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CNA Med Tech Fall 2023
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CNA Med Tech Fall 2023


with Nancy Hoskins

Calendar Oct 2, 2023

Our standardized, 120-hour medication course approved by the Maine State Board of Nursing, which provides the basis of understanding needed for CNAs to administer medications accurately and safely. The course is designed to teach experienced CNAs how to administer non-injectable medications to patients who are 14 years of ago and older under the direct supervision of a licensed registered nurse in long term care facilities and state mental health facilities.

Potential students must be currently licensed CNA’s , provide two letters of recommendation from Registered Nurses, listed as "active" on the Maine CNA Registry, or have employer documentation of the equivalent of at least one year of full-time employment as a certified nursing assistant,  and acheive a qualifying reading score on our placement testing. This class will be held at our Dexter Learning Center with instructor, Nancy Hoskins, RN. Class will run on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, along with a few weekend clinical rotations.

Course Fee (including books and materials): $1,100

Payment plans and financial assistance may be available to those who qualify.

For more information or to enroll, please contact PVAEC Academic Advisor, Eve Salley at 207-564-5884 or email

The application process is extremely time sensitive. Space is limited!

Start Date TBA (Fall 2023)

CPR/First Aid: Dexter Fall 2023


with Nancy Hoskins

Calendar Oct 21, 2023 at 8 am

The American Heart Association’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). This course equips students to recognize and care for a variety of breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Upon successful completion, a valid 2 year certificate for Adult CPR/AED is issued. Student will learn: First aid basics Medical emergencies Injury emergencies Environmental emergencies Preventing illness and injury Adult CPR and AED use Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies Child and Infant CPR

Choose from the following sessions:

Dover (9/26/2023)

Dexter (10/21/2023)

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