Patient care technicians are allied health professionals who provide direct patient care within their regulated scope of practice. They perform basic nursing assistant tasks (as delegated by the nursing or medical staff) which may include obtaining patient vital signs and other data, communicating with the healthcare team and patients, assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs), complying with confidentiality requirements, and performing EKGs and phlebotomy tasks.
- Students communicate effectively through writing, speaking, listening, reading, and interpersonal skills in both the classroom and clinical setting.
- Students demonstrate an understanding of professional ethics and legal responsibilities.
- Students apply infection control guidelines including techniques for maintaining isolation.
- Students exhibit critical thinking and problem-solving skills to locate, analyze, and apply information in career planning and employment.
- Students model work readiness traits required for success in the workplace including integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management and respect for diversity.
|Major Courses 1|
|NURS 1000||Nursing Assistant||4|
|HASC 1020||Intro to EKG||3|
|HASC 1030||EKG II||4|
|HASC 1011||Phlebotomy Lab||1|
|HASC 1012||Phlebotomy Clin Externship||3|
|HSOM 1020||Medical Terminology 1||3|
|HSOM 1030||Medical Terminology II||3|
|HSOM 2050||Medical Office Management||3|
Must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.