PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (51.3902)
The purpose of this program is to prepare the student for an entry level position as a patient care technician. The program provides competency in the fundamentals of patient care and basic nursing skills. The student will also gain the knowledge and skills required of home health aides as well as obtain training in basic EKG and venipuncture (for blood collection). Graduates will be qualified for employment in hospitals, nursing homes, and other health related organizations. The university awards a certificate upon completion of this program.Request more info about PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN
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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 20 CREDITS)
- PCT 105Fundamentals of Patient Care and Treatment2
- PCT 110Medical Terminology2
- PCT 115Anatomy and Physiology2
- PCT 120Introduction to EKG1
- PCT 125Phlebotomy and Injections3
- PCT 130Hospital Procedures2
- PCT 145Nursing Clinical Practices2
- PCT 150Adult/Geriatric Care2
- PCT 200Externship4
- CPR 001Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- HIV 004HIV/AIDS
- PDT 005PDT Seminar
Medical students are required to wear medical attire at all times. Students must furnish their own uniforms.
All students must provide BLS, OSHA, HIV, and HIPPA seminar completion forms in order to participate in the clinical rotations.
Students must complete 120 hours of clinical practice.