Health Occupations – CNA & CRMA

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Second year Health Occupations students participate in the CNA & CRMA course. This program is offered to seniors at UTC who want to earn important certifications that lead to amazing career opportunities immediately after high school or while attending college upon high school graduation. This program is an academically rigorous and physically demanding program that emphasizes teamwork, interpersonal relationships, and effective communication skills necessary in a health care setting. The following topics are presented in the classroom, practiced in the skill training lab, and reinforced during your clinical training on site:

– Human anatomy & function                    – Medical Terminology
– Human growth & development               – Patient observation & legal responsibility
– Safety & infection control practices        – Basic patient care techniques
– Emergency care & CPR certification       – Medications and effects on body systems
– Medication classification                           – Medication administration
– Medication measurements

Career Paths: Dental Assistant / Hygienist, Home Health Aide, Lab Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, Physical Therapist, Nutritionist, Phlebotomist

3 high school credits for each year and college credits while still in high school

Dual Enrollment Agreements
Central Maine Community College – MET111 – Medical Terminology
Northern Maine Community College – SAE117 –  Occupational Safety

National/State Certification/Licenses
State of Maine Certified Nursing Assistant Exam (CNA)
State of Maine Certified Residential Medication Aid Exam (CRMA)
Phlebotomy Technician Certification
Healthcare Provider CPR/AED Certificate
Medical Assisting Certification


Prerequisite Academic Courses:

  • Algebra 1
  • Biology or Introduction to Chemistry
  • Keyboarding/data entry and retrieval skills
  • Ability to Read, Comprehend, & Write at a High School Level
  • Health Occupations - Medical Assisting course


Click here to apply online as soon as possible. Please mention this program specifically in the “Tell us why you are interested in United Technologies Center” online form.


This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri from 8:30 am to 1:45 pm.


This course is held at United Technologies Center .

Other Information

Course ID: HO