Health Care Technician I - HCT 101 at Virginia Highlands Community College

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HCT 101 - Health Care Technician I
Teaches basic care skills with emphasis on physical, social, emotional, and spiritual 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; ethics, death and dying. Prepares mutli-skilled health care workers to care for patients of various ages with special emphasis on geriatric nursing, home health, long and short term care facilities.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
3-4 credits

Schedule at Virginia Highlands Community College

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
19541 HCT 101-20 3
6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
2021-01-25 Virginia Highlands Comm Coll P
Class will meet from January 13th to April 7th.
Not scheduled
Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
21869 HCT 101-20 3
6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
2021-08-30 Virginia Highlands Comm Coll P
(8/22 to 11/08 - Must also take HCT 102-71)
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