• Flexible On-demand Virtual Learning

    Instructional content delivered virtually via module-based learning and accessible anywhere 24/7 through our mobile and tablet-friendly student portal. Flexible self-paced curriculum with no due dates or set schedules on assignments.

  • Affordable and Convenient

    All-inclusive course content with no additional costs required for textbooks, learning material, or certification exam. unlimited 12-month access to all instructional and laboratory content.

  • Immersive Interactive Curriculum

    Interactive skills activities, built-in self-checks, 3D animated demonstrations, interactive flashcards & progress tracking tools.

  • Expert CPCT Exam Prep

    1,400 scored assessment questions, 700 self-evaluation assessments to practice comprehension of content presented, and more than 130 ‘my practice’ questions to build confidence in difficult-to-master topics.

Pricing Options

Course
What's Included
Price


CPCT Course


✓ All-inclusive online access to course material

✓ Instructor office hours & unlimited personalized support


✓ 12-month access to  study portal

✓ NHA & AMCA practice exams

✓ Clinical laboratory simulations

✓ BLS training through American Heart Association (AHA)

✓ Access to pre-health community

✓ AMCA certification exam

$2,200


Payment Plan Option:

 2 Payments of $1,100


CPCT Course  Including Venipuncture/Injection Practice Kit Sent to Your Home Address


✓ All features listed in above  

✓ The practice kit includes authentic medical equipment, including a dummy arm, needles, syringes, lancets, requisition order, vials, patient prep supplies, etc.

✓ Practice 30+ step-by-step practical procedure procedures.

✓ Practice performing venipuncture & injections hands-on as you work through virtual clinic simulations.

$2,400


Payment Plan Option: 

2 Payments of $1,200



CPCT Course Including Customized Mentorship with our MD/PA Advisor 

✓ All features listed in CPCT course

✓ 3 one-on-one sessions with our PA-C or MD advisor

✓ Customized mentorship plan 

✓ Access to  pre-health resources curated by our PA-C/MD advisors

✓ Letter of reference from our MD or PA-C advisor


$2,400


Payment Plan Option: 

2 Payments of $1,200



First payment due at sign up. Second payment due at 4 weeks.

Instructional Content Components

Course material available immediately upon enrollment.

  • Course instructed by experienced nurse educator, MSN, RN.

  • Overview videos before each module.

  • Instructional lesson content written to align with the exam for the AMCA certification exam blueprint.

  • Practice questions and interactive games covering all basic and necessary job skills.

  • Quizzes for each module to assess topic comprehension. Assessment contains rationales explaining correct and incorrect answers.

  • Audio narration for each page and video. Because each individual learns differently, we provide optional audio support of all content for improved comprehension.

  • Case study videos and professionalism tips from experts in the field for real-life application fo skills.

  • Practice by doing with clinic simulations.

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum covers anatomy & physiology, principles of human diseases, healthcare fundamentals, clinical pharmacology, diagnostic methods, patient care skills training, clinical procedures, BLS training, and more!

  • The course consists of 20 modules of instructional content broken down into respective lessons.

  • The curriculum covers anatomy & physiology, principles of human diseases, healthcare fundamentals, clinical pharmacology, diagnostic methods, patient care skills training, clinical procedures, BLS training, and more!

  • Each module contains detailed lectures and notes, animated video lectures, interactive activities, real-world clinical cases, classmate interaction, laboratory simulations, constant feedback, and support from instructors.


Module 1
Anatomy and Physiology

Lesson: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Lesson: Integumentary System
Lesson: Skeletal System
Lesson: Muscular System
Lesson: Nervous System
Lesson: Endocrine System
Lesson: Cardiovascular System
Lesson: Lymphatic System
Lesson: Digestive System
Lesson: Urinary System
Lesson: Reproductive System
Lesson: Sensory System


Module 2
Diseases and DIsorders


Lesson: Introduction to Diseases and Disorders
Lesson: Multiple Sclerosis
Lesson: Parkinson's Disease
Lesson: Diabetes
Lesson: Asthma


Module 3
Medical Terminology


Lesson: Word Parts & Word Root
Lesson: Suffixes and Prefix
Lesson: Abbreviations
Lesson: Anatomical References


Module 4
Infection Control

Lesson: Basic Communication & Skills
Lesson: Interpersonal Communication
Lesson: Communication Barriers
Lesson: Communication Technology
Lesson: Documentation
Lesson: Cultural, Social, and Ethnic Diversity  

Module 5
Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

Lesson: Privacy and Security
Lesson: Introduction to HIPAA Lesson:
Reducing Liability
Lesson: Ethics
Lesson: Ethical Dilemmas
Lesson: Workplace Law


Module 6
Communications

Lesson: Basic Communication
Lesson: Interpersonal Communication
Lesson: Communication Barriers
Lesson: Communicating with Patient
Lesson: Documentation
Lesson: Communicative Technology


