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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.

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

$200

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Apr 6, 2019 at 9 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) March
Registration Unavailable

Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) March

$200

with Brenda Duggan

Calendar Mar 2, 2019 at 9 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.

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.

Medical Terminology

$225

with Elizabeth O'Toole

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 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 13-week course is for you! This course will cover terms related to all body systems. Please bring 3x5 index cards to prepare flash cards. Textbook included.

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.

Resume and Interviewing Workshop (Session 2)

Free

with Phil Wormuth

Calendar Apr 23, 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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