Apr 16, 2024  
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCT 101 - Health Care Technician I (Nurse Aide I)

Credit Hours: 3
Teaches basic care skills with emphasis on physical, social, and emotional needs of patients. Covers procedures, communications, and interpersonal relations; observation, charting, and reporting; care planning, safety, and infection control; anatomy and physiology, nutrition and patient feeding; and ethics, death, and dying. Prepares multi-skilled health care workers to care for patients of various ages with special emphasis on geriatric nursing, home health, and long- and short- term care facilities.

Lecture Hours: Lecture 3 hours per week.
Semester(s) Offered: Fall Spring Summer
Prerequisites: Competencies in reading and writing as demonstrated by placement in ENG 111  or placement in co-requisites ENG 111  and EDE 11 ; ability to meet physical expectations of patient care; mandatory criminal background check and drug test; current (through the end of class) proof of negative TB; physical ability to lift and move clients, hear audible alarms and sounds, auscultate certain physical parameters, such as blood pressure and breathing; and ability to interact effectively with clients/families and health care team members.



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