Module 7
Clinical Pharmacology


Lesson: Healthcare Settings
Lesson: Health Assisting and Qualities of a PCT
Lesson: The Nursing Model
Lesson: Patient Rights & Code of Ethics

Module 8
The Health Assistant 
Patient Care Technician

Lesson: Health Assisting
Lesson: Qualities of a Health Assistant & PCT
Lesson: Nursing Model
Lesson: Patient Rights

Module 9
Body Mechanics

Lesson: Moving Patients
Lesson: Positioning Patients
Lesson: Transferring Patients
Lesson: Bed Ulcers, Prevention, and Treatment
Lesson: Skin Assessment

Module 10
Patient Comfort

Lesson: Observing Patients
Lesson: Handling Bed Linens
Lesson: Making Beds
Lesson: Perineal Care
Lesson: Hand and Foot Care
Lesson: Hair Care
Lesson: Oral Care
Lesson: Dressing and Undressing
Lesson: Bathing
Lesson: Eyeglasses and Hearing Aids
Lesson: AM and PM Care and Pain Management

Module 11
The Surgical Patient
Lesson: Surgery
Lesson: Preoperative Care
Lesson: Post-operative Care
Lesson: Compressive Garments & Breathing Exercise


Module 12
Rehabilitation and Restorative Care

Lesson: Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Lesson: Assistive Devices for Ambulation
Lesson: Range of Motion Exercises
Lesson: Heat and Cold Applications
Lesson: Breathing Exercises

Module 13
Special Populations
Lesson: Pediatric Patients
Lesson: Geriatric Patients
Lesson: Dealing with Death
Lesson: Cognitively-Impaired Patients
Lesson: Physically & Developmentally Impaired Patients
Lesson: Restraints
Lesson: Airway Management
Lesson: Oxygen Therapy
Lesson: Ostomy Care
Lesson: Critically Ill Patient Care

Module 14
Admissions, Transfers, and Discharges

Lesson: Patient Concerns
Lesson: Admissions
Lesson: Transfers and Discharges


Module 15
Nutrition & Elimination

Lesson: Optimal Nutrition
Lesson: Diets
Lesson: Feeding Patients
Lesson: Intake and Output
Lesson: Assisting with Toileting
Lesson: Urinary Catheters
Lesson: Special Bowel Elimination Procedures

Module 16
Specimen Collection and Testing
Phlebotomy/ Venipuncture

Lesson: Basics of Blood
Lesson: Blood Specimen Collection & Processing
Lesson: Venipuncture
Lesson: Introduction to Vaccinations & Injections
Lesson: Intramuscular Injections
Lesson: Subcutaneous Injections


Module 17

Electrocardiography
Cardiovascular / Stress Testing

Lesson: EKG & Cardiovascular Testing
Lesson: Safety, Compliance, Coordinated Patient Care
Lesson: EKG Acquisition
Lesson: Conducting EKG Testing
Lesson: EKG Analysis & Interpretation

Module 18
BLS Training via
American Heart Association (AHA)

Lesson: Adult BLS
Lesson: AED for Adults & Children 8 Years of Age & Older
Lesson: Child BLS
Lesson: Infant BLS
Lesson: AED for Infants & Children
Lesson: Special Considerations
Lesson: Relief of Choking

Module 19
Medical Emergency

Emergency Care
Lesson: Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies
Lesson: Abdominal, Genitourinary, Gynecological
Lesson: Altered Mental Status
Lesson: Behavioral Emergencies
Lesson: Allergic Reactions and Poisonings

Module 20
Review
EHR Simulation

Module Review
Practice Exams

EHR Simulation Training

CPCT Certification Exam


Kara Buell, MSN, RN

Senior Course Instructor

Kara Buell, MSN, RN, received a Bachelor of Science from Kent State University and a Master of Science in Nursing with a Nursing Education concentration from Benedictine University. She has worked in various healthcare environments, including the hospital, hospice, home-care, long-term care, and managed care settings. After obtaining her MSN, she has handled complex roles focused on patient education, staff development, and program implementations that have been utilized within the healthcare environment, community-based organizations, and academic settings. Kara is passionate about supporting the development, engagement, and leadership of those entering and currently working in the healthcare environment. She is committed to helping pre-health students reach their full potential and positively influence a diverse array of patients and healthcare environments.

CPCT National Certification Exam

Upon completing all course modules, students will sit for the nationally NCCA-accredited certification exam at a PSI testing center or proctored online.

  • The test is comprised of 144 questions with allotted time of 2 hours and 45 minutes.

  • Exam covers concepts in anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology, medical law and ethics, safety/infection control, and patient/wound care skills.

  • ACT covers the cost of the CPCT certification exam (first attempt).

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