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MEDICATION COURSE FOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS

Now accepting applications!

Classes are offered when there are enough applicants.

Clinical dates /times and locations are set up according to students location, work and availability.

Fee:  $950.00

If you cannot print the application, you may pick one up in the office at the Caribou Learning Center, 75 Bennett Drive, Caribou.

You may also request one be mailed to you by calling the office at 207-493-4272.

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EASTERN AROOSTOOK ADULT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION

MEDICATION COURSE FOR CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS

GENERAL INFORMATION

This course will provide instruction necessary for completion of the Standardized Medication Course for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s).

The course will consist of one hundred twenty (120) hours of instruction.   Sixty (60) hours will be spent in the classroom, twenty (20) hours skills lab, and forty (40) hours of clinical experience in a long-term health care facility.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Before being considered for the program, each applicant must:

  • Be in good physical and mental health.
  • Demonstrate good grooming and personal hygiene.
  • Have no recent history of alcohol or drug abuse.
  • Complete an application.
  • Equivalent of at least one year of full- time employment (2080 hours) as a CNA.  Must attach verification from your employer or Human Resources Department.
  • Be currently listed on Maine Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants, and must attach a current copy with your application from the “ALMS License Information” found online at Maine.gov.
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from a director of nursing and/or a supervising registered professional nurse.  The recommender must have directly supervised the applicant, and be stated so in the letter.  (LPN letters are unacceptable)
  • Pass a reading comprehension test (CASAS) with a minimum of 10th grade reading level.
  • Participate in an interview with the instructor.

 

All of the above will be considered in the Director’s final decision for acceptance into this program.

 

The total fee of $950, includes books, must be paid in full before the class start date.  There are no refunds.  100% attendance is required, there are no make-up days.

 

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Welcome to our new website!

We have recently launched our new website! The new site brings with it many new and exciting features designed to make locating and registering for courses much easier.

Some of these new and exciting features include:

  • Search for courses: You can now search for courses from our program as well as from other adult education programs across the state. You can also browse our courses by category if you prefer.
  • Register online: You no longer need to come into our office or mail us your registration for some courses. When you see the "Add to Cart" button on any course, that means you can register and pay for the course online in a few easy steps. Of course, you can also call, walk-in, or mail in your registration if you prefer.
  • Latest news and events: Read our latest news, updates, happenings and events inside our News & Events section. You can also subscribe to our News & Events using RSS.
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Find answers to important questions about our program, schedules, registering, and the adult education system by searching or browsing our frequently asked questions section.

Our website is a part of the new Maine Adult Education Portal, sponsored and managed by the Maine Adult Education Association. When you visit the new MAEA website online at http://www.maineadulted.org, you can search for courses and programs statewide to find the perfect class closest to where you work or live.

These are just a few of the many exciting additions to our site, and many more are slated to appear over the next year. Please continue to check back with us, and please share your feedback by contacting us. Thank you, and we hope you enjoy your new adult education website.

 

 

 

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308 Sweden St. Suite 2 • Caribou, ME 04736
dmacdonald@rsu39.org • (207) 493-4272 • Fax: (207) 493-4277