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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

$2,599

with To Be Announced

Calendar Nov 6, 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 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.

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