Patient Care Technician

  • 462 Course Hours
  • $3,499

Overview

With the ever increasing demand on the healthcare industry, patient care technicians are a vital part of today’s medical workforce. Under the supervision of doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, a patient care technician (PCT) helps look after sick and injured patients.

Their primary duties include the following:

  • Basic patient care like bathing, feeding, and catheter care
  • Acquiring, distributing, and administering patient care supplies
  • Collecting laboratory specimens
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of patient rooms and conducting safety checks
  • Monitoring and recording changes in patient health and vital signs
  • Performing EKG and phlebotomy procedures

Overview

With the ever increasing demand on the healthcare industry, patient care technicians are a vital part of today’s medical workforce. Under the supervision of doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, a patient care technician (PCT) helps look after sick and injured patients.

Their primary duties include the following:

  • Basic patient care like bathing, feeding, and catheter care
  • Acquiring, distributing, and administering patient care supplies
  • Collecting laboratory specimens
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of patient rooms and conducting safety checks
  • Monitoring and recording changes in patient health and vital signs
  • Performing EKG and phlebotomy procedures

Registration Information

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