National Healthcareer Association
Certified Patient Care Technician/Associate/Nurse Technician
134 Evergreen Place, 9th Fl., East Orange, NJ 07018
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.
Work Experience Required? YesEither training or work experience required, but not both? NoOral or Written Exam Required? Yes Renewal Required? Every 2 Year(s) Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? YesRenew through Re-Examination? NoRenew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? NoDoes 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. Read more about military occupations..