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Maine Veterans' Home Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Application - Earn While You Learn

Free

with Maine Veterans' Home

Calendar Sep 4, 2020 at 8 am

SAD1 Adult Education has partnered with Maine Veterans’ Home (MVH) to offer another route to becoming a CNA—Earn While You Learn. This program is offered on an ongoing basis to those individuals wishing to work full time as a CNA helper while receiving training to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. The CNA clinical education and training costs & expenses are covered by Maine Veterans’ Homes. Students receive wages and benefits for their time as a CNA helper and are employed as CNA’s by the MVH upon successful completion of the course.

 

 

Registration - HiSET, Diploma, College Transitions and Adult Basic Education

Free

with Christa Galipeau

Calendar Sep 4, 2020 at 9 am

This is where your future begins!  Whether you are looking to complete your high school education (diploma or HiSET) or want to brush off skills for college, this is the first step.  During this scheduled one-on-one meeting, we will walk you through all the registration paperwork, set your personalized schedule and give a clear picture of how our program works and what you can expect.   You will also complete our CASAS intake testing to give us an idea of where you are academically and give us a starting point to set you on your path to a new future. Please plan on the process taking at least 2 hours.  You may bring a parent, spouse or friend with you.

New student registrations are being accepted but will be processed when our office reopens in August.

You will need to bring your Social Security Number and any past transcripts you may have.  

You will receive a phone call from our office in August to confirm your registration and to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to working with you!

If you have questions, please email adulted@sad1.org.

 

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Dental Assisting Training Application

Free
Calendar Sep 22, 2020

This is a 10-week All-inclusive program designed to enable you to be job-ready in a career in Dental Assisting.  According to the Labor Department, there should be more than 91,000 openings for dental assistants up to the year 2020.  That amounts to more than 30% employment growth, which is much faster than the average for all professions.  The need for so many more dental assistants is easy to cipher:  A large aging population intensifies the demand for quality healthcare and qualified practitioners.

Our program is designed to teach all the aspects of obtaining employment in the field, helping you to prepare to take national dental exams, perfecting your resume and learning how to find employment in Dental Assisting. 

After completing our program, you will be provided the opportunity to sit for The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB®), Radiation Health and Safety (RHS®).   Should a student decide to intern in the field, we will work with the student to obtain those internships.  

DANB, RHS is registered trademarks of The Dental Assisting National Board, Inc. (DANB).  This course is not reviewed or endorsed by DANB. 

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will also discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Dental Assisting Information Packet

Group Fitness & Personal Training Certification Application

Free
Calendar Sep 22, 2020

This 10 week Group Fitness and/or 10 week Personal Training Certification will provide you nationalcertifications through AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America). This program is designed to teachyou the skills you need to successfully enter these professions on a full-time or part-time basis. We will help you to change the lives of others while you make money doing what you love.

As a Group Fitness Instructor, you will be able to effectively lead any type of group exercise program. Thisprogram, which also includes CPR and First Aid certifications, is the first level of certification you will needorder to start your new career. You can work in any type of fitness facility including: Assisted living andcolleges, even working with children or working with kids involved with sports. Some types of group fitnessinclude: Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, boot camp, interval training, step aerobics, water aerobics, Spinning, and more. As a Personal Trainer, you n choose to work independently with clients for yourself or choose to work at afitness facility where they provide you the clientele. If you are looking to change one life at a time and workclosely with a client, this is a great career. Most group exercise instructors are also personal trainers and do alittle bit of both to supplement their income.

Some of the skills you will need include: Excellent communication skills, creativity, knowledge of nutritionand fitness do’s and don’ts which are taught in programs like ours. This is a career that is constantly changing,so continued education will be essential, which can be accomplished by attending conferences, online resources,health and nutrition materials such as magazines, reports, and books. You will be required to keep up withcredits towards your certifications every year.

This program will provide you all the skills necessary to start teaching and training, passing the certifications,preparing your resume, and finding work. Choose to take Personal Training Certification or Group Fitness, orboth. If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a Letter ofrecommendation, a list of companies in the field with web site addresses and phone numbers, and we would behappy to provide personal references. Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you thebenefit of their knowledge and experience.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will also discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Group Fitness and Personal Training Information Packet

Medical Assistant Training Application

Free
Calendar Sep 22, 2020

SAD1 Adult & Community Education, Northern Light AR Gould Hospital and Academy of Medical Professions have teamed up to offer this amazing Earn While You Learn program. 

Medical Assistants work alongside providers, mainly in outpatient facilities, such as medical offices and clinics. They form both administrative and clinical duties, such as welcoming patients, updating patient medical records, taking medical histories, taking blood pressures and temperatures, preparing patients for exams, assisting the provider during exams, collecting lab specimens and much more. MAs are an essential part of a patient care team, helping patients feel at ease and serving as a vital link between patients and providers.

Northern Light AR Gould Hospital in Presque Isle will hire students and pay them a wage while they complete a full-time, nine-week training program. The program will include classroom learning, labs, and clinical rotations. Curriculum is provided by the Academy of Medical Professionals and students will be able to sit for a certification exam to become a Certified MA. Those who successfully complete the course will be guaranteed a job within one of Northern Light AR Gould's medical group offices.

Northern Light AR Gould Hospital benefits include:

Medical Insurance

Dental & Eye Care Plan

Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement

Cafeteria Discount

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details.  You can submit your information anytime, but this program does have specific start dates throughout the year.

