IPC601 Sp24) Introducing the Patient Care Technician (12 hrs)

The dates, times, and/or delivery (either in-person and/or remotely) of this class are subject to change due to the impact of COVID-19. All students who register for the class will be contacted via email and/or by phone, if and when, changes are made to this class.  If you are not contacted by the Adult Education office, then this class will run as normally scheduled.

Course Pre-Requisites:

1.  New Jersey Certified Nurse Aide - Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS).

2.  Certified EKG Technician (CET) - National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

3.  Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPBT) - National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Program Description:

This 12-hour course addresses additional Patient Care Technician responsibilities that are not included in Modules I - III of the Patient Care Technician Program. This course serves to complete requirements in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains to meet direct patient healthcare needs. Successful completion of Modules I- III in the PCT Program provides eligibility to sit for the Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT) examination with the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).  Course cost does not include Textbook. Included in the course fee is the cost for NHA Certification Exam (one attempt). 


Additional Information:
Course cost does not include Textbook. Textbook Purchase Required - 1) Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician 1st ed (Townsend) - Evolve ISBN 9780323523622 and 2) Workbook for Fundamental Concepts and Skills for the Patient Care Technician ISBN: 9780323445719. Includes Cost of Exam Fee (one attempt) for NHA Certification.