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Advanced Patient Care Skills

Advanced Patient Care Skills Course

Prepare to Become a Patient Care Technician

If you have a current CNA license, you can increase your knowledge and train to work as a patient care technician in hospitals and other health care settings. Patient care technicians are part of a multidisciplinary team, caring for patients who require acute care as well as chronic care.

Advanced Patient Care Skills at HCC

In eight weeks, you can be ready for a new career as a patient care technician. For your convenience, this course is offered online and as an all-classroom experience. HCC’s partnerships with area hospitals, businesses, and organizations provide aspiring patient care technicians with unique opportunities for rewarding careers.

The entire course is 92 hours. You will earn 9.2 CEUs upon completion of the course.


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Advanced Patient Care Skills *Hybrid*

Please note that this is a hybrid class. Hybrid classes are a blend of online education and classroom skills learning. These classes are designed to offer you more flexibility, so that you can more easily balance work, home, and life. Hybrid courses require specific technical knowledge and you must have access to a computer at home. Before registering, please call Jennifer Bukowitz-Keller at 443-518-4967 to see if this nursing class is right for you.

Please bring current CNA registry card to first class.

No refund five days prior to course start date. (T) 9.2 CEUs. 

Tuition: $1,255 (includes $670 in fees*)
Tue Jan 08-Feb 26 6PM-10PM Online & Hickory Ridge XH-653 7087 #4337
Sat Jan 19-Feb 09 9AM-5PM Online & Hickory Ridge XH-653 7103 #4338
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Advanced Patient Care Skills *In Class*

This course prepares certified nursing assistants to work in hospitals and other health care settings as part of a multidisciplinary team caring for patients who require acute care as well as chronic care. You will expand and deepen your skills in complex health care procedures including:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Glucose monitoring
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Wound care
  • Urinary catheterization

Please bring current CNA registry card to first class. Textbook and workbook are included. Contact Kathy Schultz for additional information at 443-518-4981. No refunds. 9.2 CEUs. 

Tuition: $1,255 (includes $670 in fees*)
Tue, Thu Jan 08-Mar 07 9AM-3PM Hickory Ridge XH-653 7086 #4336
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