Certificate of Technical Studies in Patient Care Technician

Patient care technicians are allied health professionals who provide direct patient care within their regulated scope of practice. They perform basic nursing assistant tasks (as delegated by the nursing or medical staff) which may include obtaining patient vital signs and other data, communicating with the healthcare team and patients, assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs), complying with confidentiality requirements, and performing EKGs and phlebotomy tasks.

Major Course

Must earn a grade of “C” or better in each.  At least twelve (12) credit hours must be earned in residence.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
NURS 1000 Nursing Assistant 7
HASC 1020 Introduction to EKG 3
HASC 1030 EKG II 4
HASC 1010 Phlebotomy 10
HSOM 2050 Medical Office Management 3
HSOM 1020 Medical Office Terminology I 3
HSOM 1030 Medical Office Terminology II 3
total hours 33