MCT’s are valued “Para-professionals” who have become growing integral partners in the delivery of basic medical care to patients at home and in clinical settings.
What’s in the course
Our online and campus based training will prepare the Medical Care Technician also commonly called Medical Assistants (MA’s) or Healthcare Technicians to provide basic medical assistance for patients at doctors offices, hospitals, home healthcare institutions,senior living or skill nursing facilities or in a home setting. Technicians provide patient care such as taking vital signs and performing CPR, as well as more advanced tasks as authorized state laws.
- Understanding basic medical terminology
- Standard patient care
- Technological methods of patient care
- Performing patient drug screen collections and specimen security
- Clinical duties
- Physical examinations
- Basic first-aid/CPR including use of automated external defibrillator (AED’S)
Prerequisite: Since you will be basically spending a lot of time with patients, you must be very attentive, empathic, and extremely responsive to the needs of your patients. An excellent communication skill is also a must. These qualities will definitely help you land a good career in the field of patient care as well as other health care jobs.
Study Method: On-line or campus study
Program Length: As few as 12 Months