Patient Care Technician 


Patient Care Technician


Program Descriptions

6 Months – 600 Clock hours

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) program prepares graduates to care for clients across the lifespan in diverse healthcare delivery systems. The student will develop critical thinking, knowledge, skills, and competencies relevant to providing care in specialized settings, phlebotomy, electrocardiography (EKG), and basic lab assistant functions.

End of Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Provide basic patient care — bathing, feeding, catheter care, etc
  • Acquire, distribute and administer patient care supplies
  • Perform safety checks and ensure cleanliness in patient rooms
  • Accommodate the special needs of patients accordingly
  • Obtain EKG readings and monitor vital signs
  • Perform phlebotomy procedures
  • Provide emotional support to patients and families, particularly coping with grief and death
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Delivery Mode

This program is offered face-to-face (onsite)