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BMH, CCV host open houses for accelerated Medical Assistant program

Applications for the new College to Career Program are available at ccv.edu. Applications will be considered on a rolling application process until July 16, 2018. The first session of classes will begin Sept. 4, 2018. The curriculum will consist of a combination of classroom instruction at CCV and supervised clinical practice at BMH. Go to ccv.edu or contact Leigh Marthe at 802-254-6389 for more information.

BRATTLEBORO—Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) and Community College of Vermont (CCV) are now accepting applications for their accelerated program to prepare qualified candidates for jobs as Certified Medical Assistants.

Enrollment in the one semester program will be limited to 20 participants. Classes will be held on the CCV Brattleboro campus, and all clinical aspects of the course work will be completed at BMH.

As part of the joint initiative, BMH is providing full scholarships for eight successful applicants to the program. Scholarship recipients will have their CCV tuition covered and will be hired as Medical Assistants at BMH upon successful completion of the academic program and licensure exam.

An informational presentation about the program will be held at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in the Brew Barry Conference Center on Monday, June 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Attendees will learn about program details, the application process, and the eight scholarship opportunities available. Staff from BMH and CCV, as well as current BMH Medical Assistants, will be on hand to answer questions and provide technical assistance with the application process.

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Peter Ford (Dallas) says...

Nailed it - Thank you.

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TB Smith (Ba, Oklahoma, US) says...

The divisiveness brought on by this shamefully poor excuse for a president has been once again, borne out by this article, and the responses to it .. his most devoted followers are the most gullible and easily swayed sheeple since the \"Kool-Aid party in Jonestown\" ... those who stand up the most fervently to this dictator \"wanabe\", will , inthe end, see him and the fellow purveyors of his garbage rhetoric like FOX News, Alex Jones, Breitbart, etc., crumble and be dumped like stale crackers (pardon the pun) .. we must impeach this tyrant before too much damage is done, either from within or outside our borders.

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Ruby Bode (Westminster, Vermont, US) says...

So it’s OK that access to outlets that simply recognize Trump as President is indeed being shut down? But isn’t that exactly what this editorial is against? Should outlets that cheered on Obama’s wars and love of Wall St have likewise been shut down? Only John Birch Society–inspired screeds against Trump indicate the “legitimate” press?

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TB Smith’s comment in apparent support of the us-vs-them tone of this editorial illustrates why so many people distrust so much of the press (although, again, it appears to be only pro-Trump and anti-imperialist outlets that are actually being shut down): They are promulgating hysterical claims about fascism, Russians, and “crackers” not in the interest of the people, but wholly on behalf of the neoliberal/neoconservative program of Reagan, Clinton, Bush, and Obama to deny Trump the Presidency and even remove him from office – not democratically, but by coup if necessary. That makes the press rather anti-democratic and, indeed, against the people.

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Amelia Stone (E Dummerston, Vermont, US) says...

Kudos to the Boston Globe for encouraging newspapers across the country to remind us all of the value of a free press, and to the Commons for hearing that call. The NYTimes article, A Free Press Needs You, concludes with the following: \"If you haven’t already, please subscribe to your local papers. Praise them when you think they’ve done a good job and criticize them when you think they could do better. We’re all in this together.\" Today I plan to subscribe.

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Bev Matias (Connecticut, US) says...

Thank you for your efforts to disseminate the news of the day and resist the hate-filled and deceitful rhetoric of this administration. I cannot believe, still, in this country that it is necessary for the press and regular citizens to defend themselves. Only one quarter or less of the citizens believe a word he says yet you are forced to defend yourselves because his speech is so incediary. The press is now officially our last line of defense.

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Janet (Venice, Florida, US) says...

You nailed it perfectly.

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