This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 2 administrative/general/clinical CEUs. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.
Brian Dickens – MBA, PHD, NATIONALLY REGISTERED CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (NRCMA)
Medical Program Director
Dr. Brian Dickens is a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) and subject matter expert in the medical assisting and allied health fields.
Address correspondence to:
ANNALS of CE
PO Box 5005
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Disclosure statement: Dr. Brian Dickens reports having no financial or advisory relationship with any corporate, medical, or political organization doing work related to this educational activity or other business activity.
This patient care technician training course is an overview of the duties and is generally taken by patient care technicians who have previously completed a patient care technician course and is intended to keep patient care technicians aware of the responsibilities as it relates to their role.
Examples of covered entities include:
- Nursing homes
- Home health agencies
- Assisted living centers
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Define a substantial amount of medical terminology
- Explain ethics, OSHA, and infection control
- Distinguish medical history questions, patient interviews, and patient examinations
- Conduct surgical patient and wound care
- Describe EKG and phlebotomy duties and responsibilities
- 1. Medical Terminology
- 2. Anatomy and Physiology
- 3. Ethics and Legal Considerations
- 4. OSHA and Infection Control
- 5. General Patient Caren
- 6. Medical History and Patient Interview
- 7. Physical Examination and Vital Signs
- 8. Surgical Patient and Wound Care
- 9. Anatomy of the Heart
- 10. Basic Concepts in EKG Recording
- 11. Phlebotomy—Duties and Responsibilities
- 12. References
- 13. Test