Informational sessions are being held September 28th and 30th from 4-5pm at the AR Gould Hospital Conference Center (Presque Isle). Applications for the next session are accepted Oct 1-9 with interviews being conducted on Oct 13th. Space is limited to 10 participants.

For additional information, contact Ryan Morneault at 207-768-4580 or rmorneault2@northernlight.org.

Medical Coding Training Application

Free
Calendar Sep 22, 2020

As a Medical Biller/Coder you are responsible for reviewing the documentation the physicians have provided and assigning the correct diagnosis and procedure codes, entering the necessary information into the patient’s account and submitting the claims to the Insurance Companies.  You are then responsible for tracking and receiving payment from the Insurance Companies and billing the patient when necessary.  You will also be responsible for reviewing any denials and researching to make sure that the claim was submitted correctly the first time.  If any necessary changes can be made, you are responsible for making the changes and following up with the Insurance Companies.

 

Basic computer knowledge is a must.  Many offices use the Internet and are willing to provide you with their billing programs to install on your home computer allowing you to work from home.

 

Medical Billers and Coders are in high demand.  Most offices and hospitals find it very difficult to find Medical Billers and Coders and when they do, are willing to provide great pay and benefits.  If you chose to work in the office or hospital, flexible schedules are also possible and they tend to be very accommodating.

 

As well as working in physician’s offices and hospitals, you can choose to work for Medical Billing Companies, Ambulance Companies and Nursing Homes.

 

If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from both Medical Billing and Coding as well as a certificate for Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology.  In addition, you will receive a Letter of Recommendation, a list of companies in the field with addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide a personal reference for you.  Should you decide to take the CPC exam at the end of the course, you will receive a national certificate and a title of CPC-A (apprentice). 

 

NEW OPTIONAL PROGRAMS:  Please see our Course Descriptions for new program opportunities as well as our newest option to receive a total of 2 years coding experience by taking our Medical Coding program with Practicode!  In just a short time, you are not only certified but you also will have 2 years experience and no Apprentice title as well!

Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

All courses offered either locally at Adult Education Centers, and/or Online Live or through Recorded Classes lectures to be taken at the student’s own pace and time.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will also discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Medical Coding Information Packet

Medical Office Specialist Training Application

Free
Calendar Sep 22, 2020

A Medical Administrative Assistant is a versatile professional.  The duties that are performed vary not only from office to office but even within the same office.  Medical Administrative Assistants perform routine duties within the offices of many types of health professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, cardiologists and others.  In addition, individuals can accomplish various jobs in the hospital environment, and some are employed by freestanding emergency centers and surgery centers.

Opportunities for Certified Medical Administrative Assistants are growing because of the constant change within the medical profession and the surge of cross-training, which means that one individual is trained to do a variety of duties.

Certified Medical Administrative Assistants greet patients as they arrive, obtain basic registration information, assemble patient’s medical records, office accounting, filing, handle all correspondence and scheduling of outpatient procedures, consultations and appointments.  In addition, they must have a basic knowledge of procedure and diagnostic coding, the ability to complete insurance forms and to determine insurance coverage and limitations for the patient.

This certification program will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field.  This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant.  You will learn MedTrak electronic records system used in many medical offices.  In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Examination and CBCS (Certified Billing Specialist) through the National Healthcareer Association.

VA, GI Bill, MYCAA, Aspire, Department of Labor, DHHS, vouchers are accepted for payments.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will also discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this program any time! Medical_Office_Specialist_Information_Packet

Medical Transcription Training Application

Free
Calendar Sep 22, 2020

Medical Transcription is the process of turning dictated medical information into typed records through the use of various types of equipment, such as micro-cassette recorders, Wav files, telephone systems and C-phones. As a Medical Transcriptionist, you are responsible for receiving verbal information and typing that information into a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word or Word Perfect. This information must be transcribed accurately, using the format specified by the provider (SOAP notes, discharge summaries, and other report forms) Basic computer knowledge is a must, as are basic typing skills and knowledge of commonly used word processing programs. Most doctors or transcription companies ask for a minimum of 60 WPM. Also, many companies now use the Internet, which gives you the opportunity to work out of your home without having to drop off and pick up tapes. Our program now offers you the opportunity to learn how to use the internet and transcribe files through voice files, using FTP and Byte scribe/Express Scribe and foot pedals that connect to your computer. Our objective is to make sure you understand all the types of equipment that are out there for transcribing across the country. Our course is State Licensed, Insured and bonded and all instructors are at-home medical transcriptionists that will be sure to show you all the tricks of the trade that we personally use. We provide you with a list of job openings while going through the course and will keep in contact after graduation to make sure you are following through with the directions that were given in class regarding finding jobs and where to send your resume. Our website has a message board and job openings will be posted for your convenience, as well as a convenient way to ask questions as you are going through the program. Medical Transcription is a profession that can also lead to other avenues of transcription. Most jobs provide good pay and benefits, with the opportunity to have an extremely flexible schedule and work environment. You can choose to work at home or in an office, providing services to professionals, such as medical providers, hospitals, insurance agencies, law offices, and physical therapy practices. You are not held to work just in your state. You can work all over the country from your home thanks to technology that is taught in our program. If you complete the course with a satisfactory grade, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, a Letter of recommendation, a list of companies in the field with web site addresses and phone numbers, and we would be happy to provide personal references. Our instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

By clicking "Register", you are submitting your information for us to get in touch with you to go over the program details and set you up for this training.  We will also discuss financial assistance that's available and how we can help you succeed in the training program. You can start this online program any time! Medical Transciption Information Packet





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