FORT KENT – Northern Maine Medical Center will offer a number of classes and seminars to the public this fall.
Monthly smoking cessation classes will be held at the campus. The classes consist of four one-hour sessions and dates and times will vary. Heartsaver CPR and first aid courses are also offered. For more information on any of these classes, contact NMMC’s education department at 834-2769 or 834-2781.
The St. John Valley cancer support group meeting will be held 6-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, in the In-service Room at Forest Hill. The Madawaska diabetes support group meeting will be held 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Acadia Room at the Acadia Family Health Center. Both meetings are free and open to the public.
There will be a free community lecture titled “Disaster Planning – Are You Ready?” from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the NMMC medical library, and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Acadia Room at the Acadia Family Health Center. NMMC Emergency Room nurse manager Jane Rioux will give both presentations. For more information about these lectures, contact Odette Dionne in the education department at 834-2781.
A skills workshop for office nurses and medical assistants titled “Recognizing Red Flags in Medical Office Practices” will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in Nadeau Hall at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. For more information about the workshop, contact Shanna Morin at 834-2768, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.