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Oct 19

Health Care Technician

The Health Care Technician (HCT)/Patient Care Technician (PCT) program will offer more advanced medical and clinical skills. Students are trained to perform venipuncture, EKG’s, Foley catheterization, wound care, tracheotomy care, along with documentation and observation of patient condition and other advanced nursing skills.

Upon Successful Completion

Students will qualify and be prepared for entry level positions in hospital, home health agencies, nursing homes, and other related medical healthcare facilities. Students will have an accurate understanding of HIPPA laws, medical terminology, nursing procedures, infection control, medical documentation, and career development.

The course prepares students to be an effective member of the health care team by teaching skills in patient care techniques, universal precautions, and communication. It also includes the Phlebotomy, EKC/ECG Tech, and Special Nursing Procedures. It concludes with an externship in a medical facility.

Competency Evaluation

Students may sit for the National Healthcareer Association Exam upon completion of the program.

What’s Included?

  • Tuition
  • Physical Exam
  • Phlebotomy, EKG
  • Special Nursing Procedures
  • Clinical Assignment
  • 20% uniform discount

What’s Not Included

  • Background Check
  • Drug Test
  • TB/PPD Test
  • Admission Fee
  • Student Insurance
  • Uniforms

Where can you work?

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Hospices
  • Urgent Care Centers

What jobs you can do?

  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Tech
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Home Health Aid
  • And many more!