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    Patient Care Technician (PCT)

    “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.” 
    ― Mandy Hale,

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    Patient Care Technician (PCT)

    The Patient Care Technician program will prepare you to provide direct care to individuals in a variety of healthcare environments. You will gain technical expertise to provide effective clinical assistance to patients. You will work alongside doctors and other healthcare professionals to oversee and monitor patients. Your education will combine basic medical knowledge and hands-on skills gathered in the classroom and laboratory. 

    Hands-on learning includes:
    The Patient Care Technician program will provide you with training to perform clinical tasks such as:
    Collecting blood ( Phlebotomy)
    Performing electrocardiograms (EKGs)
    Completing catheterizations
    Recording vital signs and patient treatments and much more (Nursing Assistant)

    Career Opportunities:
    After you have completed the program, you will have the skills necessary to work in the following prevalent healthcare settings:
    Hospitals
    Outpatient clinics
    Rehabilitation centers
    Assisted living facilities and much more

    Length:
    This program is 600 hours
    3 months- full time/day classes
    4 months-part time/night classes
    1 week internship at one of our affiliate healthcare professional providers 

    Requirements:
    Applicant must be 18 years old or older
    Social security card
    A high school diploma or GED certificate
    (If you do not have a HS/GED, you will be required to take the TABE test)

    Get Started Today and Register for a Class.

     At HHI we provide continuous enrollment for your flexible schedule.