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Tuition – $1,190
Book – "Assisting with Patient Care," 2nd Edition by Sheila A. Sorrentino
This one-semester course prepares the student to work in a hospital, assisted living or long term care environment under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. Students are trained to perform clinical skills such as monitoring and recording vital signs, assisting with mobility and activities of daily living, basic respiratory care, obtaining specimens, heat and cold applications, pre- and post-operative care and other tasks related to direct patient care.
Students meet two days per week for class and clinical as scheduled (see above). This program consists of 91 classroom hours and 122 lab/clinical hours.
Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the national Certified Patient Care Technician exam offered through the National Healthcare Association. This exam is not provided by SCC but information on how students can take this exam will be provided during class.
Please bring the following items with you when you come in to register –
Registration is done in person at the Nursing & Allied Health Center (#1 Academy Place, Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368). Office hours are from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Hours may vary, please call to confirm.
This is a non-credit, certificate course. Tuition is due at time of registration and is non-refundable and non-transferable.
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Hours may vary. Please call to confirm.
St. Charles Community College
Center for Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
1 Academy Place, Suite 102
Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368
Kerry I. Thompson