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Activities Coordinator Training Prog.
with Bonnie Green
Course will begin when we have enough students who have committed to attending. Call 207-947-6474 to place your name on our call-back list. 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 conceptual framework is “Service through Leadership”. The program builds from the provision of clinical activity services to individuals and groups as a care giver, to developing and managing aggregate 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. Cost includes text, clinical sites, and state exam fee.
American Heart, First Aid
with Holly Juilli
This 6-hr certification class offers basic first aid knowledge with a focus on children and/or adults. It is a perfect course for bus drivers, teachers, parents, child care providers, summer camp counselors and others. Students receive hands-on instruction & practice in first aid emergencies including how to care for bleeding, bone fractures, head injuries, heat/cold emergencies, allergic reactions, poisoning, airway obstruction, etc.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
with Holly Juilli
The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. This course covers: adult and pediatric CPR, two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag valve masks, foreign body airway obstruction, automated external defibrillation, special resuscitation situations, stroke and cardiac arrest, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies. Participants will receive a certification card after successful completion.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
with Grace Davis
Application deadline: August 21st by 8:00pm.
This 180-hour course fulfills DHHS and DLRS requirements to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Maine, including 90 hours of classroom instruction, 20 hours of skills lab instruction, and 70 hours of clinical training at an approved healthcare facility (typically done on weekends). Upon successful completion of the course, students will take the state exam administered at UTC. Please call (207) 947-6474 or go online to utc.maineadulted. org for more information. A brochure and application packet will be mailed to you if requested. includes BLS/CPR Certs, text, background check & state exam fee.
This program has been approved for the use of G. I. Bill benefits.
Digital Literacy (Computer Basics)
with Dylan Roy
Today, one of the basic skills necessary to get a job and succeed at a workplace is to know how to use the computer. Computing has become an integral part of everyday life in the twenty-first century. The IC3 (Internet, Computing Core Certification) course introduces you to the fundamentals of computing, explains the components of a computer, explores basic operating systems, and shows you how to use a mouse and a keyboard. The certification exam for IC3 is not included in the course, but it is available upon request. Required: your own pen drive to save work.
Healthcare Career Skills
with Pat Gillis
This prep course will provide training in the soft skills necessary to prove to an employer you are ready to begin your career in healthcare. You will study and practice Self-Management Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Conflict Management, Stress Management, Managing Your Emotions, and Career Planning. Employers in the healthcare professions are searching for workers with these skills along with a knowledge of and understanding of what it’s like to work in healthcare. Text purchased separately (not required).
ME Vehicle Inspection Technician
with Paul Jones
Become a certified Class A inspection technician after you complete this exam prep class. A Class A Inspection is an inspection of any motor vehicle required by statute to be inspected, and that has a gross vehicle weight rating of 10,000 lbs or less that does not have air brakes. This includes passenger cars, light trucks & mini-vans. In order to get into this class you must have basic automotive knowledge and a valid, active State of Maine driver’s license. The exam approval process consists of a criminal and driving history check.
Medical Assistant Technology
with Ivy Whitmore
UTC’s new MA training program prepares students to become competent, entry-level Medical Assistants at any healthcare facility. This 9-month program covers the following topics: medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, phlebotomy, cardiac monitoring, procedures, law, ethics, and office administration. Students will develop critical skills needed to perform clinical, laboratory, and administrative duties. A 160-hr clinical internship at St. Joseph Healthcare is a requirement to complete the program. Successful students will be eligible to take the NHA national certification exam at UTC. Prerequisite: Some healthcare knowledge or education. A payment plan is available for this training.