PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM
Total cost: $1790
Patient Care Technicians perform delegated nursing functions requiring a higher level of technical ability and skills such as phlebotomy/venipuncture, IV therapy, basic EKG, and specimen collection. Our State-approved Patient Care Technician program will get you working in one of the fastest growing occupations in the healthcare field.
When choosing a training program, consider a comprehensive program that is owned and operated by a registered nurse.
Admission Requirement: Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant registered with the Maryland Board of Nursing
Must have a current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification for Health Care Providers.
Annual physical examination and a negative PPD within the past six months.
Registration fee: $50, Lab/skills fee:$360, Tuition: $1,230, Books: $150
CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION/ AED TRAINING
4 hours $50.00
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR/AED) BLS - American Heart Association. Students will be updated on the current curriculum, and be able to demonstrate how to perform CPR accurately, with the understanding that CPR helps circulate blood that contains oxygen to the vital organs until AED is used or Advanced Medical Personnel arrive. Instructor: Nurse/Certified CPR Instructor
Program Cost: $50.00
First Aid - American Heart Association. Prepare for the unexpected with first aid training. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illness until advanced medical personnel arrives
CERTIFIED MEDICATION TECH - 20 HOURS
Program Cost: $190
To prepare unlicensed staff to safely administer medications under the delegation of a Registered Nurse in Assisted Living facilities, and Community -based programs.
BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN, OSHA, SEIZURES, et al
Bloodborne pathogens, OSHA, and communicable diseases. Other programs offered include but not limited to Alzheimer's Disease,mandatory DDA trainings, Choking Prevention, and Dysphagia Diet Training
120 hours $1,280.00
Certified/Geriatric Nursing Assistant program (CNA/GNA) This program consists of 120 hours of instruction, including 42 hours of clinical experience, 48 hours of lecture/theory, and 30 hours of lab/practice.
Your clinical experience will be assigned and scheduled by the instructor within 2 weeks following successfully completing the classroom and lab components. 3 weeks are required for the successful completion of theory and lab. practice, then 42 hours of clinical which involves 42 hours per week, Monday through Friday for one week. The total program length is 4 weeks.
HB 464, effective July 1, 2019.
The placement rate for the CNA program is 95%
The CNA/GNA program satisfies the educational prerequisites for certification with the Maryland Board of Nursing.
Median earnings range $15 - $18 hourly.
2-YEAR CLINICAL UPDATE -Certified Medication Technicians
Program Cost: $80
2-Year Clinical Update for CMTs. CMTs will demonstrate competency in Medication Administration after reviewing appropriate Medication standards, and an overview of the Medication Technician Training Program every 2 years.