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Certified Nursing Assistant
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Certified Nursing Assistant


with Nancy Hoskins

Calendar May 16, 2022

The PVAEC 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. The cost of the class is $1,300, which includes tuition, textbook, background check, and state exam. Payment plans and financial assistance may be available to those who qualify.


Admittance to this course includes proof of all required vaccinations for healthcare workers, including the COVID-19 Vaccine series.


To apply, please email PVAEC Assistant Director at or go to and fill out our online enrollment form.

Class will be held at our Dexter Learning Center and will run on Monday and Wednesday evenings with some weekends required.

Wilderness First Aid Fall 2022
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Wilderness First Aid Fall 2022


with Northeast Whitewater

Calendar Sep 17, 2022 at 9 am

This Wilderness First Aid CPR Instruction 16-hour class is ideal for anyone in a recreational or occupational environment an hour or more from EMS response. Based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines with enhanced content to meet OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Programs. Offers flexibility for organizations and their instructors to adapt the training to varying environments, from camps and parks to remote occupational settings. Reviewed and/or supported by the American Camp Association, American Canoe Association, National Recreation and Park Association and JCC Association. To enhance the “real-life” experience of class takers, major portions of the training are designed to be taught in an outdoor setting. Experience matters and Northeast Whitewater has over 25 years of experience training Maine’s river guides in our whitewater raft guide training, swiftwater rescue programs and wilderness first aid/CPR. Our outdoor training programs are designed to help participants gain skills that they can carry with them their entire lives. Northeast focuses on providing a learning environment where one can grow professionally and achieve their own personal goals and outdoor pursuits. For information and enrollment, go to or call 207-695-0151.

Heartsaver CPR/First Aid Saturday Fall 2022


with Nancy Hoskins

Calendar Oct 8, 2022 at 8 am

This course equips students to recognize and care for a variety of breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults. 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

Choose from the following sessions

TUES 9/27 4-8pm PHEC (Dover-Foxcroft)

SAT 10/8 8am-12pm DLC (Dexter)



Medical Transcription Certificate Program
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Medical Transcription Certificate Program



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, and tricks of the trade, all equipment, reference books, and course books areprovided 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 upongraduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program. Course includes medical terminology,Anatomy & physiology and transcription. $2650, includes everything for the course and the field.

Online, Open Enrollment! For more information, or to enroll, please visit

Pharmacy Technician Certificate
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate



All Inclusive 14week program.

Work One-On-One with a Pharmacy Technician Trainer and entirely online. Pharmacy Technician isone of the fastest growing jobs in health care today. In this course, you will learn everything from therole of the technician in the pharmacy setting, to the basic sciences at the core of pharmacy practice,to preparing for the PTCB exam. You will learn complete drug information that includes proper name,spelling and pronunciation, drug class, generic and trade name, route of administration, dosage andmore of hundreds of drugs. You will be able to identify pills on sight with pill photos, gain a betterunderstanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomyand physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest informationon new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures. You will be ready to pass yourPTCB national certification included in cost. $2,050.00.For more information contact the Academy of Medical Professions, Inc. All materials included in feeincluding National Certification Exam fee.


Online, open enrollment!

TO REGISTER OR PAYMENT PLANS CALL TheAcademy of Medical Professions, Inc 866-516-8274 or

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