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RSU 24 Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

$2,599

with Nan Boutin

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks
Are you thinking about a career in healthcare? Build your training with our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program. Learn skills to assist physicians and work with patients in multiple healthcare settings. Our CCMA 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, HIPAA, and ethics and legal aspects of healthcare. •New this year we will include a simulated online medical office to give you realistic experience with using electronic medical records. •CCMA is 140-hours of combined classroom and hands-on lab and the opportunity to complete a 160-hour 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. This program is ideal for those pursuing formal Certified Medical Assistant and Nursing Programs, as well as those training for entry-level clinical positions. •Participants in this program have the opportunity to complete a work readiness course, Medical Terminology, an online medical math class, and earn digital literacy certificates. These value added courses are offered with classroom and online components.
Full Course
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

$900

with Maureen Perry

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 8 am, runs for 18 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 are held at area healthcare facilities and hospital. 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. Prerequisites: completed application, documented medical immunization history, meet with student advisor, and complete assessments. The schedule is subject to change. *No class: 12/24/19, 12/25/19, 12/31/19 and 1/1/20. Click here to download an application packet. 

Certified Nursing Assistant Medication Course (CNA-M)

$1,100

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Sep 26, 2019 at 8 am, 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 (2,080 hours) of full-time employment as a CNA prior to taking the course; and achieve a 10th grade level on a reading comprehension assessment.
Full Course
Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Oct.
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Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Oct.

$200

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Oct 26, 2019 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. 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.

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Sept.
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Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Sept.

$200

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Sep 21, 2019 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. 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.

Computer Basics for the Beginner

$30

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Oct 4, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

**Please note the starting date for this course is now: Oct. 4th.** 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.

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Computer Series for Seniors: Session 2 Working With Photos
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Computer Series for Seniors: Session 2 Working With Photos

$20

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Oct 21, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

The days of getting actual photographs of your grandchildren is becoming a thing of the past. Our days are filled with pictures, but where will the images be in ten years? Come to this class to learn how to receive, send, edit, save, and organize your photos. Bring your phone (along with your Windows laptop or tablet) if it has pictures on it that you want to save. This class is not for those who are new to computers. Ideally, participants would have taken the first session, Managing Your Files, offered in this series. This class is not designed for Ipads or Macbooks.

iPad Basics

$59

with Steven Nickerson

Calendar Oct 25, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Please note the original dates published in our catalog have changed.

Geared toward the novice iPad user, in this class you will learn how to operate and navigate around an iPad and use select apps such as Mail and the camera app, which will allow you to take, edit, and share photos and videos. Along the way, you'll learn some key vocabulary and how to find your way around the iPad. Students will need to bring their own iPads.





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