# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Patient Care Technician Task 885059659

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Review the requisition for testing requirements and patient identity.

Definition

Review should include comprehension of the following:
  • An ECG requisition form is a formal order from a physician to have a test performed.
  • A patient care technician is required to introduce himself/herself to the patient and have his/her identification badge visible.
  • A patient care technician should verify a patient’s identity using all the facilities-appropriate patient identifiers, according to National Safety Standards.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are two things that a patient care technician should ask to verify a patient's identity according to National Safety Standards?
  • What items will be on a testing requisition?
  • What implant devices must be documented if a patient has it on a requisition form?
Sample requisition form

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