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Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers


with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Sep 22, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
NOTE: This course does NOT contain a first aid component. There will be concise, current information given on what signs to look for and what treatment steps to take during an emergency, including how to perform CPR and use an AED, resuscitation mask, and bag-valve-mask resuscitator. We will cover bloodborne and airborne diseases, including precautions to take in response to COVID-19. We will also focus on soft skills, with additional coverage related to team-based resuscitation. MUST ATTEND ALL CLASS SESSIONS.

Standard First Aid, CPR, AED


with Andrew Eckman

Calendar Oct 13, 2022 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. We will also cover current information on CPR, AED, injuries, and illnesses, new and updated content on hemorrhage control, opioid overdose response, compression-only CPR, and COVID-19. MUST ATTEND ALL CLASS SESSIONS.
Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) Certification Training
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Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) Certification Training


with Woodfords Family Services

Our communities are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life.

Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s children with intellectual disabilities, autism, and mental health disorders and their families. And the need in our area is great! As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.

We are excited to connect our communities with Woodfords Family Services for this wonderful ONLINE training program. The online training will equip you to successfully help children who are currently on a waitlist for services. The training will prepare you for employment through local social services agencies. The program can be started at any time and finished at your own pace.

  • You will complete 12 online modules then two 4-hour live sessions. 
  • Once the modules are completed, you will receive free online bloodborne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training if you do not already possess those certifications. 
  • The entire training requirements will take about 45 hours.
  • Assistance with job placement is provided to anyone who completes the program.
  • Assistance with technology may be available.


  • A high school diploma or equivalency. Proof of education is required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course.
  • An administration fee of $25 is required at registration.
  • A reading comprehension assessment is required prior to completing the application, administered through your local Maine Adult Education program. This requirement may be waived by showing successful completion of a college-level English course.

Breath-Taking for Healthcare Workers


with Carole Freeman

How you can help

Have you ever seen a patient or family member becoming more and more anxious with ever-increasing shortness of breath and wanted to offer more help?

This class teaches you simple ways to help your patients feel calmer and breath more freely.

Healthcare Workers, and caring individuals alike, will be able to participate in the exercises and activities throughout the class to feel for themselves the techniques and benefits of this training.

You will receive a link and a code for this class after you have registered and paid.

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification
Online Registration Unavailable

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant with CCMA Certification


with Falecia Kaewthong

Medical Assistants are responsible for a variety of medical office tasks from administrative to technical and scientific duties and must have quality human relations skills.   Some of the job duties include cleaning and dressing wounds, taking blood samples, administering medications, taking vitals, preparing a patient for EKGs, obtaining a patient’s history, and assisting physicians during examinations.  Our program provides virtual reality style classroom work as well as traditional style teaching for a blended learning experience.  Practicals are performed during the program to ensure that the student has proper techniques and will be ready to pass the National Certification.  Upon completion of the program, you will sit for your CCMA (Clinical Certified Medical Assistant) national certification exams through NHA. Tuition includes national certification, 6 practice exams, online study guide materials, books, resume assistance, and all other associated fees.  Externships may be available in your area. Payment plans are available for all medical certificate programs.

New grants are available for Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, and CNA training programs, call us to see if you qualify for FREE training.

This training if offered in collaboration with The Academy of Medical Professions. The program takes place on-site in Rockport. Call our Adult Education office for more information.

CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Apprenticeship


with David Allen Clark

Through a collaboration with Windward Gardens in Camden and Harbor Hill in Belfast, both owned and operated by Genesis Healthcare Corporation, you can earn while you learn.

This comprehensive blended five-week training program meets all requirements of the Maine State Board of Nursing and will have you secured into a position before starting.

Students without a high school diploma, or those who have been out of school for a while, are encouraged to apply. Academic training and support is provided.

Student Tuition: FREE for accepted applicants

Days/Time: Full day classes, 5 days per week, five weeks

Portions of this course are completed by remote lectures. Access to a computer with camera and microphone plus internet is required.

To complete the entrance exam and for additional information: Call the Adult Education office (207)236-7800, option 5

Dental Assisting with RHS Certificate
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Dental Assisting with RHS Certificate


with Academy of Medical Professions

Join Kelly Rose, DMD for a 10-week certificate program in Dental Assisting for one of the most high-demand careers.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you the skills you need to work in this field and pass the RHS certificate exam needed for employment. This program is taught by a Dentist and includes an opportunity for internships. The price of the course Upon passing the DANB RHS®, you will receive a certificate of knowledge-based competency for that component from DANB. Payment plans are available.  The course includes all books, exam preparation materials, and fees for the DANB RHS® certificate program.

Call our Adult Education office for more information.

Math for Allied Health Careers


with Learning Center Staff

Thinking about entering the healthcare field as a CNA, Medical Assistant, or other health related career pathway? Has it been a while since you’ve taken or used technical math skills? Learn proportions, conversions, reading graphs and charts, and get ready for your next career move. Can be taken prior to or concurrently with certification training. Year long.

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