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Certified Patient Care Technician/Associate/Nurse Technician


certifying organization info

National Healthcareer Association
Certified Patient Care Technician/Associate/Nurse Technician
134 Evergreen Place, 9th Fl., East Orange, NJ
07018

description

A Certified Patient Care Technician/Associate/Nurse Technician (CPCT/CPCA/CNT) works with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to provide direct patient care in a variety of healthcare environments. A CPCT/CPCA/CNT may perform some or all of the following duties. However., they are not limited to just these responsibilities:
Basic patient care under the direction of nursing staff
Feeding, bathing, or moving patients and changing linens
Answer patients' call lights
Set up equipment
Escort patients to the operating and examining rooms
Gives injections or treatments and performs venipuncture laboratory test
Performs EKG's.

Certified Patient Care Technician/Associate/Nurse Technician Website


details

Work Experience Required? Yes

Either training or work experience required, but not both? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 2 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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