This Certification course provides all of the requirements for health care provider and professional rescuer, which includes adult, child, infant CPR,rescue breathing, and use of AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). AHA requires a "pass" grade on skills, exam, and minimum of 84 score on written exam to qualify for certification. Dress comfortably.
Required Textbook to be read prior to class: American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers (latest edition).
Includes a one-hour lunch break
Pre-Requisite for this certification:
AHX-100 CPR, AHX183- Standard First Aid, and AHX179 Medical Terminology for Allied Health or valid AHA certifications in these courses.
Introduction to cardiac anatomy and terminology, recognition of cardiac emergencies, obtaining 12-lead ECG or EKG tracing and basic rhythm interpretation.
Patient Care Technicians are multi-disciplinary technical workers trained to provide basic nursing assistant care as well as other skilled functions. Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Clinics, Labs and doctors’ Offices all employ Patient Care Technicians.
The disciplines included in the program at Queensborough Community College include six core competencies in CPR (AHX100), Standard First Aid (AHX183), EKG (AHX170), Phlebotomy (AHX171), Medical Terminology, and Certified Nursing Assistant (NUX200).
After completing the program students can take the certification exam from the NHA and become a Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT).
You can register for these classes as you go or call the office at 718-631-6343 to enroll in the Bundle!
Pre-Requisite for this certification: AHX-100 CPR, AHX183- Standard First Aid, and AHX179 Medical Terminology for Allied Health or valid AHA certifications in these courses. Obtain the introductory skills to secure an entry-level position. Learn various methods of blood collection through venipuncture, capillary puncture and, existing intravascular devices. Emphasizes use of anticoagulants, the order of draw and, procedures for obtaining and processing specimens. Safety considerations for all health care professionals and patients discussed. Registrants should purchase stethoscope, B/P cuff and non-latex gloves.