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Patient Care Technician/Advanced Patient Care (HYB)

Course number : CAH487   ID : 26953    Section Number : 1
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This course is intended for certified nursing assistants (CNAs) or Medical Assistants interested in obtaining advanced care skills within their scope of practice and active CNAs seeking work as a Patient Care Technician in hospitals and other 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, obtaining electrocardiograms (EKG), glucose monitoring, 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 Health Career Association Patient Care Technician Certification Exam. You must have a firm understanding and knowledge of basic patient care skills in order to enroll and be successful in this class.
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Class Details

12 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue

Monroe Center

Tressa Bell 

CEUs : 8



Please read:  Classes will meet in person on Tuesdays to practice skills and also require online asynchronous participation. Students must be 18 years of age and hold a Nursing Assistant Certification to work as a Patient Care Technician. Students should report to MC116 the first class session.



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, September 10, 2024 @ 11:59 PM



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/05/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/10/2024 - 12/3/2024 Weekly - Tue 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM Frederick, Monroe Center  Map, Room: MC127 Tressa Bell