Patient Care Tech (PCT)


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Three Certifications in one

PATIENT CARE TECH

PCT
  • 20-Week Hybrid Course

Course: PATIENT CARE TECH

The Patient Care Technician program is designed to provide students with the essential concepts and clinical skill experience to prepare them to become an integral member of the hospital healthcare team and long term facility staff. Responsible for providing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse. This program combines the curriculums and clinical skills of three fundamental Allied healthcare programs: Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), Electrocardiogram Technician (EKG) and Basic Nursing Assistant Training (CNA) programs.

 

The 20-week program is structured in 3 parts: Phlebotomy/EKG Tech (12-Weeks), BNATP (8-Weeks) and a hospital externship (50-Hour) intended to provide indispensable real world experience before entering into the workforce.

 

Depending on the setting, Patient Care Technician may be responsible for any number of tasks assigned to the patient care plan; Ranging from obtaining and documenting vital signs, assisting with bed bound patient daily living activities, performing blood draws or injections, obtaining electrocardiograms (ECGs), proving patients with emotional support, assisting with dressing changes, providing post-mortem care and reporting to physicians.

Advantages of Medway

  • Classes are set in an active Physician’s Clinic.   

  • We’ll pay for your Certification Exam when you’re ready to take it.

Admission ReQUIREMENTS

We’ve done our best to simplify the application process, but there are some prerequisites in order to gain access to our program.

Entrance Examination

Applicant must complete and pass the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) Health Form with a proficiency score equivalent to at least a 12th grade level in all areas including: reading, mathematics computation, applied math, and language.

Documents for Submission 

The following must be completed by the applicant before they can be accepted into the program:

  1. Proof of completion of secondary education or its equivalent (GED certification, official transcript of records from an accredited higher education institution in the US.)
  2. Proof of good medical and physical health examination
  3. Signed IDPH Authorization for Healthcare Worker Background Check. Results of check must not include any disqualifying convictions.

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