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Patient Care Technician
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The Patient Care Technician program is designed to train students in all of the relevant aspects of patient care, including personal care, physical comfort, diagnostic testing specifically electrocardiography, phlebotomy, home health care needs, providing post operative care, geriatric care and other critical functions. Graduates of this program will be prepared to work at the entry level in hospitals, home health agencies, clinics, laboratories and other healthcare settings.

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COURSES INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM

  • HIV/AIDS Education 
  • CPR-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Health Science Core Fundamentals
  • Verbal & Written Communications
  • Laws & Ethical Standards for Home Health Aides
  • Physical Comfort and Patient Safety
  • Nutrition Infection Control Procedures
  • Home Health Care
  • Structure & Function of the Circulatory System & Related Medical Terminology 
  • Law & Ethics and the role of Phlebotomy Technicians in the healthcare setting
  • Phlebotomy Skills Theory & Lab
  • Specimen Transfer, Accessioning & Processing
  • Quality Assurance & Safety Procedures
  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology & Medical Terminology
  • Safety, Sanitation, and Emergency Procedures
  • Law and Ethics in Patient Care
  • Patient Care Procedures for Nursing Assistants
  • Post Operative Care
  • Rehabilitative & Geriatric Care
  • Nursing Assistant Externship
  • Structure and Function of the Cardiovascular System & Related Medical Terminology
  • Laws and Ethical Standards of Electrocardiography
  • EKG Instrumentation and Modalities
  • Patient Preparation and Care Procedures
  • Patient Care Technician Theory & Skills Lab I
  • Career Preparation for Patient Care Technicians