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    Central New Mexico Community College
  Feb 25, 2018
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49

BPCS 1092 - Basic Patient Care Skills

1 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: IRW 0970  or appropriate placement score .
Introduces students to the principles of providing basic patient care including communication, patient safety and infection control with practice in gloving, gowning and sterile procedures. Provides instruction and supervised practice of vital signs, transfer, moving and positioning techniques, protection of airway, Oxygen delivery devices, basic ECG monitoring, drains, tubes, IVs, pumps and other considerations for the hospitalized patient.

  • 45 Lab hours

Click here for the Spring 2018 Schedule of Classes