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Behavioral Health Professional Training - Woodfords Family Services

Free

with Woodfords Family Services

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2023

Open Enrollment.  This is an ONLINE class.  Can be taken anytime.

THIS CLASS IS FOR MAINE RESIDENTS ONLY

Children’s Behavioral Health Services is vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, and Mental Health Disorders and their families. The need in our area is great!

We are excited to connect our adult education community with this wonderful ONLINE training program. This online training is Free. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies and school districts.  

The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules and then 3, 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. 

Once the modules are completed, participants that do not already possess CPR certification will be required to complete either in-person or blended Child & Adult CPR/FA training. You can take CPR through Adult Education or Woodfords Family Services. 

The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalency upon completion of the course may register.

Medical Transcription Certificate Program

Free

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2023

Registration for this class is free, meaning there is no fee to sign up for the course.

However, once registered, there is a cost of $3,200 to enroll in the class itself.

This is an online course.  This class can be taken anytime.

Your registration doesn't secure your spot in the class.  Your registration details are necessary for SCAE to forward to American Medical Professionals.  Payments go directly to American Medical Professionals.  They offer multiple payment methods.

After signing up for the class, you'll receive a packet to fill out and send directly to American Medical Professionals.

Once you have filled out the paperwork and the information requested, Academy of Medical Professionals will reach out to you to complete your registration process.

Medical Transcription is a desired field for most people trying to work at home.  Strong typing, computer, and English Grammar skills are essential.  Medical terminology, formats, rules and regulations, jobs, calculation of pay, confidentiality, and tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books are provided with the course fee.  Classes are online for 16 weeks with completion of 16-week to 6-month options.  This is a State Certified Program, and you will receive a Certificate of Completion and Letter of Recommendation upon graduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program.  The program includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Transcription.  

$3,200 includes everything for the course and the field.  Required typing skills, above 60 WPM, Microsoft Word proficiency.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org

 

Medical Coding with CPC Certification

Free

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Mar 1, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 30 weeks

Registration for this class is free, meaning there is no fee to sign up for the course.

However, once registered, there is a cost of $3,950 to enroll in the class itself.

This is an online course.  You can take this class anytime.

Your registration doesn't secure your spot in the class.  Your registration details are necessary for SCAE to forward to American Medical Professionals.  Payments go directly to American Medical Professionals.  They offer multiple payment methods.

After signing up for the class, you'll receive a packet to fill out and send directly to American Medical Professionals.

Once you have filled out the paperwork and the information requested, Academy of Medical Professionals will reach out to you to complete your registration process.

20-week, in-depth medical coding for CPC certification through AAPC.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding, provide you with the skills needed to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Professional Coder.  This certificate program includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy and physiology, Step-by-step coding, CPC-A exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests, and all books.  Basic computer skills are required. 

Online only with Live One-on-One sessions with the instructor through Zoom twice weekly. 

All Medical Coding Programs Offered

     $3,950 Medical Coding (CPC-A Certification)

     $5,150 Medical Coding w/Practicode (CPC Certification)

     $6,750 Medical Professional (CMAA AND CPC-A certifications)

     $1,200 Practicode only

If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact SCAE at AdultEd@Sanford.org.

 

Administrative Medial Assistant with CMAA

Free

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Mar 6, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Registration for this class is free, meaning there is no fee to sign up for the course.

However, once registered, there is a cost of $3,200 to enroll in the class itself.

This is an online course.  This class can be started anytime.

Your registration doesn't secure your spot in the class.  Your registration details are necessary for SCAE to forward to American Medical Professionals.  Payments go directly to American Medical Professionals.  They offer multiple payment methods.

After signing up for the class, you'll receive a packet to fill out and send directly to American Medical Professionals.

Once you have filled out the paperwork and the information requested, Academy of Medical Professionals will reach out to you to complete your registration process.

16-week all-inclusive National Certification course with Billing Certificate.  This course provides practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field and is entirely online.  You will learn Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, Electronic Medical Records (Boot Camp), and Medical Billing.  This Certificate Program includes the CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant).  Certification exam through the National Healthcare Association (NHA) and Billing Certificate from the Academy. 

