Nov 29, 2021  
Catalog 2018-19 
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AHL 937 - Patient Care Technician Clinical

5.9 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to apply one’s learning from PCT I in a clinical setting. This course is the last course in the Patient Care Technician (PCT) program. Students will gain experience in the hospital setting performing a variety of skills learned in the classroom and laboratory setting. Topics to be covered include applying advanced CNA skills such as wound care, catheters and trach care, and EKG readings in a hospital setting. Prerequisite: Students must successfully complete classroom and lab prior to attending clinical.


Course Objectives:

1. apply advanced CNA skills learned in theory and lab into a clinical setting;

2. demonstrate proper clinical skills in Venipuncture and IV’s;

3. set up and obtain an EKG reading;

4. demonstrate proper clinical skills in wound care, NG tubes, catheters, trach care, and other advanced nursing assistant skills;

5. explain the proper procedure of these clinical skills;

6. demonstrate universal precautions and infection control procedures;

7. demonstrate proper documentation of patient care;

8. perform duties within HIPAA regulations; and

9. demonstrate consistent respect for patients, their families, and coworkers.



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