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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

$2,599

with A TB

Calendar Oct 11, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Are you thinking about a career in healthcare? Start or build your training with our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program teaching you skills to work with patients in multiple healthcare settings. Our program provides instruction, lab practice and hands-on training in preparing patients for examinations and treatment, taking and documenting vital signs, routine lab procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Other topics include: pharmacology, administration of medicine, cardiology and proper placement of leads, professional workplace behavior, and ethics and legal aspects of healthcare. The program is 140 hours of combined classroom and hands on lab and the opportunity to complete a clinical externship at a local healthcare facility. Upon successful completion of the course, participants can take the national Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam at our learning center. Job opportunities with this certification are available at physician’s offices, clinics, hospitals, chiropractor’s offices, and outpatient facilities. As well as training for entry-level clinical positions, this program is ideal for those pursuing formal Certified Medical Assistant and Nursing programs. Participants in this program have the opportunity to complete a work readiness course, digital literacy and office technology certificates, and an online medical math class. These value added courses are offered with class time and online components. They are self-paced and adapted to meet your needs. For more detailed information and an application, please call our office at 422-4794.

All candidates must complete an intake interview, CASAS assessment in both math and reading, letters of support, and complete the written application.

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

$1,500

with Elizabeth O'Toole

Calendar Aug 29, 2017 at 8 am, runs for 16 weeks

Deadline to apply is August 21st.

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 an area healthcare 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'. The schedule is subject to change.

For an application packet, click here.

Funding may be available through your local career center and/or scholarships. Please inquire.

 

Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Course
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Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Course

$1,100

with Elizabeth O'Toole

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 19 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 1

$300

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Sep 30, 2017 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 9/30, 10/1, and 10/14 from 9a-4p and on 10/15 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 2

$300

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Dec 2, 2017 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 12/2, 12/3, and 12/9 from 9a-4p and on 12/10 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 Sep 18, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are you wanting to learn more about using the computer but not sure where to turn? Need to learn to use a computer for a job? Our Computer Basics for the Beginner class offers a small group setting to allow for individualized needs and goals. You can bring your own PC laptop or use one of ours. No class 10/9.

 

Computer Basics for the Beginner Session 2

$30

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Oct 23, 2017 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are you wanting to learn more about using the computer but not sure where to turn? Need to learn to use a computer for a job? Our Computer Basics for the Beginner class offers a small group setting to allow for individualized needs and goals. You can bring your own PC laptop or use one of ours.

 

Math for Healthcare - Online
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Math for Healthcare - Online

$40

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Aug 29, 2017 at 12 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Looking to get an entry-level health care job? Taking a CNA or CRMA course? This online, self-paced basic math skills class can be integrated with any health care course. Improve your math skills and increase your marketability while training for your profession. The basics of percents, decimals, fractions, and measurements will be taught as they relate to health care. The class is available entirely online but students can get additional support at the learning center. All student must take pre and post assessments in person.

Please call our office at 422-4794 to meet with a student advisor and take the pre assessment.

 





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