Patient Care Technician Training
Interested in becoming a patient care technician?
A patient care tech is mainly focused on working closely with patients, in conjunction with nurses. PCT's sometimes are referred as nursing assistants. They help perform basic care for patients, such as changing dressing, assisting with the restroom, and trauma.
As a patient care technician you will be able to work in the hospital settings only.
In this 24 week program students will learn:
- Proper labeling and patient identification
- Vital signs
- Proper patient care
- Emergency room techniques
- Lifting and transporting patients
- Trauma unit training
- State Certification exam
Days and hours
216 classroom hours
+ 160 hour externship