Make a Positive Impact on the Health and Wellness of Others
Start Dates: June 3, June 25, July 18
If you thrive in fast-paced environments, enjoy working with people and are interested in a career that helps others, you owe it to yourself to explore your potential as a professional Patient Care Technician.
Patient Care Technicians, also called Patient Care Assistants, are often the healthcare providers that have the most direct contact with patients. Professionals in this field provide routine nursing care under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse.
Becoming a Qualified Patient Care Professional
The Patient Care Technician Certificate Program from Infotech Career College is designed to give you the hands-on training, practical experience and industry know-how it takes to successfully pursue a rewarding Patient Care career.
Graduates of the Infotech Patient Care Technician program have the practical skills employers are looking for, including hands-on experience in the following important areas:
- Nurse Assisting
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Ethical and Legal Issues
- Medical Terminology
- Introduction to Pharmacology
- Introduction to EKG
- Introduction to Phlebotomy and Infection Control
- Laboratory Procedures
- Electronic Health Records
This program can be completed in 41 weeks.
As a graduate of the Infotech Patient Care Technician program you’ll feel confident and fully prepared to take the California Department of Public Health exam for Nurse Assistant Certification. This certification is a MUST to work in this field.
Infotech Career College is approved by NCCT and NHA as an official testing site for Certification Exams. As part of the program, we prepare you for the Patient Care Technician Certification Exam. You can take the exams right on campus.
Certification shows potential employers that you have the skills and level of knowledge to be an asset to the industry.
“Real World” On-the-Job Experience
Infotech Career College maintains strong relationships with local employers who may give our students the experience they need during a guided externship. During the externship you will work in the field under the supervision of your employer. Many of our students are able to get hired off of their externship site.
Patient Care Technicians can be employed in Hospitals or Long Term Facilities, they will be responsible for providing nursing assistance and patient care for the comfort, safety and personal needs of patients while sharing various tasks with other licensed and non-licensed members.
Is Training to Become a Patient Care Technician Right for you?
If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Patient Care Technician, and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, fill out the form on the side of this page and receive a FREE Career Information Kit. A helpful Infotech Admissions Advisor would be happy to assist you with everything from career questions to financial aid and help you discover your ideal career path.
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