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Tools and Trades
with Rhonda Jacobson
Helping people with a Career pathway for their future.
Call our office @627-4291 for more information
Career Exploration and Planning
with Rhonda Jacobson
Thinking about changing careers or advancing in your current career, but don't know which steps to take? Our Career Pathways advisor is available to assist students with identifying and achieving career goals and can offer guidance with career exploration and career readiness.
Create your personal career plan through self-exploration, occupational exploration and career and educational planning.
Call 627-4291 for more information
Certified Group Fitness and Personal Trainer
with Academy of Medical Professions
Looking for a new career? Interested in changing lives of those around you? How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out? This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer. Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA. The program is all-inclusive and will include AED, First Aid and CPR certifications as well. You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks. $1,500 or $3,000 for both. All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams. TO REGISTER OR PAYMENT PLANS CALL The Academy of Medical Professions. 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com
with Susan Robbins R.N.
CNAs are caregivers who provide patients assistance with activities of daily living and basic needs. They also help patients feel safe and comfortable throughout their hospital stay. These direct caregivers spend most of their time assisting patients and listening to their concerns.
The State of Maine approved CNA course includes classroom work, skills labs, and clinical experience. The course is a 20- week course of 190 hours. This course will prepare you not only to become a CNA, but will also help with your reading, study, and math skills. We will give you the advantage of work readiness training to help build your resume and prepare for employment in the medical field. Our course includes additional academic support for those who need or want it.
At the successful completion of the course, students take the State Certification Examination. Course cost includes the State Certification Examination.
Admission process includes the completion of an application packet, a score of 240 on the CASAS test (a reading assessment) and an interview with the instructor. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalency, or be working towards their diploma.
Please contact the office at 627-4291 and ask for Tricia for more information about this class.
This class runs on Saturdays from 8-4 pm and some weeknight evening clinicals.
CPR and First Aid
with Gretchen Plummer and Danielle Small
In a medical emergency, would you know what to do? We'll cover splinting, control bleeding, shock, environmental emergencies, choking emergencies, breathing problems, chest compressions (CPR), and how to use an Automated Electronic Defibrillator (AED). Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.
with Condensed Curriculum
This 20-hour medical terminology program is a comprehensive guide to identifying, analyzing, and understanding the basic word structure, root words, suffixes, and prefixes. In addition, this program will provide instruction in the organization of the human body and the associated systems, major drug classifications, diagnostic tests and treatment procedures, medical abbreviations and symbols and common medical terms. This program is intended to provide students with a well-rounded introduction to medical terminology enabling a student to better comprehend medical terms.
Pharmacy Technician Certificate program w/PTCB national certification
with Academy of Medical Professions
All Inclusive 14 week program.
Work One-On-One with a Pharmacy Technician Trainer and entirely online with support from a Pharmacy Technician and Trainer. The Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in health care today. In this course, you will learn everything from the role of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam. You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage and more of hundreds of drugs. You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures. You will be ready to pass your PTCB national certification included in cost. $1,850.00.
with Chris Connor
We are now taking names for our Fall 2018 classes.
Call our office @627-4291 to be put on the waitlist.
*Dates to be determined. *
The phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team who obtains a patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro collection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists are employed across the healthcare system. Classroom and lab work includes medical terminology, blood collection, procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Learners must produce documentation of a recent medical physical examination conducted and signed by a physician, and the following vaccinations: Hepatitis B, MMR, Tetanus, Varicella, and TB. Class size is limited.
Students are responsible for purchasing book for class- "Phlebotomy Essentials 6th Editiion" by Ruth McCall and Cathee Tankersley.
*To enroll, call 207-627-4291 Ext. 21.