SALEM COUNTY CAREER & TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL 

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Patient Care Technician - HYBRID COURSE

Patient Care Technicians gain entry-level knowledge and clinical skills needed to work in a variety of employment settings like hospitals, surgical centers, and rehabilitation facilities. Employment for Patient Care Technicians is expected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the national average for all occupations. Upon successful program completion, students will be eligible for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification in Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A).

 

Course Content   (200 Hours)

Provide basic patient care - bathing, feeding, catheter care, etc.

Acquire, distribute and administer patient care supplies

Perform safety checks and ensure cleanliness in patient rooms

Obtain EKG readings and monitor vital signs

Perform phlebotomy procedures

Provide emotional supports to patients and families, particularly those coping with grief and death

Costs:    $1,799 - Paid in Full in Advance

$1,999 - Payment Option Available

Additional Certifications Available:            Basic Life Support (CPR) 

                                                                                Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) 

                                                                     EKG Technician (CET) 

Start Dates:     April 11, 2022

                                                                                 

 Criminal backgrounds may prevent individuals from obtaining certification and externship/clinical placement

***Criminal background checks are required (additional fee to student)

***Uniform and medical exams are not included.

***Students must have a high school diploma or GED

***Medical Clearance, Laboratory Blood Work, PPD’s and Urine Drug Screen Are Required

 

Students must attend the Introduction to Health Career Pathway Seminar prior to registration.

             

Salem County Vocational Technical School

Contact 856-351-2929

www.scvts.org  (Adult Education Tab) or adult_ed@scvts.org