CPCT/A Patient Care Exam Test Prep

Maintained and Updated as of 2024

Practice Quiz presents 150 free study questions for the Patient Care Technician exam

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Practice Quiz presents our exam prep module for the Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant exam, with 150 review questions and correct answer explanations.

The CPCT/A test is a product of the National Healthcareer Association and is comprised of 100 questions and ten pretest questions, which candidates have 1 hour and 50 minutes to complete.

Our questions cover all aspects of the CPCT exam, including:

  • Patient Care
  • Safety
  • Professional Responsibilities
  • Infection Control
  • Phlebotomy
  • EKG Monitoring

The Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) exam is a certification exam for healthcare professionals who work in long-term care and acute care settings. The exam is administered by the National Healthcare Association (NHA) and is designed to test the knowledge and skills of patient care technicians and assistants. The exam covers topics such as patient care and safety, basic nursing skills, medical terminology, and pharmacology. Successfully passing the CPCT/A exam demonstrates to employers and patients that the individual has the knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective patient care.

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There are 120 questions (100 scored, 20 unscored) on the CPCT/A Patient Care exam.

The CPCT/A Patient Care exam is 2 hours long.

The passing score for the CPCT/A Patient Care exam is 390 (78%).

Passing the CPCT/A Patient Care exam grants the test taker NHA certification.

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