Marosa School of Phlebotomy & Healthcare Trades Inc.

Teaching with Passion, Integrity, and Purpose"

PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM

Patient Care Program


Students will learn about the settings, work outline and responsibilities of a patient care technician; the Patient’s Bill of Rights, infection control and first aid; vital signs; supportive, elderly, palliative and hospice care; medical terminology; medical conditions as they relate to the body systems; phlebotomy and EKG (See phlebotomy and EKG program descriptions above). 


Students will master the following skill sets: following infection control and safety guidelines; performing an accurate assessment of vital signs; applying dressings and removing sutures; turning, positioning and transferring patients; applying restraints; assisting with dressing and ambulation; setting up meals, feeding and bathing patients; identifying, handling and disposing of infectious and hazardous waste; performing phlebotomy and EKG; and recognizing abuse. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the MedCA certification exam.

PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM SCHEDULE 10 WEEKS

TUESDAYS:  9:00AM – 11:30AM

Session - 10/1/2019 - 12/10/2019

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, hemodialysis and other needs.

You’ll work in settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, dialysis facilities and home health care agencies.

Because PCTs work with patients on a daily basis, they need to have solid communication skills and be empathetic and attentive to their needs.


While in school, the PCT training program will teach you the job duties and responsibilities of:

  • Keep patient rooms tidy and sanitized
  • Assist patient with everyday needs (personal hygiene, using the restroom, grooming etc.)
  • Monitor vital signs (temperature, pulse etc.) or EKG signals and patient condition
  • Take fluid samples or other specimens for testing
  • Assist nursing staff in administering basic treatments
  • Perform basic nursing procedures (e.g. changing bandages)
  • Ensure rooms have adequate patient care supplies
  • Assist patients with particular issues or needs
  • Provide appropriate emotional support

Program cost $3500 with a $300 deposit due at registration.



Monthly payment plans are available for cash paying recipients!


**REQUIREMENTS FOR ENROLLMENT INTO:

(NOTE: IF YOU HAVE A PENDING HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED, YOU MAY STILL REGISTER FOR PROGRAM/CLASS SESSIONS). 
*GED or High School Diploma
*Background check/Police clearance
*TB skin test
*Hepatitis B vaccine series (need proof of  immunization record to start clinical lab procedures )

TUITION INCLUDES:
  • All class materials
  • National certification exam 
  • Digital curriculum
  • Digital study guide
  • 1  scrub uniform
  • In-house clinical 
  • Professional resume writing & Soft Skills 101