Patient Care Technician
Prerequisites: High school diploma or GED. Physical exam including drug screening, documentation of immunizations, PPD test and hepatitis B series must be provided at the time of registration. Candidates must obtain a reading score of 10 and math score of 10 on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).
Patient Care Technicians provide basic patient care in a hospital setting. You will learn basic patient care skills and behaviors needed to gain an entry-level position as a Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomist or EKG Technician. This program includes classroom lecture, lab practice and a clinical externship in a local medical facility. Coursework includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, CPR certification, phlebotomy, EKG, vital signs, patient care and HIPAA awareness.
This program prepares the student for the following certification exams: National Healthcareer Association Certified Patient Care Technician, Certified Phlebotomist and Certified EKG Technician.
A criminal background check will be done for all enrolled students on the first day of class. NOTE: A criminal background report containing negative information may prevent placement for the clinical portion of this program.
PCAR-500 (440 Hours)
Fee: $3,795 (Tuition $1,145, Materials $600, Lab $2,050)
- Section AW01-Worthington Atlantic City Campus
Lecture/Lab: Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Clinical may begin as early as 5 a.m. depending on site requirements.
Begins July 16