Moreno Valley Campus
14340 Elsworth St., Ste B 108/109, Moreno Valley, CA 92553 Phone:
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******************PTHC Patient Care Technician Program***********************
The objective of this comprehensive nurse training is to provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to be able to deliver direct patient care to adults with complex and acute illness in acute healthcare settings. The course will emphasize critical thinking and problem solving skills, prioritization, and collaboration with different interdisciplinary healthcare workers effective communication, and documentation, and legal ethical issues.
This course has 2 sections. Section 1 is the CNA Coursework. Section 2 is advanced skills which entails EKG and blood withdrawal.
Minimum Admission Requirements: California Department of health requirements: At least 16 years of age. Minimum education level is 5th grade. Ability to speak, write, read and understand English Language. Refer to PTHC admission policies for details.
Section 1: A minimum of 50 hours theory and 100 hours clinical in a skilled nursing facility. Must get a minimum average of 80% in theory on each written test from all the 16 modules. Pass in clinical (Clinical are pass or fail). Upon successful completion of the course, the course, the student is eligible to take California State Examination to become a certified nurse assistant.
Section 2: A minimum of 24 hours theory, 8 hours in a skilled lab and 16 hours clinical in a sub/acute or acute or surgical facility. There is an optional National exam administered by American Healthcare Association no state exam for the PCT. Must score a minimum average of 73% in theory on PTHC written test and a pass in skills lab.