Patient Care Technician

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Program Objective

This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and technical skills needed to pursue entry-level employment in the health care industry as Patient Care Technicians. Students in the Patient Care Technician program will be instructed in, among other things, patient assistance, geriatric care and nursing assistance.


Program Description

With a focus on patient care skills and life-long learning, graduates of the Patient Care Technician program will be positioned to have the skills and dispositions needed to effectively meet workplace demands. Prior to graduation, students are required to complete 60 hours in a health care setting which provides hands on training in the field. Clinical Sites require students to have completed a criminal background check and medical examination and may also require a drug screen, proof of immunizations or other requirements.



Program Requirements

AH1010 - Introduction to Allied Health (125 hours)
PCT120 - Articulated Nursing Assistant (100 hours)
PCT130 - Advanced Home Health Aide with CPR Training (100 hours)
PCT140 - Patient Care Assistant (115 hours)
AH1030 - Phlebotomy and Hematology (100 hours)
PCT160 - Respiratory Therapy Aide (100 hours)
AH1020 - Electrocardiography and Diagnostic Imaging (100 hours)
PCT210 - Occupational Therapy and Geriatric Aide (100 hours)
PCT250 - Patient Care Technician/Externship (60 hours)

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