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Nationally Certified Patient Care Technician

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National Center for Competency Testing
Nationally Certified Patient Care Technician
7007 College Blvd. Suite 705 Overland Park
KS 66211


Patient Care Technicians--are patient care assistants who perform routine tasks under the supervision or either nursing or medical staff. They typically work in health care facilities (e.g. hospitals, residential care centers) rather than in private medical offices, and some may work as home health aides. They often help patients with activities of daily living (bathing, eating, walking, dressing) and they may assist with other procedures.

Nationally Certified Patient Care Technician Website


Work Experience Required? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 1 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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