SMC-151 - Patient Care Technician

3 credits

The goal of this course is to prepare a Certified Nurse Aide to work as a Patient Care Technician in the Acute Care or other approved settings in a hospital environment. It is a fast paced course with intense hands-on education. Students must attend lecture, lab, and all patient simulations. Approved uniform, text and limited equipment required. One lecture and 4 clinical hours.

A School of Health and Patient Simulation course fee will be charged to students who enroll in this course (this fee is in addition to the per-credit tuition and fees).

Corequisite(s): SMC-156 - Patient Care Technician Clinical and SMC 151L 

Previously known as: SIMS-161