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Patient Care Technician

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Hours:220.00
Fee: $7,700.00  
Notes:Some clinical hours must be completed during the day. Instructor will determine clincal dates during the first week of class. These dates do not include externship hours for EKG and Phlebotomy.

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Course Description

The PCT program consists of three components: Certified Nurse Aide, EKG Technician, and Phlebotomy Technician. Through classroom and practical instruction, the student will learn to assist with in-patient and out-patient care. Topics include bedside care, obtaining vital signs and measurements, collecting blood samples, and recording electrocardiograms.

Please call 817-272-2581 for program start dates.

Total Hours: 220 hours classroom & 160 clinical/externship.

Prerequisites: High school diploma or equivalent and current immunizations.

Fee: Includes textbook(s), two sets of scrubs, CPR certification, professional liability insurance (during clinical/externship), and CNA State Certification exam, EKG Technician Certfication exam, and Phlebotomy Technician certification exam.

NOTE: Additional cost applies for Patient Care Technician certification exam.

**Additional costs: Required immunizations and drug screen.