In this class, especially designed for adults with learning challenges, students will enhance everyday life skills by improving their basic reading, writing, and problem-solving proficiencies. Learners set their own individualized goals and work toward them in a safe, nurturing, and creative environment. Contact the Adult Education office for additional information.
The purpose of the Certified Residential Medication Aide course is to provide training for professionals working in state certified residential care facilities. The course covers State of Maine regulations, residential facility policies, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body.
Participants will discuss common medications in the major drug classes, common side effects of medication and the individual’s response to medication side effects.
Participants will learn safe medication administration procedures, vital signs, transcribing physicians’ orders, and how to document on a MAR (Medication Administration Record).
Upon completion of this 40-hour medication course participants will be able to administer medications in accordance with Maine’s regulation.
Under the guidance of an RN Educator, each participant will be required to complete a clinical Medication Administration “medication pass” on 3 different residents to be eligible for certification.
NO COST for Eligible Participants - Training valued over $5,000.
This training offers:
- 90 hours of classroom
- 90 hours clinical/lab
- 30 hours of academic and employability skills training
- hands-on training at a local long-term care facility
Upon successful completion of the final exam, you will be State of Maine Certified.
Register TODAY! for Orientation on Thursday, December 12, 2019
Do you enjoy helping others? Are you looking for a career with many rewards? If so, then this might be the career change for you.
After 90 hours of classroom theory and 90 hours of clinical and laboratory work, hands-on at a local long-term care facilities, and final exam, you will be State of Maine certified.
Requirements: Proof of age (at least 16); Proof of high school graduation or equivalency; completed application form; successful completion of a reading entrance exam and completed interview.
- CASAS Pre-Test: December 2, 2019, 3:00 p.m. @ Adult Education
- Classes/Clinicals: December 9, 2019, through February 12, 2020—M/T/Th/F Class 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Clinical 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. No class Dec. 25, 26, 27 or Jan. 1.
- CASAS Post-Test: TBD • CNA State Exam: TBD
You will need to bring a DSLR with a flash (on camera is fine) to class for this exciting workshop in portraiture.
We will explore studio lighting, and the various methods of setting up lighting scenarios. There will be strobes and flash units available and the class will fully participate in making their own portraits. Enter the exciting world of portraiture and learn to take your own family portraits, senior pictures or even capture images of your beloved family pet.