This course prepares students to pass the National Healthcareer Association Exam to become a Patient Care Technician/Associate.
This course entails: (Tentative)
- Week 1 includes: Entry-level skills training (22 CNA skills)
- Week 2 includes: Theoretical concepts such as the role and responsibilities of a Patient Care Technician, various healthcare settings, infection control, blood-borne pathogens, HIPPA, Alzheimer's care, resident rights, assistance with medication, etc.
Some course topics include: Phlebotomy role in healthcare, Anatomy, and Physiology of the circulatory system, safety precautions, OSHA's needle stick injury precautions, hands-on practice with various Phlebotomy equipment. Techniques, specimen identification, and handling, venipuncture in Pediatrics, fingerstick puncture are also covered in this course.
CEUs: Included - At the end of this course, CEUs per applicable topic will be given.
- Week 3 includes: Phlebotomy and EKG hands-on training (via Zoom for online students).
PCT PREP COURSE
To register for this course, a deposit of $100 is required to start the class and the remaining balance can be paid in installments.