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Becoming a Notary Public

$49

with Frank Lee

Nov 1, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

A notary's primary duty is to formally witness transactions involving paper documents and, in Maine, officiate at weddings. Prepare to be commissioned as a notary public, learn the history of the office, its powers and duties, eligibility, procedures, and record-keeping. Applicants must be a resident of Maine. New Hampshire residents who are regularly employed or carry on a trade/business in Maine are also eligible. Leave with all the testing and paperwork completed and ready to submit to the State. License is approx. $50 and is valid for seven years.

Frank Lee is a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic and Maine Notary Public. He has been involved with technology instruction and security since 1996 and is currently involved with technology integration in the Fire and EMS fields.

Certified Residential Medication Aid Certificate Program

$300

with Jennifer Courtois, RN, DNS

Oct 14, 2017 at 8:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

CRMAs are in high demand in this area!

This course provides 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 common medications, the many uses, common side effects, and client response to side effects. Learn safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders, and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record in accordance with Maine's regulations governing residential facilities. Students are required to 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 attendance, no exceptions. Course fee is nonrefundable.

Required:The Pill Book ISBN# 9780553593563 (approx. $7, available at Walmart) and 2-3" 3-ring binder.

Note: Participants must be 18 or older to enter this program. No high school credential or background check required. Payment plans available for qualified applicants. $100 fee, for medication pass, is payable to the instructor at the time of the test (to be scheduled between instructor and student).

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.

Computer Basics: Email & MS Word

$89

with Kevin Neely

Oct 16, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Email, surf the Internet, download attachments, and attach documents. Write and edit in Microsoft Office using all the techniques to create the perfect document. Cut and paste images and text from the Internet and create your own web email account. This is a basic beginners class packed with great information. Students should have access to a computer outside of the classroom and be familiar with the keyboard and mouse.

Kevin Neely has spent over 30 years helping people with computer technology. His career of helping adults learn and be comfortable with technology has taken him throughout North and South America, Europe and Australia.

Crime Scene Investigation

Free

with Sgt Christopher P Hardiman

Oct 19, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Reality vs. TV

Get a taste of what really goes on during a crime scene investigation with topics such as: investigation of a crime scene, types of evidence, seven Ss of CSI, evidence collection, latent prints, gunshot patterns, crime scene photography and more. Case scenarios are provided to help students understand the complexities of a crime scene, along with practical exercises to analyze simulated crime scene evidence. Register through OOB/Saco Adult Ed.

Detectives from the Saco Police Department will present this class. The detectives have more than 30 years of collective experience in investigating a wide variety of crime scenes.

Easy, Low Cost Websites

$69

with William Moriarty

Sep 13, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Discover all the free resources available and how to use them to create your own website. Become proficient at owning, maintaining and updating your site using a Drag & Drop website builder to embed pictures, music, videos, Facebook and other social media. Create a blog, a wedding website, home business, or anything you can imagine without the high price of hiring someone. It costs less than $15 a year and no tough coding involved in owning a site and running it successfully.

Bil Moriarty, Donation Development Coordinator for the Salvation Army, has eight years experience building fast, low-cost sites and cross marketing social media to maximize online effectiveness.

Etsy 101

$59

with Meleena Erikson

Sep 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Selling Your Crafts Online

Set up a FREE Etsy store, learn basic terminology and branding strategies, set up a PayPal account, list items, decode the mystery of quality packing and shipping, and the basics in branding, picture taking, description writing, and pricing.

Prerequisite: Basic computer, Internet and email skills.

Meleena Erikson, in the marketing field nearly 20 years, has worked with small businesses and non-profits utilizing social media to help grow their business and communicate with their customers. She is a college professor in Marketing at SNHU and owns a marketing firm.

Heartsaver CPR & First Aid for Adults & Children

$69

with Frank Lee

Oct 4, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This instructor-led course teaches the critical skills needed to respond to and manage first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrive. Learn to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies; as well as adult/child/infant CPR and Automated External Defibrillator use. First Aid and CPR cards are good for two years.

Frank Lee is a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic and Maine Notary Public. He has been involved with technology instruction and security since 1996 and is currently involved with technology integration in the Fire and EMS fields.

Info Session for CRMA Certificate Program

Free

with Jennifer Courtois, RN, DNS

Sep 12, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

FREE Information Session about our Certified Residential Medication Aid certificate program. Your instructor, Jennifer Courtois, RN, will be there to answer all your questions as well as inform you about our certificate program. It is a great way to get started, meet your teacher and classmates. Participants must be 18 or older to enter this certificate program; high school credential not needed. No background checks required. Registration is required.

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. She currently works at an assisted living facility in Saco.





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