Patient Care Technician
Practical NursingLength 24 weeks
Total Clock Hours 600 Hours
Upon completion of this program, graduates will possess the skills and hands on experience needed to become entry level Patient Care Technicians, utilizing patient care skills in a variety of healthcare settings.
The Patient Care Technician program is designed to train students in all of the relevant aspects of patient care, including personal care, physical comfort, diagnostic testing specifically electrocardiography, phlebotomy, home health care needs, providing post-operative care, geriatric care and other critical functions. Graduates of this program will be prepared to work at the entry level in hospitals, home health agencies, clinics, laboratories and other healthcare settings. Upon completion of this program students will receive a diploma. Student may begin working in their field of training as soon as their diploma is received.