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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant - Office Training
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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant - Office Training

$1,500

with Ander Thebaud

Calendar Feb 5, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 12 weeks

Healthcare is one of the fasting growing industries in Maine. As a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA), you can access a variety of local jobs in hospitals, clinics, dentist and eye doctor offices. Build career skills and prepare for a national MAA certification exam in this hands-on, 12-week program. Courses within the program are: Career Opportunities, Office Technology, Medical Math, and the Medical Administrative Assistant. We incorporate an on-line simulated, medical office for realistic experience with electronic medical records. We schedule several site visits and guest speakers. Past students have said this is one of the most valuable aspects of the program. Topics include: general medical office practices, scheduling, customer service, HIPPA, insurance forms, general billing, and medical ethics. No class weeks of Feb 19th and April 16th. Participants must meet with a student advisor and complete an application. Please ask us about available scholarship options.

 

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

$1,500

with Elizabeth O'Toole

Calendar Feb 6, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 16 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 Sullivan Learning Center with lab at a local health care facility in Ellsworth and clinicals held at area healthcare facilities and hospitals. 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'. Prerequisite: Meet with student advisor. The schedule is subject to change.

 View/download the application.

Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Course (Summer)
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Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Course (Summer)

$1,100

with Elizabeth O'Toole

Calendar Jun 5, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 11 weeks

This course requires 120 hours of training, labs and clinicals. Prerequisites: active and in good standing on the Maine State CNA Registry with no disqualifying annotations; have completed at least the equivalent of one year of full-time employment as a CNA prior to taking the course; and achieve a 10th grade level on a reading comprehension assessment.

Please call 422-4794 or email jgirmscheid@rsu24.org with your inquiries. The application is available for download on our website.

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Session 2

$300

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Mar 17, 2018 at 7 am, runs for 2 weeks

This state certification course prepares students to administer medications in state-certified residential facilities in Maine. Learn all about medications and their side effects and how to document procedures performed. Upon successful completion of this course participants will obtain a certificate from the State of Maine and be certified to provide medication administration in the residential setting. Re-certification is required every 2 years. Class meets 3/17, 3/18 and 3/24 from 9a-4p and on 3/25 from 7a-7p for clinical. This is an in-demand job and highly recommended for CNAs who work in Assisted Living facilities and/or the PSS.  We expect this class to fill up quickly, so please let us know as soon as possible of your interest by calling the office at 422-4794 or e-mailing Jean Girmscheid at jgirmscheid@rsu24.org. Requirements: completed application and reading assessment.

Completed application and reading assessment

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Session 3

$300

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 7 am, runs for 2 weeks

This state certification course prepares students to administer medications in state-certified residential facilities in Maine. Learn all about medications and their side effects and how to document procedures performed. Upon successful completion of this course participants will obtain a certificate from the State of Maine and be certified to provide medication administration in the residential setting. Re-certification is required every 2 years. Class meets 5/5, 5/6 and 5/12 from 9a-4p and on 5/13 from 7a-7p for clinical. This is an in-demand job and highly recommended for CNAs who work in Assisted Living facilities and/or the PSS.  We expect this class to fill up quickly, so please let us know as soon as possible of your interest by calling the office at 422-4794 or e-mailing Jean Girmscheid at jgirmscheid@rsu24.org. Requirements: completed application and reading assessment.

Completed application and reading assessment

Computer Basics for the Beginner Session 1

$30

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Mar 19, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are you only using your computer to play solitaire? Need to learn to use a computer for a job? Do you want to learn more about using the computer but not sure where to turn? Our Computer Basics for the Beginner class offers a small group setting for personal attention. Some skills covered in class are creating email, using the Internet, and becoming more comfortable with the computer. You can bring your own PC laptop or use one of ours. New this semester, included with the course cost, is an individual tutoring session after the 4 classes have met. At the tutoring session you can work on your own projects and goals.

 

Computer Basics for the Beginner Session 2

$30

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Apr 30, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are you only using your computer to play solitaire? Need to learn to use a computer for a job? Do you want to learn more about using the computer but not sure where to turn? Our Computer Basics for the Beginner class offers a small group setting for personal attention. Some skills covered in class are creating email, using the Internet, and becoming more comfortable with the computer. You can bring your own PC laptop or use one of ours. New this semester, included with the course cost, is an individual tutoring session after the 4 classes have met. At the tutoring session you can work on your own projects and goals.

 

Medical Terminology 3/6/2018

$225

with Elizabeth O'Toole

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks

If you are working in the healthcare industry, want to make yourself more marketable in the medical field, plan to enroll in nursing school, or simply want to increase your understanding of medical terms, this 13-week course is for you! This course will cover the human body and the terms associated with each major system. Students should bring 3x5 index cards to prepare flash cards. No class 4/17.

 





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