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

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

$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

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

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