Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Program Requirements

Must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and health clearance is required.

 

Program Description

The program is designed to prepare students for employment as advanced cross-trained Nursing Assistant, Home Health Care, Phlebotomy, EKG Aide, Allied Health Assistant and Patient Care Assistant with transferable skills. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills.

 

Program Objective

The student will train in the area of Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, Allied Health Assistant, Phlebotomy and EKG. The student will demonstrate the following elements of the healthcare industry, planning, management and technical skills. The student will be able to perform patient care, take vital signs, perform a 12-lead EKG and draw blood for testing.