Patient Care Technician Program
The Patient Care Technician program is a holistic program designed to offer students a wider range of certifications to boost their careers.
Patient Care Technicians (PCT) are allied health workers responsible for providing primary care for patients. PCTs are usually hired in a variety of care settings, primarily of acute care. In addition,
General duties of a Patient Care Technician include taking hospital patients’ vital signs, assisting patients with basic tasks, such as bathing, dressing, and eating, preparing and administering some medications, collecting specimens for lab tests, monitoring patients, and recording treatment. PCTs may work in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, or other health care settings.
Students may sign up for the courses of the program in any order. However, please refer to Nurse Aide Training, Phlebotomy Technician Training & Electrocardiograph Technician courses for more information.
This program includes the Nurse Aide Training, Phlebotomy Technician Training and EKG Technician courses for the certification of a Patient Care Technician.
- Holistic training in Nursing Aid, Phlebotomy and Electrocardiography skills
- Understanding of physical and psychosocial integrity
- Ability to set up and utlilize a wide range of equipment
Dr Jiji Sally Varughese
DNP, MSN-Ed, RN