I went to keyword and typed in what does a pct do? and i found a website and this is what i pulled up...I am not sure what state this is for but here it is
Patient Care Assistant Training: This 12 week program was designed with the cooperation and collaboration of the health care industry to prepare participants for entry-level, patient-care work in the acute care hospital setting. The students learn basic patient-care skills, human anatomy and physiology, basic system disease processes, medical terminology
and AHA Basic Life Support training for healthcare providers. Areas covered in addition to the CNA program include: Identification of essential and critical observations to report to an RN, Pre-op and Post-operative care of surgical patients, maintenance of tubes (i.e. NG tubes, foleys, drainage tubes, etc.), bedside glucose monitoring, care of the pediatric population, and critical thinking exercises. A comprehensive skills competency checklist is completed during the program. Each participant completes 2 weeks full-time clinical internship at a local acute care hospital. Instructional methods focus on the cognitive, psychomotor, which encourages an affective domain of competent patient care.
Moving from Care Assistant to Clinical Technician: This program is developed in cooperation with the regional health care industry to provide persons working as entry-level unlicensed assistive personnel in the hospital setting to obtain the skills necessary to advance to clinical technician. These advanced clinical skills do not require licensure by state or federal organizations. These skills include: Neurological: determine level of consciousness, management of seizures; Cardiac: performing 12 lead EKG's, application of anti-embolism measures, care of central lines; Respiratory: application of O2 therapy, airway management, suctioning, tracheostomy tube care, chest tube setup; Gastrointestinal: tube feeding maintenance; Urinary: Foley catheter insertion; Advance clinical procedures: sterile technique, wound care, specimen collection, phlebotomy, IV insertion and IV monitoring. Program includes 88 hours of classroom and laboratory practice. Participants in this program must have at least 3 months working experience as a care assistant and letter of recommendation from their supervisor prior to acceptance in to the program.
where i live it is not called Clinical Technician it is called pct 1 2 or 3....Hope this helps