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Patient Care Technician

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This course is designed to expand the skills set of a CNA with advanced knowledge necessary for transition into a hospital setting. The course consists of introduction to hospital equipment and supplies, as well as advanced skills in the following areas: 12 lead EKG, basic phlebotomy, performing urinary catheterization, infection control, glucometer use, sterile technique, specimen collection and handling, measuring output of bodily fluids including chest tubes and surgical site drains, tracheotomy and supplemental oxygen care, and BLS certification and training. To receive certification completion and BLS card students must receive a passing grade on the PCT final and demonstrate completion in patient care procedures using equipment and supplies correctly. Strict attendance is required and first day of orientation is mandatory.
Successful completion of the Certified Nurse Aide training program.

Required Textbooks (not included):
  • BLS For Healthcare Providers Student Manual (Ec15-1010) ISBN: 1-61669-407-6  (approximately $20)
  • Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician ISBN: 0-323-43013-9 (approximately $100)
Classroom Uniform: (not included):
  • Black scrubs with flat, closed toe shoes.
Required Materials (not included):
  • Blood pressure cuff and stethoscope available in TTC Bookstore (approximately $37) and most pharmacies.

Class Details

21 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu

Thornley Campus - 920 Building

Laura Saari 

CEUs : 5.7



Please read:  Students must have successfully completed the certified nurse aide program or currently be certified as a c.n.a to register for this program. Required textbook: Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician isbn: 9-780323430135. Required uniform: black scrubs.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
5/4/2021 - 6/17/2021 Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM N Charleston, Thornley Campus - 920 Building  Map, Room: 769 Laura Saari  ClassRoom

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