Filter by Category
with Bonnie Green
COST IS TO BE DECIDED. 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. Training is provided to individual students, small group (2-4), or full class (5-8+) depending on interest. For that reason, the cost of the program and its schedule will be decided by the instructor as potential students register. Contact UTC for more information.
American Heart First Aid
with Holly Juilli
This certification class is perfect for bus drivers, teachers, parents, child care providers, summer camp counselors and others. Students receive hands-on instruction and 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 (BLS)
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
** Before you register, you must complete an application packet which is available from the Adult Education Office at UTC.**
ATTENTION: The application deadline has been extended to 1/26
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 selected Friday nights and all day Saturday). Upon successful completion of the course, students will take the state exam administered at UTC. Cost includes BLS/CPR Certifications, textbook, background check, state exam fee & liability insurance while in training. * 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)
Med. Tech (CNA-M)
with Lynn Johnston
We are currently taking applications for our Certified Med Tech course which will begin May 8, 2018. The deadline to apply is April 3, 2018 – complete applications are due at that time.
The purpose of this course is to teach experienced CNAs 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 Grace Davis
This is an introductory course intended to help students find employment or advance in their current jobs in the healthcare industry. You’ll begin by learning word parts (prefixes, roots, suffixes) that are essential to understanding medical language. To make the terms easier to understand and remember, the instructor will explain specific workplace situations where these terms are used. You will also begin learning the specific medical terminology related to systems of the body. This class is valuable for those who plan to pursue jobs in medical offices as transcriptionists or coders & billers.