PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN

Training Program
Overview
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Learn about patient assistance, nursing assistance, geriatric care
  • Includes an externship in a local patient-care setting
  • Receive hands-on training and one-on-one support from industry professionals
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Patient Care Technician

Do you enjoy working with people and helping them get back on their feet? If so, Florida Career College Patient Care Technician program can be the next step for you! You will be instructed in patient assistance, geriatric care and nursing assistance with a focus on patient care skills and life-long learning.

Overview
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Learn about patient assistance, nursing assistance, geriatric care
  • Includes an externship in a local patient-care setting
  • Receive hands-on training and one-on-one support from industry professionals

Career Outcomes

In as few as 11 months, you can graduate from this program with the necessary skills to be a valuable member of a patient-care team in a health care setting. Your training can help you qualify for entry-level positions such as:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Aide
  • Certified Nurse’s Aide
  • Certified Medication Aide
  • Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • State Tested Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Licensed Nursing Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
Classes Starting September 30th, 2019ΒΆ

Campus Locations

In the Patient Care Technician program, you’ll learn in an environment that is designed to look, feel, and operate like a real workplace you might encounter in your career. We do this to get you as familiar as possible with the tools, settings, and experiences you might encounter when you begin your career. With this program you’ll be ready to make a difference on day one of a job.

We offer the Patient Care Technician program at the following campuses:

 

About the Program

Patient assistance, nursing assistance, geriatric care—these are just a few of the subjects you’ll dive into in the program. You’ll learn current theories and techniques directly from experienced industry professionals who are committed to teaching you what they know so that you can be successful. You’ll also get plenty of hands-on practice to help you get even better at your new skills as you go along.

Courses in the Patient Care Technician program include:

Course Title
Articulated Nursing Assistant
Advanced Home Health Aide with CPR Training
Patient Care Assistant
Respiratory Therapy Aide
Occupational Therapy and Geriatric Aide
Patient Care Technician Externship
Introduction to Allied Health for the Patient Care Technician
Electrocardiography and Diagnostic Imaging for Patient Care Technicians
Phlebotomy and Hematology for Patient Care Technicians