# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 1083736834

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Obtain and maintain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification for healthcare providers.


Obtaining should include
  • the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Basic Life Support for CPR.
Maintaining should include renewal every two years.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What level of American Heart Association CPR is required in order to be a patient care technician?
  • When do students have to have proof of American Heart Association CPR completion?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Teamwork Events




Emergency Preparedness Events


CPR/First Aid


Life Support Skills