The nursing assistant training being held in Biddeford, Maine that is currently open for enrollment is listed below. These programs meet the standards of the Licensing and Regulatory Services and will allow you to be eligible to take the license test. If you know of other state recognized courses being offered, please contact us.
Biddeford Adult Education
18 Maplewood Avenue,
Biddeford, ME 04005
If you want to enter the medical field, you should start to consider becoming a nursing aide. This type of profession is being sought out by different healthcare facilities. Before you are to handle any patient, you must first gain the proper skills and knowledge on how to properly take care of them. This will only be achieved if you enroll in a CNA program that is certified by the state. You can find these programs almost anywhere in the state and are offered by different institutions such as technical colleges, and select nursing homes. If you are able to complete your training, you may then send in your application form along with the needed documents to apply for the exams. You are required to provide a copy of your transcripts as proof that you were able to complete the needed training, as well as the results of your federal and state background checks.
The exam will be composed of two parts, a written and a practical demonstration. If you pass, you will get your license. Nurses from other countries are also able to apply for the state’s license exams if they are able to meet a specific set of requirements. The state of Maine does not allow any individual to work for more than 4 months as a nursing aide if his or her name is not on Registry. Once it is there, it will need to be maintained by renewing your license every 2 years. There are also requisites when you want to renew your license such as being able to have worked for at least 8 hours during that that time.
Those who complete the Standardized Medication Course or CNA-M course can become certified to work as a medication aide. This allows you the ability to provided certain noninjectable medications to patients under the general supervision of an RN. Contact the Maine State Board of Nursing at (207) 287-1133 for further details.
This town is a part of York County. It is considered as the largest town in the county. As for the state, it is currently ranked as the 6th largest town. Biddeford is the twin town of Saco, and the two of them are included in the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford metropolitan statistical area. According to the census of 2010, their total population was around 21,277 people. It has a population density of 709.2/sq mile. The total area of this city is estimated to be 34.5 sq miles, where 4.5 square miles of it is water.
Health care centers and facilities that are found in the city include York County Dialysis Center, St Andre Health Care, Massabesic Health Resources PA, Round Hill, Planned Parenthood – Biddeford Health Center, University of New England, Lincare, Biddeford Free Clinic, Counseling Services Inc., Foot Health Clinic, and North East Mobile Health Service. photo attribution: dougtone