Maine Medical Center, Charles A. Dana Conference Center, 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102
Maine Medical Center offers a Certified Nursing Assistant course, which includes classroom work, skills labs, and clinical experience. The course is an 11- week, daytime course of 180 hours. MMC covers the cost of the course and the books. At the end of the course, the students take the State Certification Examination.
The course is sponsored by MMC's Center for Clinical and Professional Development and Portland Adult Education.
When you attend the information session, you must bring a completed application packet with you. A TABE reading comprehension test will also be administered at the information session. A completed application packet consists of:
One (1) Completed Application Form (.pdf) Two (2) copies of a picture ID with signature (driver's license or State ID card) One (1) copy of proof of High School Graduation or equivalency Two (2) copies of Social Security Card One (1) Signed SBI (State Bureau of Investigation) form (page 6 of Application)
Also, please submit in sealed envelopes, two (2) professional written references from people in leadership capacity only, for example, current and past supervisors. If you have not been employed for the last few years, another source of reference such as teacher, volunteer group leader, or clergy are acceptable. No references from family members please.
Please be sure that you bring photocopies of documents that we can keep, as we will be unable to make copies for you.