The Patient Care Technician 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. The Patient Care Technician works alongside other healthcare professionals to provide hands-on assistance to meet a patient’s basic needs. In addition to basic patient care skills, the PCT curriculum includes medical and surgical asepsis, basic anatomy and physiology, cardiac monitoring, electrocardiography, phlebotomy, clerical skills related to patient care and professional and interpersonal concepts. The program consists of classroom/lab instruction as well as supervised/preceptor clinical activities. Career-driven students may utilize their PCT training, skills and knowledge as a stepping stone to careers in nursing or other healthcare fields. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills, expanding the traditional role of the nursing assistant, for both acute and long term care settings.
*Daytime program requires full-time enrollment.
*Part-time night classes are available.
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES
Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.)
Patient Care Technician/Assistant Certification (CPCT/A)
Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT)
Basic Life Support (BLS) & Basic First Aid
EKG Technician Certification (CET)
Medical Administrative Assistant Certification (CMAA)
Patient Care Technician · H170694 · 600 Hours
|OCP||Course Number||Course Title||Course Length||SOC Code|
|A||HSC0003||Basic Healthcare Worker||90||31-9099|
|B||HCP0121||Nurse Aide & Orderly (Articulated)||75||31-1012|
|C||HCP0332||Advanced Home Health Aide||50||31-1011|
|D||HCP0020||Patient Care Assistant||75||31-9099|
|E||HSC0016||Allied Health Assistant||150||31-9099|
|F||MEA0590||Advanced Allied Health Assistant||100||31-9099|
|G||PRN0094||Patient Care Technician||60||29-2099|
|$1,608.00||Florida Resident Tuition ($2.68 x 600 hours)|
|Total Costs $2,173.75|