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Patient Care Technician, PCT

The Patient Care Technician Certification is the final class taken and includes Phlebotomy and EKG training, along with the advance nursing skills class. This includes hands-on training as well as more in-depth training from past knowledge of CNA, phlebotomy, and EKG. 

Costs: 

Composed of 3 Parts:
Phlebotomy $1,495

EKG Technician $1,020

Advanced Nursing Skills $ 620

*All-Inclusive Total $3,195

Payment plans can be arranged and financial aid is available for those who qualify. WIA is a federally funded training program that may provide payment assistance if you qualify. General qualifications include people who have been laid off from employment and/or are receiving unemployment. There are a few other sources for financial assistance. See FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE link for information.

            Upcoming PCT class starts:

January 9, 2019

May 13th, 2019

September 4th, 2019

Benefits of Becoming a Patient Care Technician: 

  • Learn how to collect specimen samples; the types of tests performed; how diets and/or medications can interfere with tests; and how to prepare samples for testing.
  • Gain experience performing 3, 5, and 12-lead EKG tests.
  • Learn to read normal/abnormal EKG rhythms.
  • Learn sterile technique, how it differs from clean technique, and some situations where it is used, such as during surgery.
  • Earn certifications to help you stand out when applying for employment or higher education.
  • Future Employers may offer Tuition Reimbursement toward additional training or higher education if it is in the medical field.

Information About the Course: 

  • Pre-requisites are a High School Diploma/GED and a Current or In-Progress CNA Certification.
  • Textbook, workbook, lab supplies, and certification exam fees included.
  • Knowledgeable Instructors with +45 years of combined experience.
  • Finish with 5 Certifications: CNA, CET, CPCT, and dual ACA & NHA CPT.
  • Certification Exams taken at our training center.
  • Future Employers may offer Tuition Reimbursement toward higher education if it is in the medical field.
  • At the end of the course, the student will have +100 successful venipuncture sticks and +40 successful 12 lead EKG's done and read along with experience doing EKGs with 3 leads and 5 leads as well.
Part ONE: Phlebotomy
Part ONE: Phlebotomy

The first step to becoming a PCT is to complete the Phlebotomy Program. In our Phlebotomy class you will gain the skills and experience necessary to be a Certified Phlebotomist. 

Part TWO: EKG
Part TWO: EKG

The second step to becoming a PCT is to complete the EKG Program. Once you have completed our EKG class you will be able to run many types of EKG tests and be equipped to interpret the results. 

Part THREE: Adv. Nursing Skills
Part THREE: Adv. Nursing Skills

The final portion of the PCT Class is Advanced Nursing Skills for the Nurse Aid. This is a one-week course which rounds out the PCT program.