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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*

This HYBID 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, and urinary catheterization. Textbook and workbook are included. No refund seven days prior to start date. 9.2 CEUs.

Requirements: You must have a current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license. For more information, email NonCreditAlliedHealth@howardcc.edu.

Tuition: $1,255 (includes $670 in fees*)
Tue, Thu Oct 05-Oct 28 9AM-3PM Howard Hall 122 & Online XH-653 7623 #5210
Sat Oct 16-Nov 06 9AM-5PM Howard Hall 122 & Online XH-653 7624 #5212
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* Fees not eligible for waiver.
** Tuition and fees not eligible for waiver for XE courses.
(S) = Supplies needed. Instructor will provide list at first class.
(T) = Textbook recommended or required. Purchase at HCC Bookstore or online before first class.
 
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