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Certified Residential Medication Aide Certificate Program

$305

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Mar 3, 2023 at 8:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

CRMAs are in high demand!

Receive standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies, and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss medications, safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record per Maines regulations governing residential facilities. In addition, students must complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion with 40 hours of attendance, no exceptions. Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. Payment plans available for qualified applicants. Tuition includes fee for handbook. Course fee is nonrefundable. No class 3/4.

For questions about the program, please email the instructor at jennifercourtois@myfairpoint.net

Required: Proof of registration, The 2020 Nurses Drug Handbook ISBN-13: 978-1284167900 (approx. $42, new on Amazon - or purchase a used copy from the instructor for $13), a yellow highlighter, a 1.5-inch 3-ring binder. $100 fee for medication pass payable to the instructor at your scheduled test.

Notes: 1) Vaccinations required for med pass and to work in state-certified facilities. 2) CASAS assessment testing is highly recommended. Please call our Saco Learning Center at 207-282-3846 or learningcenter@rsu23.org to set up a testing appointment.

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience in hospital, home health, diabetes & community education, and 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA in both the classroom & clinical areas. In addition, she works as a consultant for an assisted living facility and as a full-time nurse educator.

Beginner Belly Dance

$59

with Jessica L Barker

Calendar Mar 3, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Beginners learn basic moves and combinations, while intermediate students refine their knowledge and experiment with layers. The tummy-toning results are a positive side effect for inspiration! Explore movement, vocabulary, musicality and history. Wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Proof of registration required.

Jessica Barker has been belly dancing for most of her adult life, starting with the Desert Dancers with Miraya Swanson and continuing her studies with world-renowned instructors Nathifa Shakti, Heather Powers and Rosa Noreen.

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Computer Tutoring IX

$49

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Mar 6, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Register for a one-hour, one-on-one appointment for your technology needs. Topics include Mac/PC information, social media, email and attachments.

Perhaps you need help with photos: saving, sending, editing, iTunes, MS Office programs, internet, backing up your work or virus protection?

It's your hour and we want to ensure your needs are met! Please fill out the questionnaire (see link below) and email it to adultedinfo@rsu23.org

Bring your MacBook or PC laptop, or use one of our Windows laptops.

Tutoring Questionnaire W23

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

Full Course

Tai Chi Level II

$69

with Mark Gerardi

Calendar Mar 6, 2023 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Strengthen and deepen your Tai Chi practice by expanding your basic exercises while putting moves together to create a form.

In addition, some meditation practices may be included as an aid to further relaxation, stress reduction and pain management. Wear loose-fitting clothing and comfortable shoes.

NOTE: Time changed from original schedule due to facility scheduling conflicts (was 6:15-7:30 PM).

Proof of registration required.

Prerequisite:Tai Chi Level I.

Note: Due to schedlule change in Tai Chi I (snow day), start/end dates o this class have also changed (was 2/27-3/27).

Mark Gerardi has been studying and teaching martial arts for 25 years and a member of the National Qigong Association. He is a powerful energy healer with formal education in Shiatsu, Herbalism, EFT, KCR and Reiki.

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Computer Tutoring X

$49

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Mar 6, 2023 at 6:45 pm, runs for 1 week

Register for a one-hour, one-on-one appointment for your technology needs. Topics include Mac/PC information, social media, email and attachments.

Perhaps you need help with photos: saving, sending, editing, iTunes, MS Office programs, internet, backing up your work or virus protection?

It's your hour and we want to ensure your needs are met! Please fill out the questionnaire (see link below) and email adultedinfo@rsu23.org.

Bring your MacBook or PC laptop, or use one of our Windows laptops.

Tutoring Questionnaire W23

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

Full Course

Excel Spreadsheet Basics

$79

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Mar 7, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Discover this powerful tool for performing calculations, developing budgets, and analyzing and managing data. Master the essentials, including text and number formatting, sorting and filtering data and basic formulas in Microsoft Excel 2021.

Prerequisite: Completion of a Computer Basics course, Microsoft Word or equivalent familiarity with using the mouse & keyboard, creating documents, formatting text, and navigating menus/toolbars in software programs.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

Makeup Techniques for Your Features

$25

with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Mar 7, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you avoid wearing makeup because you do not like looking 'made up'? Have your features changed with time and you are unsure what to do? Try easy makeup tips that give you an enhanced, natural appearance!

Together with the instructor and classmates, you will identify your face, eye and lip shapes to learn easy application techniques for your features. Bring the makeup you wear most often to see if it is a good fit for your coloring.

Candace Sanborn of Radiant Image has 30 years of business branding experience. In 2009, believing people have brands, she transferred her expertise to working with individuals. She helps them understand what goes into developing a personal brand and how it can help them achieve greater self-esteem and the results they want in their careers and life.

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Eat Your Greens & Gasoline

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Mar 7, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

What You Don’t Know You’re Eating - Session 2

There are a lot of hidden toxins in our food supply. Learn where those artificial foods are coming from (hint: think of your car’s gas tank), how pesticides and other toxins affect your overall health and why gut health is essential in protecting you from these insults.

Stephanie Walsh is a Certified Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor, as well as a Master Nutrition Therapist, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition® and Eating Psychology Coach.

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