Patient Care Technician

About the Patient Care Technician program:

The Patient Care Technician program prepares students for a variety of job opportunities in health occupation areas and meets the need for cross training employees in health care facilities. The comprehensive program consists of classroom instruction, lab practicum and supervised clinical activities in hospitals, nursing homes, laboratories and other health care settings. 

Upon completion of this program, a Certificate of Technical Studies is awarded. Students also may be eligible to take certification exams in Phlebotomy, Nursing Assistant, Electrocardiogram (EKG) Technician and/or Patient Care Technician through the National Healthcareer Association. There is a fee for each exam, and it can be taken at the Florida Parishes or Sullivan campus.  

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Campus Locations:

  • Florida Parishes Campus (Greensburg)
  • Sullivan Campus (Bogalusa)

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Interested in starting this program? Visit our Future Students page for step-by-step admissions information.

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