Course Details


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Patient Care Technician

Qualification Level: Entry Level

Course Introduction: 

Comprehensive training focusing on patient care skills in various healthcare settings.

Course Objective: Develop proficiency in patient hygiene, vital signs monitoring, and basic clinical procedures.

Course Outline:

1. Introduction to Patient Care:
Overview of the role and responsibilities of a Patient Care Technician
Ethical and legal considerations in patient care
Professionalism and communication skills
2. Medical Terminology:
Basic medical vocabulary relevant to patient care
Understanding medical abbreviations and terminology used in healthcare settings
3. Anatomy and Physiology:
Overview of human anatomy and physiology
Understanding body systems and their functions
4. Patient Interaction and Communication:
Developing effective communication skills
Interacting with patients and their families
Cultural competence in healthcare
5. Infection Control and Safety:
Principles of infection control
Safe patient handling and transport
Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
6. Vital Signs and Measurements:
Techniques for measuring vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate)
Monitoring and recording patient data
7. Phlebotomy and Specimen Collection:
Blood drawing techniques
Collection and handling of various specimens
8. Basic Medical Procedures:
Assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs)
Patient hygiene and grooming
Mobility assistance and positioning
9. EKG and Cardiovascular Procedures:
Performing electrocardiograms (EKGs)
Understanding basic cardiovascular procedures
10. Patient Safety and Emergency Procedures:
Identifying and responding to medical emergencies
Basic first aid and CPR training
11. Specialized Patient Care:
Care for patients with specific conditions (e.g., diabetes, respiratory issues)
Geriatric and pediatric patient care considerations
12. Continuing Education and Professional Development:
Information on maintaining certification and pursuing additional training or specializations

Course Duration: 180 Hours

Target Audience: Individuals aspiring to become patient care technicians or healthcare assistants..

Mode of Training: Virtual/Live Training: Hands-on practical sessions with online/In-person modules for theoretical understanding.

Minimum Participants: 5

Maximum Participants: 10

Certificate Validity: 2 Years

Eligibility Criteria: High school diploma or equivalent, basic medical knowledge

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