Patient Care Technician (PCT): 72 Hrs

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Patient Care Technician The Patient Care Technician course includes EKG & Phlebotomy. To enroll for Patient Care Technician a Nurse Aide/ Assistant certificate is required.

New York Medical Career Training Center provides patient care technician courses that comprise of clinical and classroom education to train candidates according to all the major-minor requirement of this profile.

Patient care training, Patient care school, Patient care technician course, Patient care technician training Patient care training, Patient care school, Patient care technician course, Patient care technician training Patient care technicians are trained professionals that take care of patients admitted in the hospitals and rehabilitation centers. These professionals work under the guidance of medical experts and perform various clinical, supportive, clerical and laboratory duties.

Responsibilities and duties

  • Perform various patient care practices
  • Monitors health condition of the patient
  • Keep a record of the information related to the medical history and treatment information for patients
  • Take temperature and blood pressure readings and note any changes
  • Collect blood and urine samples for analysis
  • Assists patients with eating, dressing, bathing and grooming
  • Assist patients while performing a variety of exercises and help them position comfortably on their beds
  • Set up and maintain medical equipment

Topics covered:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical terminology
  • Patient care skills
  • EKG
  • Vital signs and symptoms of health illnesses
  • Preparing patients for treatment
  • Drawing specimens
  • Advanced clinical and laboratory skills

Career prospects:

Specialized patient care technician training prepare candidates to work flexibly in different organizations, which are as follows:

  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Hospitals
  • Urgent care clinics
  • Medical laboratories
  • Nursing homes