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Getting to Know Your Digital Camera

$35

with Leah Haraden

Calendar Jan 11, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This class is a perfect, less-technical introduction to using your new or barely used digital camera. Participants should have a basic working knowledge of their own camera. In this two-week class, you will learn to navigate and select your camera's settings in the various automatic and semi-automatic modes for the best possible results. No discounts. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Registered Maine Guide, Blended

$500

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jan 19, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 12 weeks

In this blended learning class, you will have an online textbook and live weekly online sessions. Focus is on learning how to guide and therefore learn or enhance what skills and knowledge you bring to the course. You will learn to be a Registered Maine Guide for the specialties of Recreation, Fishing, Hunting, Sea Kayaking, or Tidewater Fishing. You must choose one specialty to test with Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

There will be 10 three-hour online classes, 5 mini online classes, at least 35 hours of homework, and at least two optional (but highly suggested), separate-fee, all day skills workshops.

Course will not include the following also needed to test to become a Registered Maine Guide: $55 fingerprint background check, First Aid and CPR certificate, and $100/ specialty IF&W test application fee.

Students need access to a device with video capabilities, a printer, and a 2 degree baseplate compass.

Better Health Now
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Better Health Now

Free

with Jen Paquet

This program is designed to help participants actively manage ongoing health conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, hypertension, high cholesterol, asthma, etc. Program topics include techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, effective communication with family, friends, and health professionals and healthy eating. Before Session 1 your instructor will mail you program materials including a booklet, workbook, exercise CD and relaxation CD. Jen’s classes are held once per week for 6 weeks. These are held at convenient times for each participant and can be set up individually. Call Jen at (207) 620-1642 to schedule your class. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Better Health Now: Chronic Pain
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Better Health Now: Chronic Pain

Free

with Jen Paquet

This program was created to help individuals with a wide range of persistent pain conditions – from arthritis to fibromyalgia to an injury and everything in between. Participants in this class learn practical tools to help develop self-management skills, by increasing self-efficacy, improving knowledge, and developing positive behavior change. Other topics include debunking myths, using your mind to manage symptoms, and more, are covered. Before Session 1 your instructor will mail you program materials including a booklet, workbook and exercise CD. Jen’s classes are held once per week for 6 weeks. These are held at convenient times for each participant and can be set up individually. Call Jen at (207) 620-1642 to schedule your class. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Better Health Now: Diabetes
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Better Health Now: Diabetes

Free

with Jen Paquet

This program was designed for people with type 2 diabetes to learn a variety of day-to-day self-management skills to actively manage their diabetes. This is also a great program for friends, family and support persons, as well as those diagnosed with prediabetes. This workshop helps empower adults to address and better manage their health issues by increasing self-efficacy, improving knowledge, developing positive behavior change, and improved self-management. Topics such as managing blood sugar, menu planning, stress management, strategies for sick days, and more, are covered. Before Session 1 your instructor will mail you program materials including a booklet, workbook and exercise CD. Jen’s classes are held once per week for 6 weeks. These are held at convenient times for each participant and can be set up individually. Call Jen at (207) 620-1642 to schedule your class. This class will be offered through Zoom or Webex. Students must have an audio and video enabled computer, tablet or smartphone to participate. Merrymeeting will send you information about accessing the class prior to its start date.

Medical Transcription Certificate Program
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Medical Transcription Certificate Program

$2,650

with Academy of Medical Professions

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 the completion of 16 weeks or 6-month options.  This is a State Certified Program and you will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Letter of Recommendation upon graduation, resumes and how to obtain a job are covered in this program.  The course includes medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, and transcription.  The price of the course includes everything for the course and the field.  TO REGISTER OR INFORMATION ON PAYMENT PLANS CALL The Academy of Medical Professions.  866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com

Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program with PTCB National Certification
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Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program with PTCB National Certification

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professions

All-inclusive 14-week program.  Work one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician Trainer and entirely online with support from a Pharmacy Technician and Trainer.  Pharmacy Technician is one of the fastest-growing jobs in health care today.  In this course, you will learn everything from the role 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, and more of hundreds of drugs,  You will be able to identity pills on sight with pill photos. gain a better understanding of how certain drugs work within the body with a concise review of relevant anatomy and physiology, and stay up to date with cutting-edge pharmacy practice with the latest information on new drugs, regulations, HIPAA guidelines and safety procedures,  You will be ready to pass your PTCB national certification.  For more information contact the Academy of Medical Professions, Inc.  All material included in fee including the National Certification Exam fee. TO REGISTER OR INFORMATION ON PAYMENT PLANS CAL The Academy of Medical Professions. 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or www.academyofmedicalprofessions.com





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