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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
with Jennifer McIntire
CLC Adult Education and LincolnHealth co-sponsor a FREE 180-hour minimum Certified Nursing Assistant training course. This CNA program is open to all adults by application only. Successful graduates are eligible to work in many areas of the health care field. The September class is closed but a new class will be starting January, 2019. The course is open to all adults by application and interview process. Applications will be available in November. You may call LincolnHealth Education (563-4540) to have an application packet sent to you. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED/HiSET in order to be considered for the course.
*** CNA Paid Apprenticeship Program ***
(Subject to availability)“
Earn while you Learn”
LincolnHealth/CLC Adult Education and Midcoast School of Technology are offering an “Earn while you Learn” opportunity. Through a paid apprentice program, you can earn money for your CNA training with an expected commitment to work in a Long Term Care setting for 18 months.
An application and interview are required to be considered for this program. A limited number of applicants are accepted. To receive an application or more information please call LincolnHealth Education at 563-4540, or Pen Bay Medical Center Education at 921-8440.
Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) Certification Course
with Sally Larson
This is a 40-hour course designed to teach residential care workers to administer selected non-injectable medications in a Licensed Residential Care or Group Home setting. The course provides the basic understanding necessary to administer medications safely and to document accurately. Successful completion of this course satisfies departmental training requirements for workers who wish to pass medications in certain assisted housing programs. There is some homework required with this course and students must attend all 40 hours in order to be certified.
Students are responsible for arranging their own clinical experience necessary for certification. If you are not already affiliated with a licensed facility you will need to discuss arrangements with the Adult Ed director when you apply.
There is a required application process for this course. The application must be completed and approved prior to registration. Payment plans and some fee reductions are available. For more information or to obtain an application for the class, call Central Lincoln County Adult Education at 563-2811, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the required application process no on-line or phone registrations will be accepted.
Sally Larson is a Clinical Educator at Lincoln Healthcare and has been an RN for 40 years. Sally trained in England and has been practicing in the USA since 1980. She is an instructor in ACLS, PALS, and BLS.
Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) RE-Certification Course 2
with Sally Larson
This is a review and re-testing for people who already hold a CRMA certificate and wish to renew their certification. Sept 4th is a one day course, including recertification testing on that day. In November, the first day 11/20 will be a review day with the actual re-certification done on the second day 11/27. You must provide a copy of your current certificate along with your registration for this course.
Heartsaver® Adult/Child/Infant CPR/AED
with Sally Larson
Early registration is encouraged – class size limited!
Each year an estimated 166,000 lives are claimed by sudden cardiac arrest. That is about 455 people each day. Effective bystander CPR, provided immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest, can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. Almost 80 percent of cardiac arrests occur at home and are witnessed by a family member.
This course will cover basic adult, child and infant CPR skills as well AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) training for the lay person and non-healthcare worker who needs CPR certification. It includes receipt of an American Heart Association Heartsaver Course Completion Card. Learn CPR today – the life you save could be that of your own loved one!