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CERTIFICATE Medical Transcription
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CERTIFICATE Medical Transcription

$2,650

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Jun 22, 2022

This course is an online course.

Turn dictated medical information into typed records through the use of various types of equipment (micro-cassette recorders, Wav files, telephone systems and C-phones).  Receive verbal information and type that it into a word processing program accurately, using the format specified by the provider (SOAP notes, discharge summaries, and other report forms).  Basic computer skill is a must, as are basic typing skills and knowledge of commonly used word processing programs.  Most doctors or transcription companies ask for a minimum of 60 WPM.  Many employers now use the Internet, which gives you the opportunity to work from home without having to drop off and pick up tapes.

This class can be taken anytime.

Contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org about registering for this class.  SCAE will forward your contact info to the Academy of Medical Professions and they will reach out to complete your registration!

Pharmacy Technician National Certification with PTCB

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Jun 22, 2022 , runs for 14 weeks

This is an online course.

This 14-week program prepares you to pass the certification exam.  This program is active for one year from date of activation, allowing time to complete the program and to review for the exam.  Pharmacy techs help with day-to-day services (preparing meds, answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking refill requests, and much more).  Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential.  You must have the ability to learn and retain procedural processes and apply them quickly and accurately.  Learn one-on-one with an instructor (with constant contact) as you go through your weekly assignments.

This course can be taken anytime.

Advanced Paralegal Certificate

$3,000

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Aug 22, 2022 , runs for 7 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 17, 2022

These advanced topics build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course© offered by over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. These classes are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials will enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals. The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will embellish your legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase your salary and marketability.

*Those who successfully complete at least six advanced topics will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Completing both the Core Requirements and the Advanced Requirements of the Paralegal Certificate Program provides comprehensive training and skills that should enable graduates to work in the quickly-growing paralegal profession. The two parts in combination have been designed to meet the requirements of the California Business and Professional Code §6450, legislation that took effect in California on 1/1/01.

Paralegal Certificate

$1,895

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Aug 22, 2022
1 additional session on Oct 17, 2022

This class is distinctly online.

Paralegalism is one of the fastest growing careers in the country with an annual average salary of $44,480 (more if you freelance). Learn to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented, specific to those areas of law in which paralegals are in demand.  Books: $521

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Victim Advocacy Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Aug 22, 2022
1 additional session on Oct 17, 2022

Become a victim advocate for domestic violence shelters, crisis centers and hotlines, and to assist crime victims in the criminal justice system. Learn legal terminology, legal process, victims’ rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects on the victim, victim advocacy skills, guardianships and crisis intervention. We’ll also cover counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.  Books: $60

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CASAS Assessments

Free

with Lisa Merlin

Calendar Next session starts Oct 7, 2022 at 12 pm
3 additional sessions through Oct 28, 2022

Register today for the CASAS Assessment session.  It’s FREE!

Are you interested in any of the following?

  • High School Diploma
  • High School Equivalency (HiSET)
  • Maine College and Career Access  
  • MLL (Multilingual Learners)

Whatever your need, Sanford Community Adult Education is here to help you accomplish your educational goals!  

We start with a FREE Math and Reading Assessment (and short Essay) 

This must be taken BEFORE you register for classes.

The scores from the CASAS are used to guide your placement into courses at the level that is perfect for you.  

All tests are held at Sanford Community Adult Education, Willard Building, 668 Main Street, Sanford, Maine.

Dental Assistant
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Dental Assistant

$2,900
Calendar Next session starts Oct 10, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This class is distinctly online.

10 Week Certificate program in Dental Assisting for one of the most high-demand careers.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you the skills you need to work in this field and pass a national certification exam.  This program is taught by a Dentist and includes an opportunity for internships.  The price of the course, $2500, includes all books, exam preparation materials and fees for the DANB RHS certificate program.  Upon passing the DANB RHS, you will receive a certificate of knowledge on competency for that component from DANB. Payment plans available. 

Please email AdultEd@sanford.org for specific information and registration for this class.

Onsite live broadcoast and live location:  Sanford Community Adult Education

 

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Clinical Medical Assisting
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Clinical Medical Assisting

$3,200

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next session starts Oct 11, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This class is distinctly online.

A CMA is a medical support professional who performs a variety of tasks for physicians in providng patient care, while ensuring that offices run smoothly and efficiently.

Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills.  Job duties include wound care, blood sampling, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient's history and assisting physicians during examinations. Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience. Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification. Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. Externships may be available in your area.  Course fee of $3200 includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Payment plans are available.  

Contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org about registering for this class.  SCAE will forward your contact info to the Academy of Medical Professions and they will reach out to complete your registration!

 

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