Patient Care Technician
Perform an electrocardiogram at a rehab center. Know your way around a hospital. With all your new skills, you’ll be qualified for steady work in many health facilities.
Become a Qualified Patient Care Technician (PCT) in as little as 6 Months
Are you interested in the field of nursing and patient care? If so, you may want to become a Patient Care Technician. Becoming a Patient Care Technician (PCT) is similar to becoming a Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA), but the program then goes on to introduce skills such as electrocardiogram (EKG), cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), basic First Aid, and blood draws. Additional techniques and skills that can qualify you for a more challenging and rewarding role in the healthcare field. Check out three reasons why you should consider Patient Care Technician School:
- Hot Employment Growth For Patient Care Technicians
- You Can Get Trained In Less Than A Year
- Patient Care Technician Is A Career You’ll Be Proud Of
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Patient Care Technician Program
26.5 Credit Hours
Method of Instruction: This course is taught through a series of classroom lecture, hands-on laboratory training, course preparation and homework assignments, and clinical externship instruction. The objective of the Patient Care Technician Program is to prepare the student to assist physicians and nurses by performing basic clinical duties in a medical center. To meet this objective, instruction addresses subjects encompassing medical practice, medical law and ethics, medical communications, medical records, patient preparation and basic laboratory procedures and tests. Upon completion of this program graduates will have entry level skills as a Patient Cars Technician and qualify for positions in a variety of health care facilities. The Patient Care Technician Program groups its program around knowledge and skills required for total patient care in a clinical setting. The program concludes with an externship in a medical facility.