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Book Study Group
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Book Study Group

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Feb 6, 2019 at 11:45 am, runs for 16 weeks

Book study groups promote reading skills and critical thinking. Conversations are at the heart of the book study group. Members share insights, ask questions, and learn from the perspectives of their fellow members. Participants will focus on a work of literary non-fiction. Please call our office if you are interested in participating in this class - 422-4794

Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)

$999

with Sally Howard

Calendar Feb 4, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 13 weeks

Healthcare is one of the fastest 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. Program courses include:
*  Medical Administrative Assistant
*  Office Technology
*  Career Opportunities
*  Medical Math 
*  Medical Terminology 

Use 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
  • Medical ethics

Other instructors include: Phil Wormuth, Trudy Martin, and Elizabeth O'Toole

Participants must meet with a student advisor and complete an application. Please ask us about scholarship options. No class weeks of Feb 19th and April 16th.

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

$900

with Elizabeth O'Toole

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 8 am, runs for 15 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.

Computer Basics for the Beginner (Session 1)

$30

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Mar 29, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 3 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 aren't 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 and using email, using the Internet, and becoming more comfortable with the computer. You can bring your own PC laptop or use one of ours. After the class, you will receive a 1:1 tutoring session to work on your own projects and goals.

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Math and Technology Lab

$25

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Jan 4, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 20 weeks

The Math and Technology Lab is free for enrolled students to get extra help and tutoring in any math, distance learning or technology courses they are taking through our program. Our distance learning students can use this time to work on their courses with staff available to help as needed. No classes on: 2/22/19 and 4/19/19.

If you are not enrolled in our program but would like to participate, please call our office - 422-4794. A fee of $25 would be charged.

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Math for Healthcare - Online

$40

with Trudy Martin

Calendar Jan 25, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

Looking to get an entry-level health care job? Taking a CNA or CRMA course? This online basic math skills class can be matched with any adult ed. health care course. Improve your math skills and increase your marketability while training for your new profession. The basics of percents, decimals and 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. There is a three week enrollment period (1/25-2/15/19) and the class must be finished by 4/30/19. To enroll, students must complete orientation and assessments.

Poetry: Beatnik 201: Iconic Women Beat Writers

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Jan 22, 2019 at 1:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

The focus of this class is women Beat writers of the 1950's and 60's - their unique writing styles, unconventional methods, and obscure literary accomplishments. Our class will culminate in a mock open-mic where participants will perform their original poetry (written in the style and manner of the great women Beats.) Pre-requisite: Poetry: Beatnick 101 (Fall 2018) or permission from the instructor.

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

Resume and Interviewing Workshop (Session 1)

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Mar 20, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Make sure your resume lands at the top of the application 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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