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Patient Care Technician

Patient Care Technician Program is used to prepare the students for an entry-level position as patient care assistant. The program provides competency in the fundamentals of patient care and basic nursing skill, ECG and phlebotomy.  Students will progress through the program with the opportunity to achieve a certification in ECG, Phlebotomy and Certified Nursing Assistant with the ultimate achievement of the patient care technician certification.  Program graduates will be qualified for employment at hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care institutions. CIP 512601

Award Level: Students completing the Certified Nursing Assistant Program, the Phlebotomy program, and the Electrocardiograph Technician Program will receive a Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) in Patient Care Technician.

Nursing Assistant


Electrocardiograph Technician


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