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Adult & Community Education (ACE) Seniors Program

Medical Transcription - Online anytime!
Online Registration Unavailable

Medical Transcription - Online anytime!

$2,650

with Academy of Medical Professions Instructor

Calendar Current session started May 13, 2022 , runs for 16 weeks

Academy of Medical Professions (AMP) is in partnership with Houlton/Hodgdon Adult Ed, Houlton Regional Hospital, and Katahdin Valley Health Center.

See Attached Flyer for More Information on 5 Healthcare Programs offered through AMP.

You may qualify for free tuition, and if you don't, payment plans are available!

For More Information and to Apply:  

Call Adult Ed at 521-3100 ext. 5   

or email patricia.sloat@rsu29.org 

or visit www.rsu29-70.maineadulted.org

MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION PROGRAM link to AMP.

WHO IS A MEDIAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST?

As a Medical Transcriptionist, you are responsible for receiving verbal information and typing that information into a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word or Word Perfect.  This information must be transcribed accurately, using the format specified by the provider (SOAP notes, discharge summaries, and other report forms)

 

Pharmacy Technician - Online, anytime!
Online Registration Unavailable

Pharmacy Technician - Online, anytime!

$2,050

with Academy of Medical Professions Instructor

Calendar Current session started May 13, 2022 , runs for 14 weeks

Academy of Medical Professions (AMP) is in partnership with Houlton/Hodgdon Adult Ed, Houlton Regional Hospital, and Katahdin Valley Health Center.

AMP HRH ACE Flyer 2022 5 Healthcare Training Programs Link

See Attached Flyer for More Information

You may qualify for free tuition, and if not, payment plans are available!

For More Information and to Apply:  

Call Adult Ed at 521-3100 ext. 5   

or email patricia.sloat@rsu29.org 

or visit www.rsu29-70.maineadulted.org

AMP PHARMANCY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICAE LINK TO AMP.

WHO IS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN?

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be helping the Licensed Pharmacist with all the necessary day-to-day services that the Pharmacy provides. Everything from preparing medications to answering phones, receiving and verifying prescriptions, counting tablets, taking requests for refilling of medications, and much more.  You are an assistant to the pharmacist.

Teas Test Crash Course

Free

with Melanie Greaves

Calendar Current session started May 13, 2022

TEAS Test Crash Course

TEAS test coming up soon? Do you need help?

We can help you, for FREE!

Houlton Hodgdon Adult & Community Education is ready to assist you in our Crash Course for the TEAS Test. 

Evaluate your skills - Focus on your areas of weakness - Find more about the parts of the test, test taking strategies - Prepare you to succeed - Build skills in math, science, reading, and English

At your pace, flexible schedule, with a hybrid approach to learning (online options, face to face, or virtual with Zoom).

This course is for those entering the nursing or allied health programs that require the TEAS test for admissions.

This course will provide you with an overview of the TEAS test, and breakdown of how the test is designed.  It will provide you with the skills and confidence to take the TEAS test.

We will cover study techniques, learning styles and relaxation and memorization techniques.  Staff will provide lessons on TEAS test specific areas, such as Math, Science, Reading, and English Language Arts. 

A group and individual approach will be sued to ensure all learners are acquiring the skills they need to prepare for the TEAS test.

Join us to gain skills and techniques to help you prepare for the TEAS Test.

 

College Transitions

Free

with HHACE Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 1, 2022

"Maine College Transitions (MCT) is a comprehensive academic and advising program leading to enrollment in post-high school education or training that results in a credential of value and high-quality employment. Participants in MCT programming will acquire the skills and knowledge to pursue their learning and employment goals.

MCT is offered through the local Houlton/Hodgdon adult education program and provides high-quality, cost-effective and accessible pathways to success. Adults who are studying to earn high school degrees receive help in transitioning to college, and adults who have high school degrees receive preparatory support for college. Counseling, mentoring and support services are provided to enable these adults to successfully transition to college and earn degrees."   Maine Department of Education

 

Medical Office Specialist
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Medical Office Specialist

$3,200

with Academy of Medical Professions Instructor

Calendar Next session starts Oct 11, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 16 weeks

Academy of Medical Professions (AMP) is in partnership with Houlton/Hodgdon Adult Ed, Houlton Regional Hospital, and Katahdin Valley Health Center.

See Attached Flyer for More Information on 5 Healthcare programs available through AMP.

You may qualify for free tuition, and if you do not qualify, payment plans are available!

For More Information and to Apply:  

Call Adult Ed at 521-3100 ext. 5   

or email patricia.sloat@rsu29.org 

or visit www.rsu29-70.maineadulted.org

MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST LINK TO AMP.

WHAT IS A MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST - NATIONALLY CERTIFIED AS A MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (CMAA) MEDICAL BILLING CERTIFICATE THROUGH AMP

A Medical Administrative Assistant is a versatile professional. The duties that are performed vary not only from office to office but even within the same office. Medical Administrative Assistants perform routine duties within the offices of many types of health professionals, including physicians, chiropractors, cardiologists and others. In addition, individuals can accomplish various jobs in the hospital environment, and some are employed by freestanding emergency centers and surgery centers.

This certification program will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field.  This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant.  You will learn MedTrak electronic records system used in many medical offices.  In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Examination and CBCS (Certified Billing Specialist) through the National Health career Association and you will receive a certificate of medical billing through the Academy of Medical Professionsed.

 

Medical Coding - Online, anytime too!
Online Registration Unavailable

Medical Coding - Online, anytime too!

$3,750

with Academy of Medical Professions Instructor

Calendar Next session starts Oct 13, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 20 weeks

Academy of Medical Professions (AMP) is in partnership with Houlton/Hodgdon Adult Ed, Houlton Regional Hospital, and Katahdin Valley Health Center. 

AMP HRH ACE Flyer 2022 5 Healthcare Training Programs

See Attached Flyer for More Information.

You may qualify for free tuition, and if you don't qualify, payment plans are available!

For More Information and to Apply:  

Call Adult Ed at 521-3100 ext. 5   

or email patricia.sloat@rsu29.org 

or visit www.rsu29-70.maineadulted.org

MEDICAL CODING PROGRAM LINK TO AMP WEBSITE.

WHAT IS A MEDICAL CODER?

As a Medical Biller/Coder you are responsible for reviewing the documentation the physicians have provided and assigning the correct diagnosis and procedure codes, entering the necessary information into the patient’s account and submitting the claims to the Insurance Companies.  You are then responsible for tracking and receiving payment from the Insurance Companies and billing the patient when necessary.  You will also be responsible for reviewing any denials and researching to make sure that the claim was submitted correctly the first time.  If any necessary changes can be made, you are responsible for making the changes and following up with the Insurance Companies.

 





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