Oct 28, 2021  
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AHL 940 - PCT Exam Review


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

This course is designed to enable the student to review skills and theory taught during the Nursing Support Technician series (NST). Material covered will help prepare the student to sit for the national certification exam. Topics to be covered include EKG, phlebotomy, starting IV’s, tracheostomy care, certain sterile and non-sterile dressing changes, Foley insertion and Foley care, post mortem care, role to play during an emergency (i.e. codes) caring for patients in various types of isolation, tube feedings, colostomy care, and specimen collection.

 

Course Objectives:

1. discuss nursing support technician skills regarding EKG, phlebotomy, IV tracheostomy care, certain sterile and nonsterile dressing changes, Foley insertion and Foley care, post mortem care, role to play during an emergency (i.e. codes), caring for patients in various types of isolation, tube feedings, colostomy care, and specimen collection;

2. describe and apply the scope of practice of a Nursing Support Technician; and

3. list and describe the impact a patient care technician has in an acute care setting, a physician’s practice, or other alliedhealth or healthcare setting.

 



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