Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)

Patient Care Technician / Assistants is available for the individual who provides basic patient patient care under the supervision of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Physicians, and/or other Healthcare Professionals. Topics will include measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, observing and reporting patient behavior changes, patient personal hygiene and grooming, utilizing gait belts. Other topics will include educative avenues, preparation for certification, and using the training and experience gained to pursue a career in nursing.

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  1. PCT on Mother/Baby unit
    by Scarlettz Aug 22, '12
    11
    harristh27
  2. Inservice - What would you like to learn?
    by boogalina Apr 13, '13
    1
    Missingyou
  3. accelerated PCT courses in NJ?
    by lmyers55 Mar 10
    2
    lmyers55
  4. PCT jobs harder than they once were?
    by funtimes Mar 8
    5
    runsalot
  5. Precepting question....
    by BooBear'sMommy Mar 7
  6. NHA or NCCT certification
    by man-nurse2b Mar 6
    5
    kenya1005
  7. PCT Interview With Staff RN's
    by cdsavannah59 Jul 31, '13
    34
    funtimes
  8. PCT in the ER
    by IamPam2005 Mar 3
  9. Orientation - What exactly happens?
    by CarlyBelle Feb 27
    3
    Esme12
  10. CNA or patient care tech salary
    by nalee91 Feb 28
    2
    Marsha238612
  11. What is an "overflow" Patient care tech
    by man-nurse2b Jan 29
    6
  12. Three sets of vitals in a 12-hour shift?
    by Heavensangels Aug 6, '13
    38
    brittward
  13. new to this!!
    by melcolbstorm Feb 21
    2
    melcolbstorm
  14. Night shift
    by LCinTraining Oct 23, '13
    6
    Covaryx
  15. New PCT for a month and first night in ER
    by Rebel83 Oct 20, '13
    7
    Covaryx
  16. PCTs giving injections!
    by Kdrenee Jul 21, '12
    18
    Covaryx
  17. Best PCT training in Fort Lauderdale
    by Cici123 Feb 1
    4
    Cici123
  18. How did you become a PCT?
    by Sophie15 Aug 14, '13
    15
    yadesuyi
  19. I finally got the job offer!!!
    by BooBear'sMommy Feb 13
    2
    man-nurse2b
  20. Brookdale NJ PCT Course- Where are Clinicals Done
    by M3bts Feb 10
    3
    kimmykat72
  21. Work in the cardiac unit? What's that like? Help!!!
    by CarlyBelle Jan 16
    8
    funtimes
  22. ER tech
    by FutureRNGreen Jan 18, '13
    27
    DanERguy
  23. Overtime for PCA's/PCTs in hospital setting?
    by PVCCHoo Jan 27
    6
    PVCCHoo
  24. Getting into the health field as a pct student....
    by aaliyah23 Oct 13, '13
    8
    sdawana
  25. How to transfer from med/surg to ED
    by briannaxox Jan 29
    1
    Meeh619
  26. Resume Help
    by gatornursejor Jan 29
  27. So excited - I have a second interview in the morning!
    by BooBear'sMommy Jan 23
    4
    PD82
  28. 12 Hour Shifts
    by cdsavannah59 Jan 19
    6
    olivia60
  29. Stupid ?  Is a tech the same thing as a CNA?
    by vettechtoRN Dec 8, '13
    10
    CowboyMedic
  30. Is an ER tech and a PCT in the ER the same?
    by lalalayna92 Dec 13, '13
    2
    xrsm002
  31. Hospital pre-employment PCT skills validation
    by berttravels Jan 9
    3
    berttravels
  32. Going from senior care to a med-surg unit. Any advice?
    by ravenpuff Jan 13
    1
    MissGEG
  33. Acute care questions
    by Aricha2014 Jan 12
  34. Taken for granted by nurses...
    by PD82 Dec 13, '13
    15
    AnnCNA
  35. How do I become a PCT in California
    by CNAinSD619 Jan 2
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