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Patient Care Technician, C.A.S

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
COLL 101 ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ENGL 101 ~COMPOSITION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BIOL 109 ANAT & PHYS FOR ALLIED HEALTH 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PCT 101 PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN I 6 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
NURS 153 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FOR HEALTHCARE CAREERS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 17

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
MATH 120 QUANTITATIVE LITERACY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PSYC 101 ~INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
HPER 172 STANDARD FIRST AID 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PCT 102 PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN II 6 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 14

The Certificate of Applied Science in Patient Care Technician prepares a student for employment as a Patient Care Technician (PCT) or to choose a pathway for entry into the nursing or surgical technology program. The PCT works alongside other health care professionals to provide hands on assistance to meet patients’ basic needs.

MILESTONE COURSE:

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

These courses have a clinical component that require a background check on admission, drug testing, active CPR card, and current immunizations.

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION: Successful completion of the program prepares the graduate to sit for the national certification exam for Patient Care Technician. The graduate will also be eligible to sit for the Phlebotomy Technician Certification and EKG Technician Certification.

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
31


2019-2020

 
General Education Courses
Patient Care Technician Process

2019-2020

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