Health Science

Patient Care Technician

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Rapid Credential Program

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 16, 2022 (Click Here for more information)

 

Program Description:

Are you eager to become a multi skilled provider in a growing medical field?  Under the direct supervision of a professional nurse, the Patient Care Technician will come in direct contact with the patient in the performance of his or her assigned duties.  This program is a blend of classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction. Course content includes:

  • Personal Patient Care Skills
  • Principles of Infection Control
  • Home Health Care Services
  • Physical and Safety Functions
  • Phlebotomy Procedures
  • EKG Modalities
  • Restoration Therapy
  • CPR, and more

Courses:

Program TitleProgram Length
Basic Healthcare Worker90 Hours
Nurse Aide and Orderly (Articulated)75 Hours
Advanced Home Health Aide50 Hours
Patient Care Assistant75 Hours
Allied Health Assistant150 Hours
Advanced Allied Health Assistant100 Hours
Patient Care Technician60 Hours

Program Costs:

ItemCost
FL Resident Tuition$1,680.00
Out of State Tuition$6,720.00
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees$364.00
Books, Supplies$293.00
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs$265.00
FL Resident Total$2,602.00
Out of State Total$7,642.00

Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.  Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit studentaid.gov to apply.

Certification

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Employment Opportunities

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Clinics

Accreditation:

For additional information about national and program accreditation, contact the institution.

Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

Program Info

Program Length:

600 Hours/6 Months

Program Offered:

August and January

Delivery Method:

Hybrid
*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.

Days & Times:

  • Monday – Thursday,
    7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Enroll in our Patient Care Technician program today.

To get started in the Patient Care Technician program, Sign Up today for a program orientation or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

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