This is the 6 hour recertification exam for the CRMA whose certificate is still current. It includes a brief review, presented by the instructor. Plan to study on your own to ensure successful relicensing. Current CRMA holders must provide copy of valid certificate. Call 596-7752 extension 3 to register.
This 50-hour course prepares participants to work in home health care or residential settings. Personal care, communication skills, observing, reporting and documentation, how to provide care safely and deal with emergencies, consumer rights, aging and illness are among the topics taught. State certification is awarded upon successful completion of skill components and written exam.
Students enrolled in this certificate program complete a minimum of 130 hours of classroom, laboratory, and clinical training, which meet all state licensing requirements. Upon successful completion of the course and passage of the state competency exam, the student will be eligible to enter the healthcare field as a Certified Nursing Assistant under the direction of a licensed nurse. Class size is limited so applying early is advised. Funding opportunities are available through the Pen Bay Apprenticeship Program's "Earn While You Learn" option, as well as several other programs. Prerequisite: high school diploma or equivalent. Contact Adult Ed for an application.
Participants will learn to recognize and provide care for persons of all ages who have experienced a sudden illness or injury, until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over. Following current Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines, students will learn to recognize a heart attack and what to do in this situation, including providing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn to recognize stroke, breathing emergencies, and how to treat burns. Additional skills include caring for choking adults, children and infants, and controlling bleeding, as well as checking responsive persons. Certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education.
This 40-hour CRMA course includes classroom training, with clinical available after successful completion of classroom. All students must complete clinical, either with our instructor or arranged through your facility. Successful students will be certified to administer oral medications to residents in state-licensed assisted living facilities. Clinical component is an additional $125 if done with MCST instructor. There are funding opportunities available for this class! Contact Adult Ed for an application.