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CDL-b
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CDL-b

$2,600

PVAEC and TCTC are offering a CDL-B course to prepare you for written and road tests for your CDL-B license. Instruction is based on State Laws, Industry Regulations and Equipment Maintenance required for licensing. State of Maine standards for classroom and driving instruction are adhered to during the course. Students spend a good part of their instructional time operating trucks through a combination of on the range practice and road time. Students that successfully complete the program will possess entry-level skills as required by the trucking industry. There will be a pre-employment drug test, and DOT physical (included with tuition costs). Gaining your CDL-B license opens up many employment opportunities including, bus drivers, lineman utility truck, snow plow truck, and more! For more information, please call 564-6525. (start date TBD – most likely late winter 2020). $2,600 (Tuition assistance is available).

Certified Dental Assistant
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Certified Dental Assistant

$3,000

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS

Calendar runs for 9 weeks

Become a Dental Assistant (ICE and RHS certified), 10-15 week National Certificate program in one of the most high-demand careers. This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you the skills you need to work in this field and pass the boards exams. This program is taught by a Certified Dental Assistant which includes an opportunity for internships, and includes all books and certifications. Payment plans available. 

To register call 1-866-516-8274, or go to:  http://www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com/dentalassistant.asp

 

Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer
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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer

$2,400

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS

Calendar runs for 21 weeks

Looking for a new career? Interested in changing lives of those around you? How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out? This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer. Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA. The program is all-inclusive and will include AED and CPR certifications as well. You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks. All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams.

To register, call 1-866-516-8274, or go to: http://www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com/groupfitnessandpersonaltraining.asp

CNA Spring 2020
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CNA Spring 2020

$1,150

CNAs are caregivers who provide patients assistance with activities of daily living and basic needs. They also help patients feel safe and comfortable throughout their hospital stay. These direct caregivers spend most of their time assisting patients and listening to their concerns. The State of Maine approved CNA course includes classroom work, skills labs, and clinical experience. Candidates must present either a high school diploma, or HiSET/GED. Enrollment is limited to 10. The admission process includes enrollment into our Career Readiness Program, a criminal background check, placement testing, and a series of meetings with PVAEC staff. A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required. The cost of the class is $1,150, which includes tuition, textbook, background check, and state exam.

Payment plans and financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. For more information, or to enroll in this program, please contact PVAEC Academic Advisor, Eve Salley at 564-5884.

START DATE TO BE DETERMINED.

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Hospital Billing & Coding with CPC-H certification
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Hospital Billing & Coding with CPC-H certification

$1,800

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS

Calendar runs for 26 weeks

A comprehensive program for Hospital Billing and COding providing national certification as a CPC-H that covers everything hospital billers need to know, from patient admission to accounts receivable management and HIPPA. It builds on your knowledge so that you can make a successful transition from the physician/outpatient environment to the hospital setting. This course covers the hospital regulatory setting, the structure and functions of hospital departments, patient accounts and data flow, the billing process, coding, claim forms, reimbursement, accounts receivable management, HIPPA requirements, and with updated electronic claim forms. You will have Hospital cases which allow you to apply concepts to real-life scenarios. Call 866-516-8274 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com 

Medical Billing & Coding with CPC Certification
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Medical Billing & Coding with CPC Certification

$3,500

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS

Calendar runs for 9 weeks

20 week, in depth, State-Certified program in both medical billing/coding. This program is designed to teach all aspects of both medical billing and coding and provide you the skills you need to get into the job market in either field or both. This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests and all books. Basic computer skills are required. Payment plans available. For more information, Call 866-516-8274 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com http://pvaec.maineadulted.org/courses/course/medical_billing_coding_with_cpc_certification_online

 

Medical Transcription Certificate Program
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Medical Transcription Certificate Program

$2,400

with ACADEMY OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONS

Calendar runs for 9 weeks

New Course Description: Medical transcription is a desired field for most people trying to work at home. Strong typing, computer, and English grammar skills are essential. Medical terminology, formats, rules and regulations, jobs, calculation of pay, confidentiality, FTP, and tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books are provided with the course fee. Classes are once a week for 16 weeks with a completion of 16 weeks to 6 month options. This is a State-Certified program and you will receive a Certificate of Completion and Letter of Recommendation upon graduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program. Course includes medical terminology, Anatomy & physiology and transcription. Call 866-516-8274 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com http://pvaec.maineadulted.org/courses/course/medical_transcription_online

 





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