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RSU 24 Adult Education



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Medical Terminology
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Medical Terminology

$265

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Learn the pre-fixes, suffixes and root words of medical language. If you are working in the healthcare industry and want to make yourself more marketable in the medical field, plan on enrolling in nursing school, or simply want to increase your understanding of medical terms, this 14-week course is for you! This course will cover terms related to all body systems.

*Please call our office to register: 422-4794.  Please bring 3x5 index cards to prepare flash cards. Textbook included.

Personal Support Specialist (PSS)
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Personal Support Specialist (PSS)

$250

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Mar 19, 2020 at 8 am, runs for 3 weeks

This is a 50-hour training program necessary for certification as a Personal Support Specialist (PSS).  Upon completion of the program, you will be able to work in health care or human services to provide hands-on assistance with daily living for older adults and people with disabilities.  PSS's assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), including health maintenance activities, according to an authorized plan of care.

*Please call our office to register: 422-4794.  Prerequisites for this course include: a completed application, an intake meeting with the student advisor, documentation of medical immunization history, and completion of required assessments at our office.

**Snow dates:  4/9th, 4/10th

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) April
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Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) April

$200

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Apr 4, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

*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.

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.

Class dates & times are as follows:

  1. Saturday, 4/4th = 9am - 4pm
  2. Sunday, 4/5th = 9am - 4pm
  3. Saturday, 4/11th = 9am -4pm
  4. Saturday, 4/18th = 7am -7pm

*Please call our office to register: 422-4794.   

 

Computers for Seniors: Managing Your Files, Documents, and Photos
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Computers for Seniors: Managing Your Files, Documents, and Photos

$20

with Trudy Martin

Calendar May 1, 2020 at 10:30 am, runs for 2 weeks

We are excited to offer a computer class for seniors who know computer basics, but want to learn more. This class will cover naming, saving, moving, organizing, sending and receiving files, documents, and photos. Students will get repetitive practice with the goal of creating a system of their own. The class will be offered in a small group setting to allow for personal attention.

Please call our office if you are interested in participating in this class: 422-4794.

Resume and Interviewing Workshop (Session 2)

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar May 4, 2020 at 5 pm

Get your your resume at the top of the pile! Explore the basics of resume writing, job searches, applications and interviews. These workshops provide valuable tips on resume content and interviewing techniques. Week one will focus on creating a job-appropriate resume, what information to include, and formatting. Week two will concentrate on building confidence, interviewing tips, and mock interviews between participants.





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