Patient Care Technician Training Program


Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) work hands-on with patients by helping them with their activities of daily living, taking vital signs, performing electrocardiography (ECG), and drawing blood. PCTs work in settings such as hospitals and rehabilitation centers. Since PCTs work with patients on a daily basis, they need to have solid communication skills and to be empathetic and attentive to their patients' needs.

PCT training program will teach you:

  • Drawing blood
  • Administering ECGs
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • 5 Specialized Geriatric Workshops
  • C.N.A. Skill Review

Supplies Needed:

  • Blood Pressure Cuff and Stethoscope
  • Two sets of scrubs (one set should be navy blue for the hospital clinical)

At the end of training, students will have an opportunity to complete a clinical rotation in at an area hospital. Also, students who complete the program successfully with be certified in Mental Health First Aid and eligible to take both the ECG and PCT National Certification Exams offered here at the college. A current C.N.A. License is required to register for this class.