Patient Care Technician

It's time to take your skills to the next level!

Build on the skills you learned as a CNA to prepare for an entry-level position as a patient care technician (PCT) in a hospital or other health care setting. You will advance your skills in to include more complex procedures such as wound care, phlebotomy, electrocardiograms, glucose monitoring, intravenous therapy, and urinary catheterization.

Completion of this program enables you to sit for National Certification as a Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT) through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

The median annual wage for patient care technicians was $27,510 in 2017 (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

The next class will begin January 22nd!

Requirements:

  • Complete the Certified Nursing Assistant Program (CNA) and/or
  • Currently certified as a nursing assistant through the Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON)

Career Course:

  • Patient Care Technician

Approximate cost of the program is $1,210, not including textbook.

Noncredit Registration

Textbooks:

  • All textbooks for noncredit classes are available at the College Store located in the Student Center.

Contact Information

For more information, please call 443-412-2172 or email healthcaretraining@harford.edu.  


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