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Patient Care Technician

karlTo obtain a Certificate of Achievement in Patient Care Tech, students must demonstrate basic patient care competency by completing the Nursing Assistant program. This program provides students the knowledge needed to function as a Patient Care Tech in the acute care setting. Course provides instruction on medical terminology and supervised practice of sterile technique, urinary catheterization, nasogastric tube insertion, EKG lead placement, venipuncture, point of care testing and other procedures related to the care of a patient in an acute care setting.

To obtain a Certificate of Completion in Patient Care Tech, students must demonstrate basic patient care competency by completing the courses required for the EMT-Basic program, plus the Basic Patient Care Skills course. This program provides students the knowledge needed to function as a Patient Care Tech in the acute care setting. Course provides instruction on medical terminology and supervised practice of sterile technique, urinary catheterization, nasogastric tube insertion, EKG lead placement, venipuncture, point of care testing and other procedures related to the care of a patient in an acute care setting.