Patient Care Technician

Offered By Meditec and Texas A&M Kingsville

Study patient care principles and prepare to take the Certified Patient Care Technician Level I exam. Get started today!

PROGRAM DURATION:
300 hours/12 months
CERTIFICATIONS:
CPCT Level 1
COST:
$3,995

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Program Overview

Patient care technicians play an important role in patients' lives. You can be the professional providing this vital care!

This online self-paced patient care course will help you gain the skills needed to work with patients in various healthcare facilities. You will also prepare to become a Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT) Level I, a valuable professional credential that validates your specialized skill set. The cost of the CPCT Level I exam is included in this course.

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Program Comparison

  Meditec College Other Online Schools
Program & Tuition Cost $3500 Average Up to $20,000 Average $3,000
Exams Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Program Completion Time 3-6 months 24-48 months 3-6 months
Tailored Content and Exams Interactive and engaging learning methods to prepare you for your career Resource Library N/A
Schedule/Flexibility 100% online and available 24/7 Set Schedule 100% online and available 24/7
Student Support Student and Peer Support - Text, Call, Email Scheduled Office Hours Support Email

Program Details

This course provides an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of a patient care technician. You'll learn about specific patient care techniques, as well as legal issues in healthcare, standard precautions you can expect to take, and infection control.

We'll cover medical terminology, physical examination, and how to work with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. You'll learn about patient positioning, bed mobility, transfer techniques, and range of motion, as well as therapeutic exercises, gait, assistive devices, orthosis, and prosthesis. We'll also discuss wound care, pressure sores, wheelchair management, patient care competency, and a range of special topics.

By the end of the course, you'll be ready to take the CPCT Level I certification exam. We'll even provide the voucher that covers the cost of the certification exam fee!

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