2014-12-12 / News

New CNA course offered

BRUNSWICK — Merrymeeting Adult Education is offering a Certified Nursing Assistant course starting Jan. 5, 2015, at Region 10 Technical High School in Brunswick.

This is a 180-hour course developed by the Maine State Board of Nursing to prepare students for a career in health care as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Classes take place from 4-9 p.m. two nights per week; after completion of classroom instruction, students will engage in the clinical portion. Clinical hours will be 4-10 p.m., as well as two Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The CNA State Competency Test is administered upon completion of the course. Students must complete the 180-hour state requirement.

The fee for the course is $950 for residents of Topsham, Brunswick, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham and Harpswell, and is $975 for non-residents. Books, materials and State C.N.A. test are included in the cost. To apply download the application from www.merrymeeting.org and return it to the adult education office, or call our office at 729-7323 to have an application sent to you. Payment plans are available.

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