Oct 28, 2020  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
    
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

PCT 1020 - Patient Care Technician

4 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: ([ENG 0950  or ESOL 0951 ] + MATH 0930  + RDG 0950  or appropriate placement scores ) + (HLTH 1001  + NA 1020  + NA 1093  + NA 1190 ) or (HLTH 1001  + EMS 1190  + EMS 1053  + EMS 1093 ). Corequisite: PCT 1090  + PCT 1092 .

Provides students who have demonstrated competence in basic patient care skills the knowledge needed to function as a Patient Care Tech in the acute care setting. Course provides instruction on medical terminology and supervised practice of sterile technique, urinary catheterization, gastric intubation, EKG lead placement, venipuncture, point of care testing and other procedures related to the care of a patient in an acute care setting.