Did you know that Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Patient Care Technician (PCT) jobs are continuing to increase rapidly as the population ages?
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certificate Program offered by Continuing Education at Medgar Evers College includes CNA, Phlebotomy, EKG and CPR. The PCT Program will prepare you to work as an entry-level Patient Care Technician in a clinic, hospital, wound care center, or long-term care facility. Upon completion you will be able to check vital signs, perform CPR, assist in medical exams, and perform EKGs, basic lab procedures, and phlebotomy. Textbook fees and external exams are not included in course fees. Required: GED or High School diploma or existing CNA Certification. If paid all at once, the total cost of the PCT Certificate is $2185. If paid course by course, the total cost will amount to $2285.
OPEN HOUSE for CNA & PCT
Continuing Education will host a CNA / PCT Open House & Orientation on Oct. 6 from 6:30-8:30pm. To attend please RSVP to Ms. Anderson by phone (718-804-8846) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
A CNA works under the supervision of an RN, LPN, PA or MD, providing assistance to patients with daily tasks. You will learn patient care skills such as feeding, bathing, grooming, dressing, exercise, movement and patient call signals. You must complete 120 hours of training (90 classroom hours followed by 30 clinical hours). Textbook is required. Textbook and external exam fees are not included in course fees.
CNA Accelerated Daytime Option:
HC-CN102F Mon—Fri., 9:30 -1:30 pm
Oct. 9—Nov. 9 23 sessions $1,200
CNA Saturday Option:
HC-CN101F Saturday, 9:30-5:30 pm
Oct. 13—Jan. 19 13 sessions $1,200
CNA Evening Option:
HC-CN103F Mon.—Thur., 6 – 9:15 pm
Oct. 9—Nov. 29 28 sessions $1,200
Learn proper blood collection techniques and the preparation and proper handling of blood specimens in a hands-on supervised environment using mannequin arms and artificial blood. Learn anatomy/physiology of the circulatory system, aseptic techniques/procedures, communication, medical ethics, and safety procedures. Textbook required. Book/external exam fees not included.
Phlebotomy Daytime Option A:
HC-PH102A Mon. & Wed., 2:30–5:30
Oct. 15—Nov. 14 9 sessions $500
Phlebotomy Daytime Option B:
HC-PH12E Mon. & Wed., 2:30–5:30
Nov. 19—Dec. 17 9 sessions $500
Phlebotomy Evening Option:
HC-PH102C Mon.—Fri., 6–10 p.m.
Dec. 3—Dec. 11 7 sessions $500
Learn basic cardiovascular terminology, anatomy and physiology, recognize cardiac arrhythmia and properly place ECG leads and proper maintenance to obtain an accurate 12-lead EKG. Textbook is required. Textbook and external exam fees are not included.
EKG Daytime Option A:
HC-ER103A Tues. & Thurs., 2:30–5:30
Oct. 16—Nov. 13 9 sessions $500
EKG Daytime Option B:
HC-ER103B Tues. & Thurs., 2:30–5:30
Nov. 20—Dec. 20 9 sessions $500
EKG Evening Option:
HC-ER103C Mon.—Fri., 6–10 p.m.
Dec. 12—20 7 sessions $500
Learn CPR on adults/children/infants. At completion receive an AHA certificate.
CPR Daytime Option:
HC-CP101 Thurs., 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 15 1 session $85
CPR Evening Option:
HC-CP10E Thurs., 6 – 10:00 p.m.
Nov. 29 1 session $85
To register online visit www.mec.cuny.edu/ACE.