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. Patient Care Tech/CNA-same thing?
    by CSellers3 Aug 8, '10
    14
    kaplinkle
  2. Job interview
    by jashuler Sep 23, '12
    3
    gracecase
  3. can a cna get a jog in the ER or Labor and Delivery dept?
    by aalsina Sep 16, '12
    5
    gracecase
  4. PCAs on med/surg
    by Kdrenee Aug 19, '12
    6
    nerol
  5. ST Paul School of Nursing in Staten Island
    by aniscao Sep 21, '12
  6. Who to turn to????
    by joshsmother Sep 17, '12
    4
    Hygiene Queen
  7. Am I a CNA or a PCT?
    by pnkgirl25 Sep 14, '12
    7
    RunnerRN2b2014
  8. pct/nurse tech wages, in MD
    by buseylady Jul 26, '11
    3
    btrossbach
  9. Patient Care Tech in the Emergency Room
    by Birdbr Jul 28, '11
    10
    btrossbach
  10. Getting into an ER as a Tech
    by MusicEMT Jan 10, '12
    13
    btrossbach
  11. Thinking about going to keiser university for RT.
    by MissyMango Sep 17, '12
  12. Dialysis technician
    by nurseling30 Aug 29, '12
    2
    FutureRNGreen
  13. Question about patient care technician/cna.
    by mariposabella Sep 4, '12
    14
    sbrook5
  14. Baths!
    by Nursingschoolzombie Jul 9, '12
    13
    duskyjewel
  15. Patient care technician vs patient support technician
    by FutureRN813 Aug 26, '12
  16. Stunned after a chance in favorite unit. this is a rant
    by kht124 Aug 25, '12
    4
    kht124
  17. Chance of getting hired as R.N. after working as a PCT/NA in hospital?
    by Billy11 Aug 20, '12
    5
    Hygiene Queen
  18. Looking for job/have prior nursing school education
    by crenee02 Aug 6, '12
    4
    futurenurseya33
  19. working in Er tonight...
    by luvmykids0810 Aug 4, '12
    3
    AprilAnney
  20. Nursing Assistant in acute rehab
    by Brittany2206 Aug 8, '12
    2
    Kimynurse
  21. What does "application forwarded to manager" mean?
    by odintelligent Jul 23, '12
    7
    shay&lynn
  22. How clean is a "bathed" patient?
    by tiredtech Aug 9, '12
    29
    rn2be73
  23. What is the difference between PCT and CNA?
    by daisygarten Jul 29, '12
    12
    daisygarten
  24. HELP! Failed nursing school after 1 yr, but still want to work as nurse technician
    by panjia Jul 27, '12
    5
    LifesAJourney
  25. Do I Have a Chance?
    by Rose of Lima Jul 26, '12
    1
  26. Phone Interview for NA
    by Billy11 Jul 6, '12
    7
    Billy11
  27. No experience.....no job, no job.....no experience!!!
    by StarLite1980 Sep 30, '11
    25
    ctmed
  28. New CNA with several nurse tech interviews
    by Kdrenee Jul 22, '12
    3
    Kdrenee
  29. How did you get your hospital job???
    by stigrl Mar 7, '12
    48
    shay&lynn
  30. New PCT in the ER
    by Ashleym9831 Jun 17, '12
    6
    livelifeloveRN
  31. Should I become a cna if I don't get accepted into the lpn program?
    by Aongroup1990 Jul 19, '12
    3
    Aongroup1990
  32. Home care?
    by jimithing112 Jun 26, '12
    11
    MrsFrancis
  33. What is an observational unit?
    by miyhaka May 21, '12
    1
    rupey
  34. I need a job
    by HealthyFuture May 10, '12
    11
    JNBartley
  35. Oklahoma AUA working in another state
    by Naya9600 Jul 10, '12
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