Program Overview

  • PCT The Patient Care Technician program is designed to prepare students for employment as advanced cross trained nursing assistants, patient care technicians, health technologists and technicians, health care technicians, patient care assistants, nursing aides and orderlies, home health aides, or allied health assistants. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills, expanding the traditional role of the nursing assistant, for both acute and long term care settings.  This program requires full-time enrollment.

Patient Care Technician Mission Statement

  • The Patient Care Technician Program is committed to providing a high standard of quality Patient Care Technician education to all students. This will be accomplished by providing a good foundation in basic Patient Care Technician knowledge and skills, critical thinking and personal qualities. Through cooperative team efforts, our graduate Patient Care Technicians will be: successful in their certification requirements; be prepared for entry level Patient Care Technician positions; adopt measures that ensure the safe practice of Patient Care Technician; show sensitivity to cultural diversity; promote health habits that contribute to total wellness; and, become lifelong learners.

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