Athens institute of Allied Health (Main campus)

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The Patient Care Technician program is a comprehensive program designed to prepare the graduate to become a patient care technician. Graduates will receive training in patient health care to include support for Adult daily living needs, EKG, cardiac circulation and blood pressure monitoring, phlebotomy and venipuncture skills. Students will learn skills in patient care assisting patients in attaining and maintaining maximum functional independence while observing patient rights, as well as those needed to pass the National Certification for Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, EKG Technician and clinical medical assisting.

All prospective students must complete the TABE test and score an 6.0 or higher

Program Objectives

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How to perform basic first aid

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How to perform CPR/AED

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Take vital signs

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Apply proper body mechanics

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Hand washing and cleanliness skills

Body Parts
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An introduction to all body systems

EKG Monitor
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Electrocardiogram

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Phlebotomy and Venipuncture

The prerequisite course

*Indicates prerequisite exists. Student must complete the prerequisite course prior to entry into this course of have the instructor’s permission to enter the course.”
PCT Curriculum
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To qualify for graduation from this program the students must demonstrate competency in each of the patient care skills and successfully complete the both externships. Graduates in this program will be qualified to find entry-level positions in doctor’s offices, hospitals, nursing and convalescent health care facilities.

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