Our Patient Care Technician course is a great way to start your career in the health care industry! Healthcare Training Institute is an accredited school offering patient care technician training in New Jersey. Our program allows you to earn your Patient Care certificate and start your career quickly.
Patient Care Technicians (PCT) have daily hands-on experiences with patients, performing procedures such as drawing blood, administering ECGs, taking vital signs, preparing patients for physical exams, and directly assisting physicians and nurses with clinical procedures.
Patient Care Technician Certificate Training Program
- Earn your certificate in Patient Care.
- Train to work in countless settings, including hospitals, home health care agencies, rehab centers, nursing homes, and more.
- Receive hands-on, practical training from experienced instructors.
- Be prepared for your PCT Certification Exam, (CCMA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant exam or Certified Nurse Aide Exam.
Our patient care technician training program is designed to generate the PCT, a vital member of the healthcare team, who will be expected to perform clinical and administrative duties in a medical office, nursing home, and hospital.
Our PCT training program will teach you the following job duties and responsibilities:
- Drawing blood
- Carrying out clinical procedures
- Assisting in minor surgery procedures
- Managing wound care
- Administering ECGs
- Performing emergency room skills
- Preparing patients for physical exams
- Taking patient vital signs
- Conducting routine office-lab procedures
The patient care technician training curriculum will demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical and administrative, EKG, phlebotomy procedures, pharmaceutical procedures, infection control procedures, nurse aide in long-term care, and performance of injection. The patient care technician will be expected to handle administrative office procedures including filing and writing reports, preparing protocol, and scheduling. Because PCTs work with patients on a daily basis, they must to have good communication skills and be attentive and empathetic to people’s needs.
A certificate is awarded to a student upon successful completion of all graduation requirements listed in the student catalog.