Patient Care Technology Training

TechnologyThe Patient Care Technician Program consists of both classroom and externship in a hands-on environment experience. This program prepares students for an entry level position as a patient care technician under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Students will learn technical skills necessary to perform personal care to complex patients' implementation of selected portions care plans, including respiratory services, Electrocardiogram (EKG) or (ECG) and phlebotomy under the supervision of a registered nurse. Students will be trained to perform such clinical skills as blood collection, cauterization, recording vital signs, performing other tasks related to patient care. The program comprises four essential skills. i.e. Basic Patient care Skills, EKG, Phlebotomy and advanced Nursing Assistant Skills. Patient Care Technicians can be employed by Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Doctors' Offices, Laboratory Establishments, and Clinics.

Program Outline:

Course

Number

Course Title

Lec

Lab

EXT

Total

PCT 101

Anatomy and Physiology I

40

20

 

60

PCT 102

Medical Terminology

40

   

40

PCT 106

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

2

2

 

4

PCT 139

Principles Expanded Patient Care

30

15

 

45

PCT 141

Fundamentals of Phlebotomy

76

20

 

96

PCT 1311 

Computer In Health

4

6

 

10

PCT 145

Electrocardiography

40

25

 

65

PCT 163

Long Term Care

60

40

 

100

 

Total in Clock Hours

292

128

 

420

 

Program Cost:

 

$5,187

Tuition and Fees $4,187
Books $600
Supplies $400

 

Program Duration

 

16 weeks

Curriculum Outline: Classroom and Lab Instruction 420 clock hours
Total Clock Hours 420 clock hours


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