Patient Care Technicians possess a diverse range of skill and knowledge to provide care to patients in hospital emergency departments, clinics, and long-term acute care and rehabilitation centers. Build upon your nursing assistant technical and interpersonal skills while advancing in your career. This program includes the following embedded certifications: Phlebotomy, EKG, Mental Health First Aid, and Wound Care. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be prepared to sit for the national Certified Patient Care Technician examination which is included in the registration fee.
Prerequisite: High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be a Current Certified Nursing Assistant or National Registered Emergency Medical Technician. Copy of high school transcript or GED and professional certification required.