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Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Healthcare Training

in Personal Enrichment

Reiki Level 1


with Gail Smith, RN-BC

Calendar Oct 5, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Reiki is a Japanese based, hands-on healing technique for stress reduction and relaxation that promotes natural healing.  Learn how to use your hands to bring comfort and healing to yourself and others.  Reiki balances and energizes all systems of the body and facilitates the relief of physical, mental, and emotional symptoms.  It heals from the root cause and is compatible with all healing methods.  This class will include what Reiki is, the history, and how it works.  There will be ample time for hands-on practice.  Students must attend all four sessions in order to receive full Reiki certification.  Limit 10 students.

Full Course

Dog & Cat First Aid


with Jessica Steele M.Ed MREMT

Calendar Oct 16, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

This training with Jessica Steele, owner of Wood Thrush Wilderness, will teach participants how to be prepared for emergencies that involve a cat or dog. The Cat and Dog First Aid training is approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. The training will combine videos, lectures, interactive discussion, and hands-on practical. By the end of training participants will be able to do or understand the following: What goes into a pet first aid kit; What is the normal physical condition, behaviors and habits of your pet; Identify a normal heart rate, breathing rate and temperature; How to safely approach an ill or injured cat or dog; How to capture and restrain a cat and muzzle a dog; Demonstrate how to perform bandaging for soft tissue injuries; Care for fractures including head and neck injuries; Learn how to care for an animal with heat/cold related emergencies; Check for breathing and cardiac emergencies and Understand how to give rescue breathing and perform CPR for a dog or cat.

Hospice Volunteer


with Crystal Mills

Calendar Oct 16, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Have you ever thought of being a hospice volunteer? Hospice volunteers visit with patients who have a life expectancy of 6 months or less.  Through our companionship, support and friendship; we help patients make the most of every day.  Join me for one evening where we will first talk about what you can expect as a Beacon Hospice Volunteer.  And then using your smart phone, laptop or tablet and we will begin the process of applying.  All of the training and onboarding is online after that.

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