As a patient care technician (PCT), you will have daily hands-on experiences with patients by helping them with procedures such as taking vital signs, performing electrocardiography (ECG), blood draws, urinalysis, hematocrit and hemoglobin testing, putting in and removing urinary catheters, along with gaining many other laboratory skills. PCT students will learn how to bathe, and help assist patients in dressing, feeding, and grooming. You’ll work in settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, dialysis facilities and home health care agencies. Students will be taught the importance of Advance Directives, and ethical principles. Because PCTs work with patients on a daily basis, they need to have solid communication skills and be empathetic and attentive to their needs.
Program cost $6500 PLEASE NOTE THAT IN THIS PROGRAM STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE 3 CERTIFICATIONS:
1)CERTIFIED PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN
2)CERTIFIED PHLEBOTOMIST TECHNICIAN
3)CERTIFIED EKG TECHNICIAN