Designed for certified nursing assistants (CNAs) interested in advanced care skills within the CNA scope of practice or those seeking work as a Patient Care Technician in hospitals and health care settings. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, Patient Care Technicians care for patients requiring both acute and chronic care. Learn to perform advanced skills for complex care settings and situations. Gain and practice new skills including sterile technique, phlebotomy, Electrocardiograms (EKG), glucose monitoring, enteral nutrition, respiratory care, Intravenous therapy, advanced wound care, urinary catheterization, pre/post surgical care and pediatric patient care. Successful course completion satisfies eligibility requirements for the National Healthcareer Association Patient Care Technician Certification Exam.