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Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - Recertification

$9750

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Mar 11, 2024 at 6 pm

This is a refresher/recertification course for the Basic Life Support program. Prior to class, participants MUST present a valid certification from one of the following entities: American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC), Canadian Red Cross, Health and Safety Institute (ASHI, EMSS, 24-7 Medic), Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI), National Safety Council (NSC).

Babysitter Training (American Red Cross)

$100

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Mar 14, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 3 weeks

The primary purpose of the Babysitter’s Training course is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to give care safely and responsibly for children and infants, such as diapering, bottle- and spoon-feeding, age-appropriate games, activities, and dealing with uncooperative children. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills and become better babysitters. They will learn how to build a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe, and learn about basic childcare and basic first aid. This training is designed for youths ages 11 to 15.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

$11250

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Mar 18, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Note: This course does NOT contain a First Aid component. This program ensures that individuals with a duty to respond (public safety professionals, healthcare providers, and others with a duty to respond) have the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. Updated coverage of CPR, AED, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, airway adjuncts, “Team CPR,” and Naloxone (Narcan®). A focus on soft skills, with additional coverage relating to team-based resuscitation. This program is accepted for continuing education credit by CAPCE and NREMT for EMS personnel, and by most state agencies and licensing boards. MUST ATTEND ALL CLASS SESSIONS.

CPR, AED, Standard First Aid - Recertification

$85

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Apr 8, 2024 at 6 pm

This is a refresher/recertification course for the Standard First Aid program. Prior to class, participants MUST present a valid certification from one of the following entities: American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC), Canadian Red Cross, Health and Safety Institute (ASHI, EMSS, 24-7 Medic), Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI), National Safety Council (NSC).

Airbnb - How to Open and Run One Well

$39

with Debra Arter

Calendar Apr 11, 2024 at 6 pm
Did you know that Airbnb hosts earn an average of $13,000 annually? Airbnb listings in Maine reached 20,000 in 2022? Many use short term rentals as a strategy to supplement their income and afford their own home. If you have entertained the idea of opening up your guest bedroom or summer camp for short term rental, this is a class not to miss. The instructor, herself an Airbnb owner since 2017, has interviewed many other Airbnb or VRBO owners and put together a packet of good information, tips and actual stories of events in the life of a short term landlord. The course will address issues dealing with ordinance, insurance, expectations, fees, safety, guests, communication, neighbors and more.

CPR, AED, Standard First Aid

$100

with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Apr 22, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

There will be an emphasis on life-threatening conditions and a focus on critical life-saving skills. Decision tables that provide a concise summary of what signs to look for and what treatment steps to take during an emergency. New and updated content on CPR, AED, first aid, epinephrine injectors (Epi-Pen®), hemorrhage control, opioid overdose response (Naloxone/Narcan®), compression-only CPR, and COVID-19. Accepted by most Federal and state regulatory and licensing agencies. MUST ATTEND ALL CLASS SESSIONS.

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Captains License Information Night 4.24.24

Free

with John Coffin

Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 6 pm

Are you interested in obtaining a USCG Captain’s License? Do you want to learn the differences between an Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV) license and a Master 100GT license, and what experience the Coast Guard requires for each? These informational sessions will help answer these questions and others about the two licenses. Also discussed will be the different methods for completing the course requirements. We plan to offer both courses in Maine during the Fall of 2024, representing the Captain School Key West/Miami. This information session is free, but please register in advance, so the instructor knows how many individuals will be attending and can send login instructions.

Firefighters Needed! Come and Learn More about how YOU can be a Firefighter!

Free

with Knox County Mutual Aid Association

Calendar May 9, 2024 at 6 pm

Have you wondered what it takes to be a Firefighter? What exactly does a Firefighter do? Do you feel you are too busy to be a Firefighter? Opportunities to serve your community comes in different forms. It could be volunteering. It could be on-call. It could be part-time or per diem. It could lead to a career! Get all your questions answered and more in this one-night presentation by several area Fire Chiefs. Fire Departments in our area need Firefighters of every type. You don't have to be available 24/7, there are many ways you can help serve your community. Come meet with area Fire Chiefs and Firefighters to learn more about how your knowledge, skills and abilities can be an asset to the Midcoast!





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