the evening and clinicals will be on Saturdays, all day. Registration Deadline: January 5

Clinical Medical Assistant Program - 140 Classroom Hours with a Clinical Externship F17
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Clinical Medical Assistant Program - 140 Classroom Hours with a Clinical Externship F17

$2,599
Calendar Oct 3, 2017 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 No Classes will be held the week of Thanksgiving or Christmas

Heartsaver CPR/AED F17

$41

with Lisa Parkin

Calendar Oct 19, 2017 at 5 pm
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.

iPad for the Beginner F17
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iPad for the Beginner F17

$59

with Steven Nickerson

Calendar Sep 18, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks
New to the iPad? A bit nervous to start? This is the class for you! With guidance you will learn how to operate an iPad. Along the way you'll learn some key vocabulary as you navigate your way into the iPad world.

Bring your own fully charged iPad. About the instructor: Steven Nickerson was born in Bar Harbor, Maine and currently lives in Lamoine. In 2011 he earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a double major in History. In 2014 he earned a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology. Currently he is working towards a Master’s Degree in Adult and Higher Education. Steve has taught computer technology for another local adult ed program for three years.

Web Design Through Google Sites: an Intro F17

$59

with Steven Nickerson

Calendar Oct 16, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
In this course you will learn the basics of website design through the use of Google Sites. If you want to build a website but don't want to spend a lot of money, you are in luck! Google Sites is 100% free! Learn tips and tricks of the trade.

Bring a laptop. There are a few Mac Books to borrow if you can't bring a computer. About the Instructor: Steven Nickerson was born in Bar Harbor, Maine and currently lives in Lamoine. In 2011 he earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a double major in History. In 2014 he earned a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology. Currently he is working towards a Master’s Degree in Adult and Higher Education. Steve has taught computer technology for another local adult ed prog





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