Health Careers/Patient Care Tech (PCT)
Instructor: Julie Cardenas
Paraprofessional: Gail Wilson
This program will prepare students in basic patient care, Electrocardiograms (EKG, ECG), phlebotomy skills, and assisting physicians/nurses with bedside procedures. Students taking this class should be interested in providing healthcare services that can help identify, evaluate, prevent, and/or treat diseases. Students will also learn medical terminology, safety in the workplace, how to take and record patient's vital signs, and the use of computers in healthcare. Students will also learn CPR and first aid. Eligible students can earn a certification as a Patient Care Technician.