Academic Catalog 2020-2021

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Patient Care Technician, Certificate of Technical Studies

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.

Major Courses 1
NURS 1000Nursing Assistant4
HASC 1020Intro to EKG3
HASC 1010Phlebotomy3
HSOM 1020Medical Terminology 13
HSOM 1030Medical Terminology II3
HSOM 2050Medical Office Management3
Total Hours23