Nurse Aide Advanced (CNA and PCT)

Nurse Aide Advanced graduates are in high demand. This certificate with the additional license and certifications you will gain will help you get beyond the job ceiling that has been holding you back.

Hours

250

Price

$4,097 (Included: Tuition $3,475, Books, 2 Uniforms $245, Registration Fee $75, Certification exam fees for CNA, CPR, CPCT, CET, CPT $302)

Description
 Overview

This program prepares a graduate to work as an entry-level Nurse Aide (CNA) or Patient Care Technician (PCT) in a clinic, hospital, nursing home or long-term care (LTC) facility. Graduates will be able to check vital signs, and provide CPR and First Aid, assist in medical examinations, perform electrocardiograms (EKGs), phlebotomy and other basic laboratory procedures. This program is taught with a combination of lecture, practical exercises in the medical laboratory and with real-world experience during the externship portion of training conducted off-campus. You will also be eligible for and prepared to take the exams to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). Graduates are prepared for the following certifications by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
  • Certified EKG Technician (CET)
  • Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)

Our Nurse Aide Advanced course curriculum is approved by NCCT, by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

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Who should attend?

This course is recommended for all students considering starting nursing careers, and it is designed for those (men and women) seeking employment as a Nurse Aide/Assistant (CNA) and Patient Care Technician (PCT). PCTs are basically CNAs who are certified to perform addition duties such as phlebotomy and EKGS in addition to those tasks performed by a CNA. They care for injured, physically and mentally ill, disabled or infirm patients in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, physicians’ offices or long-term care (LTC) facilities. They perform routine tasks under the supervision of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals in monitoring the patient’s condition and providing basic patient care.

Patient Care Technicians duties may include:

  • Responding to patient calls and requests for assistance
  • Bathing, dressing, grooming and assisting with personal hygiene
  • Monitoring and recording vital signs – temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration rate
  • Observing, recording and reporting a patients’ physical, mental, and emotional condition
  • Perform Electrocardiograms (EKGs), collecting blood (phlebotomy) and other clinical task
  • Moving patients, transferring patents to and from a bed or wheelchair and assisting with walking
  • Setting up and operating therapeutic equipment and supplies
  • Assisting doctors and nurses during examinations and treatments

What’s Included:

  1. All Study Materials: Textbooks For Nursing Aides, EKG, and Phlebotomy
  2. Preparation For CNA NYS Board Exam
  3. Preparation For NHA Certification Exams
  4. Uniforms (2 Sets) & All Supplies
  5. CPR Training and preparation for CPR Certification
  6. Externship In Nursing Home/RHCF
  7. Job Placement Assistance

Occupation: nursing aides, SOC Code: 31-1014.00
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