Patient Care Technician
$1,899 (Textbooks included)
Patient Care Technicians work in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, long term care facilities, physician offices and assisted living facilities. These professionals must possess the technical skills necessary to service complex patient care issues including: rehabilitation services, diagnostic tests, basic bedside care, collection of laboratory specimens, Phlebotomy and EKG’s. In addition to labs requiring a student to practice and demonstrate EKG, Phlebotomy and base line nursing skills, lecture topics of this program include: medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and miscellaneous patient care concepts. Other topics include: HIPAA; vital signs; patient care; personal hygiene and grooming and aseptic technique among others.
Note: In partnership with Condensed Curriculum International (CCI), this program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) – Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT); Certified Nurse Technician (CNT); and/or Certified Patient Care Associate (CPCA) national certification exams.
120 hour course.
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|Required shot records should be presented at student registration. |
*One dose of Tetanus-Diptheria toxin withing last 10 years
*Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine - series of (2)
*Complete series of Hepatitis B - three (3) shots
*Varicella Vaccine (Chicken Pox) or acceptable evidence of the disease
*Negative TB skin test or Negative Chest x-ray
|(Financial aid is available to those who qualify)|
|Please note that cost of testing is to be paid by students when scheduled. It is NOT included in tuition cost.|
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