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Bridge to Healthcare Careers- Morning Session
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Bridge to Healthcare Careers- Morning Session

$1,250

with Multiple

Calendar Sep 9, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 12 weeks

This program assists students with an interest in pursuing a healthcare career with the English skills they need to take their next step. Students build reading comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. In addition, they explore the healthcare opportunities available here in Maine and set short and long-term goals for a future career in healthcare.  Students are required to enroll in a Digital Skills for Learning and the Workplace class or document their digital skills through completion of a test prior to the start of class. 

Click here for more information.   Click here for the program schedule.

Prerequisites: CASAS score of 222-237, approved application and interview

To apply: Click here. Here is an application process to join this program.

The deadline to apply is August 19.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

Bridge to Healthcare Careers- Evening Session
Online Registration Unavailable

Bridge to Healthcare Careers- Evening Session

$1,250

with Multiple

Calendar Sep 9, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This program assists students with an interest in pursuing a healthcare career with the English skills they need to take their next step. Students build reading comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. In addition, they explore the healthcare opportunities available here in Maine and set short and long-term goals for a future career in healthcare.  Students are required to enroll in a Digital Skills for Learning and the Workplace class or document their digital skills through completion of a test prior to the start of class. 

Click here for more information.   Click here for the program schedule.

Prerequisites: CASAS score of 222-237, approved application and interview

To apply: Click here. Here is an application process to join this program.

The deadline to apply is August 19.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

Healthcare Essentials: Medical Terminology, Electronic Health Records and the U.S. Healthcare System

$383

with Joanna Clymer

Calendar Sep 10, 2024 at 12 pm, runs for 12 weeks

In this course, students will learn how medical terms are analyzed and built, how to pronounce and spell terms and how to apply medical terms as they relate to basic anatomy and physiology, and common diseases of each body system. They will learn the basics of medical record content and format, techniques for the maintenance and acquisition of health information, legal and ethical considerations in the healthcare field and an overview of the U.S. healthcare system including healthcare facilities, healthcare team member responsibilities and basic principles of the health insurance system. 

This is a core course that is required for completion of PAE's healthcare programs. Note this class doe not qualify students to apply for jobs in medical coding or records.

Prerequisite: CASAS score of 238+

The deadline to enroll is August 19.

Need assistance paying for this class? Scholarship money is available to those who qualify. Email paeworkforce@portlandadulted.org for more information.





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