Patient Care Technician and Certifited Nursing Assistant
Course Description: The Nurse Aid Training (NAT) program consists of classroom and lab instruction with supervised clinical activities. Students must successfully participate in 75 classroom/lab hours and 40 clinical hours. Prior to admission student must complete the program approved background check and all other requirements by LDH. Graduates are eligible to take the Prometric certification test upon completion of the program. Patient Care Technician prepares individuals for a variety of job opportunities in health occupations areas and is generated to meet the need for cross-training of employees in health care facilities. Graduates may find employment in long-term care facilities, hospitals, laboratories, and clinics where basic bedside nursing skills are required, as well as the skills of phlebotomy, performing electrocardiograms (EKG), stress testing, and Holter monitoring procedures. Upon successful completion of this competency-based program, students may be eligible to take certification exams in Phlebotomy, Nursing Assistant, Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician, and/or Patient Care Technician.
Location: Bastrop Campus
Dates: October 30th- December 8th
Scholarships are available
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