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CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL MEDICATION AIDE (CRMA)
with LAURIE HISCOCK
This is a 40 hour course with 5 training sessions. This course will cover State of Maine regulations, some standard residential facility policies, basic anatomy and physiology of the human body, common medications in the majority of drug classes, and the practice of safe medication administration procedures. Additionally, participants will be provided the opportunity to practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, administering medications in the classroom setting and completing medication cards/worksheets or some other type of learning tool. Assessments required. *Recertification is required every 2 years
This class will be held in the Spring of 2024
Personal Support Specialist (PSS)
with LAURIE HISCOCK
50 hour course will train you to provide daily living care to older adults and individuals with disabilities. You could be the difference between someone getting to stay in their home or going to a nursing home. Other options for employment include local care facilities. REQUIREMENTS: 17 years and older, pass state background check, updated vaccinations including COVID 19. No high school diploma required.
BEHAVIOR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION TRAINING (BHP)
with Woodfords Family Service
Looking for in meaningful work? Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s Children with intellectual disabilities, autism and mental health disorders and their families. As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential. We are excited to connect our community with this wonderful ONLINE training and certificate program. Th s training will prepare you for employment through local social service agencies and equip you to work with children who qualify for services. This program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace. You will complete 12 online modules, then three 4-hour live (in-person sessions. Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online blood borne pathogen training and Child and Adult First Aid & CPR Certification. In just 40 hours, our free remote training program can get you certified and on your way to a life changing profession. Must be a Maine resident, and at least 18 years old with a high school diploma (or equivalent to become certified. Location: Online for course details see Woodfords Family Services www. woodfords.org/bhp-program
CERTIFIED MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (CNA-MED TECH)
State Approved Certified Medical Technician Program. Includes: 60 hours classroom, 20 hours classroom/lab, and 40 hours clinical training. Th s is a 120 hour course preparing CNA’s working in nursing homes to administer medications under the supervision of an RN (this 40 hour piece should be scheduled at the facility, by the facility, and a schedule provided to the instructor.) PREREQUISITE: CNA license +2080 hours as a CNA. Call the Adult Ed Office at 778-3460 for an application and detailed registration requirements. Assessments required.