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Certified Nurses Assistant
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Certified Nurses Assistant


with Beth Boutot

Calendar Jan 24, 2020 at 4 pm
This class will be held from January 24, 2020 - April 15, 2020. This is a Mon-Wed-Fri evening class from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Clinicals will start after the 5th week of class and also be held in the evening. The classroom is located at Ross Manor in Bangor, Maine with clinicals at both Ross Manor and Stillwater Healthcare. Our CNA training classes are $400, but can be absolutely FREE!! This fee includes the cost of your books and the state exam at the end of the course. For more information please contact Beth Boutot either by phone 207-615-3869 or by email @
Pharmacy Technician
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Pharmacy Technician


with David Taylor

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 5 pm

This comprehensive 80 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.  Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names.  Through classroom lecture and hands on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control and billing and reimbursement. The cost of the PTCB exam is not included in the course price.

Spanish for Medical Professionals


with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Feb 3, 2020

Are you frustrated by the communication gap that can occur between you and your Spanish-speaking patients? If you answered yes, this Spanish class - designed specifically for healthcare professionals - will help you bridge that gap. You will practice the basic, practical language skills needed to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients and their families. You will learn the basics of the language, gain an understanding of the culture, and know how to ask the questions crucial to quality healthcare. Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or speak no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills you will need to effectively communicate with your Spanish-speaking patients. NOTE: Students will also need to order an eBook for under $15, or the paperback book version (please see book information below). Book Students will purchase (on their own) McGraw-Hill Education Complete Medical Spanish, 3rd Edition: ISBN-13: 978-0071841887. The eBook version is available at You can also purchase the paperback book version if you wish, available from numerous sources including Amazon. Cristina Sempe, instructor.

Introduction to Radiography


with Heather Merrill

Calendar May 19, 2020 at 6 pm

This course introduces the student to the field of radiology as a profession. Topics such as the history of radiology, radiographic equipment, radiation exposure, and radiation safety are discussed. A radiographer's role in the care of the patient is reviewed. A brief discussion of several radiographic procedures is provided. Students that successfully complete this course and matriculate into Eastern Maine Community College will receive one college credit.

Pharmacy Technician (online)
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Pharmacy Technician (online)


with Academy of Medical Professions

This 14-week program prepares you to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam. You will also receive a Certificate of Completion through the Academy of Medical Professions.   This program is active for ONE YEAR from date the of the Student’s activation, this allows our Students the time to successfully complete the program and to review up until the day they sit for the National Certification Exam.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be helping the Licensed Pharmacist with all the necessary day-to-day services that the Pharmacy provides. Everything from preparing medications to answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking requests for refilling of medications, and much more.  You are an assistant to the pharmacist.

Talk about job security!! This is a growing field with high demand and great salaries.  You can work for places such as:  Pharmacies at Hospitals, Independent Pharmacies, and retail chains. There are so many possibilities.

Excellent communication skills and customer service are essential in this field.  You must have the ability to learn and retain procedural processes and apply them quickly and accurately.  Most places do require flexibility of hours some might ask for:  nights, weekends, or holidays depending on where you work and for whom you work.

You will be working one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician instructor as you go through your weekly assignments.  She is always available and is in constant contact with you as you progress through the program.

For more information, to register, or for payment plans, contact the Academy of Medical Professions at 1-866- 516-8274 or by email at

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