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Patient Care Assisting

Program Description

The Patient Care Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students with rigorous classroom training and practice as well as
the clinical experiences to perform a full range of patient care duties or services under nursing or medical direction. This includes taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, assisting with duties of daily living, observing and charting patient information, and reporting appropriate information to supervisors. It may also include providing various outreach services to clients within the community. Students who successfully complete the Patient Care Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State nurse aide registry. 

Program Admissions Information 

Compass Scores

Writing 32
Reading 70
Pre-Algebra 26


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Patient Care Assisting
ALHS 1011 Anatomy and Physiology
5
ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care
3
ALHS 1060 Diet & Nutrition for AHS
2
ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences
2
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers
3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
2
NAST 1100 Nurse Aide Fundamentals
6
 




*All program information subject to change without notice.

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Instructors & Faculty

Shivers, Katrenia