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2016-2017 Catalog


Code: F_CER_PCTC

Campus: Larimer Campus, Loveland, and Westminster Campus

Patient Care Technician - CNA/Phlebotomy

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) certificate is a two semester program designed to prepare students for entry-level work in a variety of healthcare environments, such as clinics, hospitals, nursing homes or long term care facilities. Patient Care Technicians care for patients under the supervision of a doctor or nurse. This certificate will focus on Patient Care Technician (PCT) with an emphasis on Nursing Assistant/Phlebotomy  for a total of 24 credits and two semesters in length. This certificate is comprised of didactic and experiential teaching, as well as clinical placements in the health care field. Once students complete the requirements of the Patient Care Technician program, they are eligible to take the National Certified Patient Care Technician (NCPCT) exam through the National Center for Competency Testing.

Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
HPR 101Customer Service in Healthcare

2

HPR 116Computers in Health Care

1

HPR 208Medical Record Terminology

2

 

NUA 101Certified Nurse Aide Health Care Skills

4

NUA 170Nurse Aide Clinical Experience

1

 

HPR 112Phlebotomy

4

HPR 113Advanced Phlebotomy

4

 

HPR 190Basic EKG Interpretation

2

HPR 200Advanced ECG Interpretations

2

Select two (2) credits of HPR or NUA coursework

Total Credit Hours: 24

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