$3,200 includes National Certification, all books, fees, and resume and job assistance. 

If you have any other questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us at AdultEd@Sanford.org.

Medical Coding with CPC Certification with Practicode

Free

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Current session started Mar 14, 2024 at 5:30 pm, runs for 30 weeks

Registration for this class is free, meaning there is no fee to sign up for the course.

However, once registered, there is a cost of $5,150 to enroll in the class itself.

This is an online course.  This class can be taken anytime.

Your registration doesn't secure your spot in the class.  Your registration details are necessary for SCAE to forward to American Medical Professionals.  Payments go directly to American Medical Professionals.  They offer multiple payment methods.

After signing up for the class, you'll receive a packet to fill out and send directly to American Medical Professionals.

Once you have filled out the paperwork and the information requested, Academy of Medical Professionals will reach out to you to complete your registration process.

20-week, in-depth medical coding for CPC certification through AAPC.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding, provide you with the skills needed to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Professional Coder.  This certificate program includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, Step-by-step coding, CPC-A exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests, and all books.  Basic computer skills are required. 

Adding Practicode (6 - 10 weeks online program) will remove the apprenticeship designation from the CPC credential.  

All Medical Coding Programs Offered

     $3,950 Medical Coding (CPC-A Certification)

     $5,150 Medical Coding w/Practicode (CPC Certification)

     $6,750 Medical Professional (CMAA AND CPC-A certifications)

     $1,200 Practicode only

If you have any other questions or concerns, please contact us at AdultEd@Sanford.org. 

Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course

$1,195

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Current session started Apr 24, 2024 , runs for 8 weeks
1 additional session on Jun 24, 2024

This is an online course.

This exciting program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on your medical education and possible clinical experience, this course provides nurses with the fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course teaches legal concepts related to the healthcare industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers’ compensation. Any nurse interested in entering the legal field can benefit from the education provided by this course. The course is also open to anyone interested in the field of forensic testimony and medical-legal issues, but participants without a nursing background might not be able to take the LNCC exam after graduation. Legal Nurse Consultant Certified (LNCC) is a discretionary test separate from this training course that experienced registered nurses graduating from this course may decide to sit for. LNCC test eligibility requirements are discussed during this training course; however, nurses graduating from this course need not take the LNCC to practice as legal nurse consultants.

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

Successful graduates will receive a certificate for 42 contact hours of nursing continuing professional development from CLS by Barbri that they may be able to use to fulfill continuing education requirements

CPR Heartsaver & First Aid

$100

with Thomas Miskell, Jr.

Calendar Next available session starts May 11, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Acquire the critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest until emergency medical services arrive. Learn to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, and other first-aid emergencies. CPR and AED for Adults, Children, and infants.  Certification is good for 2 years and meets most requirements for advisors, camp counselors, and basic care providers.  The course fee includes American Heart Association CPR card. (This instructor is AHA and ASHI Certified).

There is a $40 materials fee for supplies, and books.

 

 

Pharmacy Technician National Certification with PTCB

Free

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Next available session starts May 30, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 14 weeks

Registration for this class is free, meaning there is no fee to sign up for the course.

However, once registered, there is a cost of $2,850 to enroll in the class itself.

This is an online course.  This class can also be started at anytime.

Your registration doesn't secure your spot in the class.  Your registration details are necessary for SCAE to forward to American Medical Professionals.  Payments go directly to American Medical Professionals.  They offer multiple payment methods.

After signing up for the class, you'll receive a packet to fill out and send directly to American Medical Professionals.

Once you have filled out the paperwork and the information requested, Academy of Medical Professionals will reach out to you to complete your registration process.

All-inclusive 14-233k program.  This program has two options: entirely online or our new live via Zoom class that meets each term.  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 prepare 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 innovative pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines, and safety procedures. 

$2,850  This Certificate program includes all course materials and PTCB National Certification (CPhT) Exam fee. 

If you have any other questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact SCAE at AdultEd@sanford.org





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