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Gray-New Gloucester Adult & Community Education



Business & Skills Training

CCMA Interest

Free
Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2020

For more information about our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program, please register here and we will contact you!

140 Classroom Hours w/ a Clinical Externship

For students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program trains students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Includes hands on labs and a clinical extern- ship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

Course Contact Hours: 140 hours + Clinical Externship

Student Tuition: $2,599 (Textbooks included - Board exam is an additional fee)

Clinical Externship Hours: 160 hours

CNA Interest

Free
Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2020

For more information about our Certified Nursing Assistant Program, please register here and we will contact you!

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the medical field, this course will provide you with the skills and experience to be Maine State Certified as a Nursing Assistant. The course includes 110 hours of classroom instruction plus 70 hours of clinical practice at local health care facilities..  Our CNA program is a state approved 180 hour course designed to prepare students for the state certified nurses assistant exam and the rigors of working in the field. Students interested in the program need to contact GNG Adult Education as soon as possible to obtain an information packet and schedule a CASAS exam. 

Open Computer Learning Lab

Free

with Tara Hannan Kent Pelkey

Calendar Current session started Jan 21, 2020 at 5 pm

Do you struggle with technology? Google has many great tools you can use for free! If you want to use Google for personal use, or you use it at work, we will explore the amazing tools provided. Learn to present information, share with colleagues, collaboratively edit, and use other time-saving tools. (If you do not have a current google account, we will create one in the first class.) Bring a laptop or we will have computers available. The beauty of Google is that you can access it anywhere you can go online. Thanks to a generous donation by OTelCo we are able to offer this on-going open lab time at no cost.

Phlebotomy Technician
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Phlebotomy Technician

$700

with Christopher Connor

Calendar Next session starts Jan 25, 2020

The Phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team who obtains a patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro collection for testing purposes. Phlebotomists are employed across the healthcare system. Classroom and clinical experience at Bridgton Hospital includes medical terminology, blood collection, procedures, specimen handson practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Learners must produce documentation of a recent medical physical examination conducted and signed by a physician, and the following vaccinations: Hepatitis B, MMR, Tetanus, Varicella, and TB. Class includes the NHA’s Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. Clinical experience is held @ Bridgton Hospital, Bridgton, Me. Class size is limited.

To enroll, call 207-627-4291.

Instructor: Christopher Connor

Begins: January 25, 2020 - 12-week session Saturdays; 9:00 AM -1:30 PM

Orientation Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020

Location: Lake Region Adult Education, Naples

Fee: $700; Students are responsible for purchasing books

Beginner Drone Flying
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Beginner Drone Flying

$159

with Col. Daniel Leclair

Calendar Next session starts Mar 14, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 3 weeks

(sUAS—small Unmanned Aircraft Systems) If you are ready to explore this exploding career field, now is the time! This 23-hour course is designed for anyone using or looking to use drones. We cover operation of various models, hands-on flight practice, uses and applications across industries, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations, operational risks, insurance, career opportunities and much more. If you are in, or thinking about, real estate, construction, highways, agriculture, insurance, public safety, photography, media, inspection, etc. or want to start a business, learn how your industry can be transformed in new, cost-effective ways. We discuss how Maine citizens are using these unmanned aircraft in their businesses and how you can employ drones in your business or start a new one. Prerequisites: Ability to read and write the English language to at least the eighth-grade level, and comfortable using a computer and internet browser.

NOTE: Class times include a working lunch. Please come prepared with a bagged lunch, snacks and drinks. Microwave and fridge are available for use.

Saturday, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 9AM - 2PM for 3 sessions

Location: Windham Raymond Adult Education Learning Center

Call 892-1819 to register or for more information

MS Outlook Bootcamp
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MS Outlook Bootcamp

$39

with DJ Levasseur

Calendar Next session starts May 4, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn to navigate Microsoft Outlook email software like a pro. From sending and receiving email and attaching documents, creating your own specialized signature to managing your contacts and calendars, this intensive 3-evening course will have you maneuvering through this industry standard software with ease.

Call 892-1819 to register or for more information

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program - CCMA
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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program - CCMA

$2,699

Course Contact Hours: 140 + Clinical Externship Hours: 160

For students who want to prepare for an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in healthcare. This program trains students to assist physicians by performing functions related to the clinical responsibilities of a medical office. Instruction includes preparing patients for examination and treatment, routine laboratory procedures, diagnostic testing, technical aspects of phlebotomy and the cardiac life cycle. Includes hands on labs and a clinical externship opportunity at a local healthcare provider. To be eligible for clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 140 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. Note: Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national examination.

Class location and schedules vary. Visit our website to add your name to our interest list or call, 207-657-9612, for more information about upcoming classes.

Textbooks Included, board exam is additional $155.

Free for those who qualify.

Certified Nurses Assistant - CNA
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Certified Nurses Assistant - CNA

$450

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding career in the medical field, this course will provide you with the skills and experiences to be Maine State Certified as a Nursing Assistant. This regional collaboration has allowed us to offer this course at a reduced cost! Skills will be taught in an interactive classroom setting, and a two-week clinical experience will follow. The course will focus on nursing theory and application, including basic anatomy, physiology, and clinical performance. The course will also introduce you to several employers within our region.

Prerequisites: students must successfully pass the CASAS testing and interview screening in order to be admitted to the program. Applicants are encouraged to job shadow a CNA before interviewing. Documentation of a recent medical physical, conducted and signed by a physician, is required before clinical. Students must produce evidence of the following vaccinations: Hep B1, MMR, Tetanus, Chicken Pox, TB and flu shot. Fee for background check is non-refundable.

New classes beginning frequently! Visit our website to add your name to the interest list or call, 207-657-9612, for more information.





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