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Course Number: NUPC 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Special Topics in Patient Care Assistant/Aide

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This Patient Care Technician Review follows the NHA Detailed Certified Patient Care Technician Test Plan and provides a review of material related to Patient Care Technician. The course includes the use of Practice Exams that simulate an actual certification examination experience, as well as the use of CPCT study guides and hands on lab skills practice. Successful completers of this Capstone course will be prepared to challenge the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant exam (CPCT/A). This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)

ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.