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Assisted Living Caregiver Ready Certification

$640

with Barbara Roberts

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This combined certification has a prerequisite of high school diploma or equivalent and CASAS Reading and Math score of 236 and includes:

Personal Support Specialist (PSS), a 56-hour training approved by the Office of Licensing and Regulatory Services that is required for individuals who would like to work as a PSS: providing personal care (bathing, dressing, toileting, transfer), home management and providing assistance in the aging process and diseases.

Certified Residential Medical Aid (CRMA), a 40-hour training focusing on safe and acceptable procedures in the administration of meds and treatments as assigned by a residence administrator.

Math & Reading for Healthcare, a 32-hour course to improve math and reading skills specific to the healthcare industry.  Tuesday, March 6 to April 24, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Resume & Interview for the Job, a 16-hour session giving you tips and practice for putting your experience and education into the proper resume format as well as interview preparation and presentation including mock interviews.  Tuesday, May 1 to May 22, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Materials provided include blood pressure cuff and uniform (specifics given at first class.)

NOTE: PSS ($225) and CRMA ($350) may be taken independently as well

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BHP: Behavioral Health Professional 1/6

$225

with Lyn Dowler

Calendar Jan 6, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 7 weeks

One-on-one support of children (4-18/21 years of age) with intellectual/development delays and/or Autism in their home and within the community, usually after school until early evening hours and/or during the day on weekends etc. High-school diploma or equivalency is required to attend the 43-hour BHP training (includes CPR/first aid/AED/bloodborne pathogen training.) Most employees require a valid driver's license.

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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer

$3,000

with Academy of Medical Professionals

Calendar Jan 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Looking for a new career?  Interested in changing the 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 with hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA.  This 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.  Cost Is $1500 for one or $3000 for both.  All materials included in fee including the National Certification Exams.  

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

CRMA: Certified Residential Medical Aid

$350

with Barbara Roberts

Calendar Apr 26, 2018 at 12 pm, runs for 6 weeks

A 40-hour training: The CRMA utilizes safe and acceptable procedures in the administration of medications and treatments as assigned (directly or indirectly) by the Administrator and in accordance with Maine’s Regulations Governing the Licensing and Functioning of Assisted Housing Programs. CRMA’s are accountable for performing these functions in accordance with accepted standards. Candidates must bring proof of high-school diploma or equivalency.

This course has a prerequisite of high school diploma or equivalent and CASAS Reading and Math score of 236.

 

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Dental Assistant 2/26
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Dental Assistant 2/26

$2,400

with Kelly Rose

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

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 two national certificate exams and earn CPR certification.  This program is taught by a Certified Dental Assistant certificant and includes an opportunity for internships.  The price of the course, $2400, includes all books, exam preparation materials and fees for the DANB RHS and ICE exams and CPR certificate programs.  Upon passing the DANB RHS or ICE exams, you will receive a certificate of knowledge on competency for that component from DANB.  

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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Medical Coding with CPC Certification 3/1
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Medical Coding with CPC Certification 3/1

$3,500

with Doreen Boivin

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks

20 week, in-depth, State-Certified Certificate program in medical coding. This program is designed to teach all aspects of medical coding and provide you the skills you need to become nationally certified and get into the job market as a Certified Coder.  This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests and all books.  Basic computer skills are required.  Program cost:  $3500 

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

Onsite live broadcast location: Sanford Community Adult Education

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Medical Transcription Certificate 2/27
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Medical Transcription Certificate 2/27

$2,400

with Amy Catlin

Calendar Feb 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for -16 weeks

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, FTP,  tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books are provided with the course fee.  Classes are once a week for 16-weeks with a completion of 16 weeks 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.  Course includes medical terminology, Anatomy & Physiology and transcription. Course fee is $2400 which includes everything for the course and the field.  Payment plans are available.  

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

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Pharmacy Technician Certificate with PTCB national certification
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate with PTCB national certification

$1,850

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 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 nationals certification which is includes in the cost.  Cost of certificate is $1850 which includes all materials.  Payment plans are available.  

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

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