• Course Description: This optional fourth course is designed to offer senior students the opportunity to become effective and efficient multi-skilled healthcare providers by practicing skills learned in Patient Care Fundamentals and developing a working knowledge of advanced patient care skills, including basic cardiology, 12-lead EKG’s, oxygen therapy, basic phlebotomy, and specimen collection and processing. When taken as the fourth course in the Therapeutic Services – Patient Care Fundamentals pathway, students successfully completing the requirements may be eligible to sit for Patient Care Technician Certification. The prerequisites for this course include Introduction to Healthcare Science, Essentials of Healthcare, and Patient Care Fundamentals.