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Patient Care Technician

Patient care technician’s (PCT’s) tend to work with people who are ill and/or injured under the supervision of doctors, nurses and medical professionals usually in an acute care environment such as hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and/or clinics

In-addition to the acute-care training that is the core to being a PCT, the student must also have already completed, or be co-currently enrolled in the EKG/ECG and Phlebotomy Programs in-order to meet the education requirements of the PCT program. 

Prerequisites/Co-requisites:

  • Completion of Nursing Assistant Program or valid Florida CNA License
  • Enrollment (or Completion) of both the EKG/ECG and Phlebotomy Programs

PCTs are generally NOT hired in Hospitals without both a valid Florida CNA License and a PCT National Certification

You will Learn

How to take vital signs
How to collect specimens
How to perform a diabetic testing (s)
How to perform a performing catheterization
Wound care
How to assist patients with eating, personal hygiene and grooming and other Activities of Daily Living
Charting, recording, and reporting of procedures and results

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Note: Changes to the Academic Calendar may occur. The current Academic Calendar can be obtained from the Administration Office of the School.

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