Patient Care Technician - CNA / PCT
is a Patient Care Technician?
PCT's are FIRSTLY a State of Florida Licensed CNA:
Certified Nursing Assistant's (CNA) is Licensed
by the State of Florida Board of Nursing and perform 'Activities of Daily
Living' in health care. The PCT are Licensed CNA which have
additional ADVANCED career clinical skills for working in the Hospital.
Many training center fail to explain to students that the License CNA is the
beginning point for all positions that will allow a professional to touch and
assist a patient. Even Medical Assistants and EMT's must pass and be a Licensed
CNA to work in a Hospital and touch a patient.
Certified Nursing Assistant's (CNA)
is the beginning point for your career in Healthcare.
CNA Examination is given only by the Sate of Florida Board of Nursing,
after successfully passing both the CNA clinical skills
demonstration examination and passing the written test.
prepare you for BOTH test. CNA's assist patients and perform 'Activities of
Daily Living". CNA's work in:
Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Hospice, Home Care,
Doctors Office and all types of
Hospitals as a CNA / PCT.
The Hospital 6 in One
Nursing Assistant (CNA) Exam Prep
2. Patient Care Technician (PCT)
3. Patient Support Technician (PST)
4. Patient Support Associate (PSA)
5. Home Health AID (HHA)
6. Medication Technician (MT)
7 CEUs (24)- 1st Year Required
The CNA/ PCT position is an extension of the Activities of Daily Living - CNA Fundamentals of Nursing, Theories and Ethics as well as additional Career Skills not covered during the regular CNA Exam Prep Classes.
Medical Errors * Prevention Safety
A Closer Look at Elder Abuse
Domestic Violence In-service-
HIV and AIDS: An In-service f
Bowel and Bladder Care
Care Basics: Fall Prevention
Care Basics: Range of Motion
Care Basics: Taking Vital Signs
Fluid Replacement: Dehydration
24 Hrs of In-Service CEUs Reported to Fl Board of Nursing
Learn how to hook up the 3, 4,5 Lead EKG, Pulse Oxi-Meter, Manual Blood
pressure, Heart Basics, Sterile Field, Sterile Gloves, Colostomy Bag, Care of the Stoma, Blood Glucose Machines, Male / Female Catheterization
Insertion and Removal
On-Line - Home Health Care Skills for Licensed CNA's
HHA 5 Stages of Death
HHA Home Health Care
HHA Feeding Devices
HHA Daily Care Plan
HHA House Safety
HHA Hospice Care
HHA End of Life Care
Medical Record Doc & Legal
Bio-Medical Waste Management
Tuberculosis The Basics
+ Bloodborne Pathogens
+ Elder Abuse
+ Alzheimer's Disease
+ Infection Control
* Rest Comfort & Sleep
* Client Rights * Infection Control
* Legal and Ethical Behavior
* Safety and Emergency
* Member of the Health Care Team.
* Therapeutic/Technical Procedures
* Data Collection and Reporting
6 in One - Patient Care Technician Career Skills.
how to hook up the 3, 4,5 Lead EKG, Male / Female Catheterization
Insertion and Removal (required by many hospitals) Pulse Oxi-Meter,
Manual Blood pressure, Heart Basics, Sterile Field, Sterile Gloves,
Colostomy Bag, Care of the Stoma, Blood Glucose Machines.
The CNA / PCT
working in a hospital works under the supervision of licensed RN. You
will FOCUS on passing your CNA Exam FIRST then do the PCT 5 Hour
Clinical Skills Workshop and 24 Hrs of CEUs at TampaBayCEUs.com.
BASIC package to become a Licensed CNA / PCT includes ALL SIX (6)
over lapping areas of Career Skills including the CNA Examinations Preparations
Class. The minimum for working in a Hospital is to FIRST become a Licensed
Certified Nursing Assistant, next you will add additional Career Skills that are
job specific for working in local Hospital.
This class provides a variety of additional Career Skills for Licensed CNA working in a Hospital. It includes the CNA Exam Prep as well as 24 Hrs
of CEUs that will be reported towards your 1st year additional training
requirement by the State of Florida Board of Nursing.
No need to pay THOUSANDS of
dollars for a very long PCT program.
Many people do not realize that the CNA License grated only by the State of
Florida Board of Nursing upon passing both the demonstration of CNA Clinical
Skills and passing a written test, is the KEY foundation for working in a
community Hospital. At the Hospital level, this is the
minimum for being qualified to apply for a position as PCT or CNA / PCT at local