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Anatomy and Physiology
with Marti Dayton
This course provides students with an opportunity to develop an understanding of the relationships between the structures and functions of the body. Students will be introduced to mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis within the human body and the problems that can ensue when the mechanisms do not function properly. This course will involves participating in lectures, lab activities, projects, dissections, making of models and diagrams, journal writing and evaluating clinical studies. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn high school diploma credit. No class 02/21/19 or 04/18/19. Makeup class (if needed) 05/02/19.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
with Joanne Hicks, RN
Are you looking for a rewarding career in a high demand field where you can make a difference in health care in your community? Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a required state certification that opens doors not only to an entry level health care job but is an excellent stepping stone to a career. Upon successful completion of this course, passing the State CNA exam and successful acceptance to the State Registry, you will be a state-certified CNA. Admission begins with an orientation to the program. Call 664.7110 today for an appointment. Financial assistance may be available through regional agencies; the orientation sessions will review options. The registration fee covers tuition, books, registry exam and background check fees.
Chemistry with Lab
with Marti Dayton
This course provides students with an introduction to the major theories and concepts in Chemistry. This science will be explored through lectures, lab activities, projects, and research. Math skills needed to perform necessary calculations will also be reviewed. By the end of this course, students will have gained a true understanding of the composition of matter, how matter is categorized, how matter interacts, the Atomic Theory throughout history, the signs and causes of chemical reactions, and the properties and structure of matter. Furthermore, this course will allow students to improve upon their problem-solving skills and gain a true and deeper understanding of why they are seeing what they are seeing and just how much chemistry is used in everyday life. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). No class 02/19/19 or 04/16/19. Makeup class (if needed) 05/28/19.
College Prep Algebra
with Vanessa Richards
This course is perfect for adults who need to prepare for success on a college entrance or licensure examination, including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, pass the HiSET math test, and/or earn a high school credential in the subject. The classroom atmosphere is fun and relaxed, and includes direct instruction, hands-on activities, and online learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit. No class 02/21/19 or 04/18/19.
Prerequisite: confidence in whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages, or Arithmetic Accuplacer score of 50+. Math for College & Work or Pre-Algebra will provide necessary preparation.
Customer Service: Making the Best First Impression
with Ann Sargent
Offering consistent, friendly customer service is a key to repeat business and customer loyalty. A big step toward improving customer service is getting your employees to look at their jobs through the eyes of their customers. Ellsworth Adult Education and the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce are offering an opportunity for businesses and individuals to enhance their customer service. Trainers will be area employers with focus on quality customer service. Each session will have handouts that can be added to the student’s personal growth file or shared with others in their workplace. A certificate of completion will be awarded to those who successfully complete all four sessions. Makeup class (if needed) 03/29/19.
Heartsaver Adult and Pediatric First Aid CPR AED (Session 2)
with Ernest West
A classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Makeup class (if needed) 12/14/18.
Human Biology with Lab
with Vanessa Richards
Please note that the start date for this class has been changed to October 16th. This course presents the major biological principles including biochemistry, cell biology, DNA and genetics, anatomy and physiology, viruses and bacteria, and more. Students will experience the process of science by conducting virtual dissections, microscopy, researching, and presenting. Upon successful completion, students will earn one high school diploma credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). No class 11/20/18, 12/25/18 or 01/01/19. Makeup class (if needed) 02/26/19.
with Hugh Sadlier
Let hypnosis help you release your inner anxiety. Identify the sources of your anxiety and disconnect their influence on you. Replace them with new, positive ways of being that reflect the new, anxiety-free you. Hugh is a Board Certified Hypnotherapist who has been practicing in Maine since 1991. He has worked with over 3000 people on more than 300 different issues.