Ellsworth Adult & Community Education is closed Monday, January 23, 2023 due to inclement weather. Classes, appointments and tutoring sessions are cancelled. If you have any questions leave a message at 207.664.7110 and we will return your call.
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AMP Dental Assistant (Jun)

with Academy of Medical Professions

Jun
19

June 19th to July 24th, 2023

$2,900 More Info

Dental Assisting Certification is one of the most high-demand careers.  This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you with the skills you need to work in this field and to pass a national certificate exam. This program is taught by a dentist and includes an opportunity for internships.  The price of the course includes all books, exam preparation materials and fees for the DANB RHS® certificate program. Upon passing the DANB RHS®, you will receive a certificate of knowledge based on competency for that component from DANB. Payment plans are available. The classroom hours are live online with one in-person lab day in a dental office based on student's location and availability. This course is also available asynchronosly online and you can start anytime. 

Please feel free to download this information sheet about the  Academy of Medical Professions Medical Dental Assistant Program, stop by our center in Ellsworth to pick one up, or request that one be mailed to you.  It will answer many questions you might have.  Don't hesitate to reach out to the Academy of Medical Professions directly after reviewing the information package linked above.  Please go to their website for their phone number and to explore all their course offerings. 

Ellsworth Adult & Community Education is here to ensure your readiness and success by providing logistical, academic, and social emotional support during this online and in-person experience. We will help you through the enrollment process, provide local support during the course and offer the certification exam locally. Our services are available at no cost to you.  If you'd like to schedule an individual appointment with one of our career advisors to learn more, please call 207.664.7110 or email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to schedule a phone, zoom or in-person appointment.

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AMP Clinical Medical Assistant

with Academy of Medical Professions

Feb
28

February 28th to June 20th, 2023

$3,200 More Info

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.  Clinicals 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.  The fee for the class 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. The classroom hours are live online.  Additional clinical hours are in-person as locally as feasible. Certification tests are offered locally.

Please download this information package about the Academy of Medical Professions Medical Assistant Program, stop by our center in Ellsworth to pick one up, or request that one be mailed to you.  It will answer many questions you might have.  Don't hesitate to reach out to the Academy of Medical Professions directly after reviewing the information package linked above.  Please go to their website for their phone number and to explore all their course offerings. 

Ellsworth Adult & Community Education is here to ensure your readiness and success by providing logistical, academic, and social emotional support during this online and in-person experience. We will help you through the enrollment process, provide local support during the course and offer the certification exam locally. Our services are available at no cost to you.  If you'd like to schedule an individual appointment with one of our career advisors to learn more, please call 207.664.7110 or email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to schedule a phone, zoom or in-person appointment.

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Heartsaver Basic First Aid & CPR Adult/Child/Infant Bundle (Mar 4)

with Sonia Groesbeck

Mar
4

March 4th, 2023

$85 More Info

This is a bundled course with Basic First Aid in the morning and Heartsaver CPR Adult/Child/Infant in the afternoon. 

Basic First Aid certifies the student in several critical topics/skills needed to provide immediate lifesaving care for individuals who are dealing with a medical or injury emergency. It also covers environmental emergencies for the lay rescuer. 

The CPR course certifies the student in cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills for adults, infants, and children, as well as choking protocols. It also teaches competency in both Automated External Defibrillator use and Narcan. 

When you bundle a Basic First Aid course with Heartsaver CPR (scheduled on the same day for your convenience) you pay a total of $85 with a savings of $35. You also have the option to register for just Basic First Aid or just Heartsaver CPR Adult/Child/Infant elsewhere in this catalog.  This is an in-person class.  

Makeup class, if needed, 3/11/23.

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Heartsaver Basic First Aid (May 5)

with Sonia Groesbeck

May
5

May 5th, 2023

$60 More Info

This course certifies the student in several critical topics/skills needed to provide immediate lifesaving care for individuals who are dealing with a medical or injury emergency.  It also covers environmental emergencies for the lay rescuer.  This course may be paired with the Heartsaver CPR course scheduled on the same day for a discounted price.

Makeup class, if needed 05/12/23.

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AMP Pharmacy Technician Certificate

with Academy of Medical Professions

$2,050 More Info

This is a Pharmacy Technician Certificate program with PTCB National Certification. Work one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician Trainer and entirely online with support from a Pharmacy Technician and Trainer. The Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest growing jobs in healthcare today. In this course, the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice, to preparing for the PTCB exam. You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name, spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage and more for hundreds of drugs. You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up-to-date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures. You will be ready to pass your PTCB national certification included in cost.  All materials included in fee, including National Certification Exam fee.  This course is self-paced, live online with open enrollment.

Please download this information package about the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program, stop by our office in Ellsworth to pick one up, or request that one be mailed to you.  It will answer many questions you might have.  Don't hesitate to reach out to the Academy of Medical Professions directly after reviewing the information package linked above.  Please go to their website for their phone number and to explore all their course offerings.

Ellsworth Adult & Community Education is here to ensure your readiness and success by providing logistical, academic, and social emotional support during this online and in-person experience. We will help you through the enrollment process, provide local support during the course and offer the certification exam locally. Our services are available at no cost to you.  If you'd like to schedule an individual appointment with one of our career advisors to learn more, please call 207.664.7110 or email adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to schedule a phone, zoom or in-person appointment.

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AMP Medical Transcriptionist Certificate

with Academy of Medical Professions

$2,650 More Info

Medical Transcription is the process of converting 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.  This 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 they 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.  AMP's website has a message board which is a convenient way to ask questions as you are going through the program, and job openings will also be posted on the message board.

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 the technology that is taught in this 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 the Academy is happy to provide personal references.  The instructors are professionals in the industry and can offer you the benefit of their knowledge and experience.

Due to the intensity of this course, the attendance policy set forth by the Academy of Medical Professions is strongly enforced. Missing a local terminology lecture must be preapproved by the instructor. Please be aware of the difficulty of this course. The time and effort that must be put into this program in order to graduate in 6 months requires 20 to 25 hours of study and homework time per week. MOST STUDENTS require 8 to 10 months to complete. There are no financial penalties for going longer, and this is encouraged.

Please download this information package about the Medical Transcriptionist Program, stop by our center in Ellsworth to pick one up, or request that one be mailed to you.  It will answer many questions you might have.  Don't hesitate to reach out to the Academy of Medical Professions directly after reviewing the information package linked above.  Please go to their website for their phone number and to explore all their course offerings. 

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