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Patient Care Technician

Course Outline

Learn everything you need to know to start a new career as a Patient Care Technician. Your training will include medical terminology, human anatomy, the taking of vital statistics, patient cleanliness, and first-aid procedures.

Here’s an overview of the custom learning materials and bonus items you’ll receive in your course.

Unit 1


  1. Welcome to the World of Healthcare
  2. The Role of the Patient Care Technician
  3. Introduction to Medical Terminology
  4. Introduction to Psychology
  5. Introduction to Anatomy
  6. Disease Processes

Unit 2


  1. Safety in the Medical Office
  2. Communication Skills
  3. Vital Signs
  4. Nutrition and Wellness
  5. Patient Care I — Moving and Assisting Patients and Clients
  6. Patient Care II — From Dressing to Feeding Patients

Unit 3


  1. Patient Cleanliness I — The Basics
  2. Patient Cleanliness II — Providing Personal and Catheter Care
  3. Patient Charting
  4. First Aid Procedures
  5. Medical Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
  6. Testing Your Knowledge

Additional Course Materials*

  • Patient Care Technician Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology Textbook
  • Patient Care Technician Virtual Labs
  • Career Starter Guide

*Additional course materials will be delivered to you throughout the course.

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