Patient Care Technician

Advance your career by becoming a Patient Care Technician.

This career pathway takes you from nursing assistant training through a series of nationally certified courses that prepare you to perform delegated nursing functions that require a higher level of technical ability and skill in the hospital setting.

Prerequisite Courses:

  • Foundations of Healthcare
  • HIPAA Compliance* (HIPA) (available through ed2go)
  • Healthcare Externship Preparation
  • Healthcare Professionalism
  • Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology* (HAP) 
  • Introduction to Business Computing or Computer Basics for Allied Health
  • Law & Medical Ethics
  • Medical Terminology* (MTER) 
  • Nursing Assistant Theory
  • Nursing Assistant Clinical
  • Venipuncture & Specimen Collection
  • Venipuncture & Specimen Collection Clinical
  • EKG Technician
  • EKG Technician Externship

Capstone Courses:

  • PCT: Advanced Skills Theory
  • PCT: Advanced Skills Clinical

*If you are comfortable with testing out of courses above contact the Test Center at 443-412-2352*