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The Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A)

The Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant assists doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in providing direct patient care in a variety of healthcare environments. As a CPCT/A, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Provide basic patient care including bathing, feeding, toileting and ambulating patients
  • Acquire and distribute patient care supplies
  • Change bed linens and process dirty linens properly
  • Perform safety checks to keep patient rooms clean and clutter – free
  • Maintain clear paths in hallways clear and return equipment that is no longer in use
  • Obtain EKG readings
  • Perform phlebotomy procedures

Benefits to obtaining a Patient Care Technician/Assistant Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, job security, and increased subject matter expertise.

Sign up for the CPCT/A exam for $149 today.

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