Patient Care Technician..?
I would like to undergo training to be one. A. Anyone know anyone who is one? How do they like it? B. I can't find any training programs for it in my area.... anyone know any websites where I can look? My zipcode is 12508 if you think you can find any info yourself. C. How is the pay?
Asked By: Youknowwho - 7/18/2011
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Not sure of the requirements in New York, but in Ohio you can take the STNA (State Tested Nurse's Assistant) course (about 5 weeks, but officially it's 72 hrs of clinical time). Once you pass the test, which is both skills and written, you're ready to work as a PCT/STNA/CNA/PCA/whatever...it's all the same. In a... More
Answered By: Ryan - 7/18/2011
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A. A PCT is a nurse aide, or NA. If this person takes a national certification exam, they're a certified nurse aide or CNA. I know plenty. They work under my direction and supervision. Most appear to enjoy the work, although it gets very physical and tiring. Some have gone back to school to become nurses because... More
Answered By: TweetyBird - 7/18/2011
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