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with Bonnie Green
** Before you register, you must complete an application packet which is available from the Adult Education Office at UTC.**
This 200-hour program is approved by and conducted in accordance with Maine Department of Health & Human Services and Division of Licensing & Regulatory Services utilizing the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals (MEPAP) 2nd edition curriculum. The program builds from providing activity services to individuals and groups as a care giver, to developing and managing Activity Department services as a supervisor. Understanding social gerontology and adult development and growth across the life span is taught as the cornerstone for service approach. Elder care, on all levels, is investigated. Participants will learn to perform as full members of the health care team whose common objective is the quality of life for the dependent adult and to advocate for services in the private and public setting.
Home Owner Carpentry
with Skip Beardsley
Med. Tech (CNA-M)
with Grace Davis
The purpose of this course is to teach experienced CNAs (you must have one year of work experience as a CNA) to administer selected non-injectable medications to patients who are 4 years of age and older. This complex nursing task shall be performed under the direct onsite supervision of a licensed nurse only in long term care nursing facilities, state mental health institutions, county jails and state correctional facilities and assistive living settings. The 120 hour (60 hours of theory/classroom; 20 hours of skill laboratory and 40 hours of clinical experience) is Maine State Board of Nursing approved using the Standardized Medication Course for Certified Nursing Assistants curriculum.
This program has been approved for the use of GI Bill benefits. *GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
with Kim Potter
This program prepares students to become competent entry-level Medical Assistants. It will cover medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, pharmacology, cardiac monitoring & procedures, phlebotomy, medical law & ethics, and medical office administration & procedures. The program is designed to develop the critical skills needed to perform clinical, laboratory and administrative duties in doctors’ offices, hospitals, urgent care facilities and other healthcare agencies. Successful students will participate in the 160-hour clinical externship provided at one of the many St. Josephs Healthcare sites. Upon completion of classroom and clinical externship, students will be eligible to take the National Certification Exam. This program is designed to be completed in 6 months. Prerequisite: prior healthcare experience. Start date October 1st Deadline for sign up September 14. Application must be completed by sign up date. Applications can be picked up at United Technologies Center M-F 8-3 if you have any questions please call Dawn at 947-6474 a deposit of $100 due when application is turned in. Applicants will be notified for an interview after deadline date.
with Mark Richards
with Skip Beardsley
Materials purchased separately. In this hobby class, beginner students will be taught the foundational skills needed to create a beautiful, finished wood project. The first weeks of the course focus on shop safety, correct use of tools and fundamental techniques. Advanced woodworking students will build on their experience and skill by creating a more advanced woodworking project. Students may choose their own project based on the amount of time required to build it and the allowable space in the shop area. Required: steel toed boots & safety glasses.The first night of class will be mandatory shop and tool safety.
Tuesdays, , 6-9 pm Instructor: Skip Beardsley