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Patient Care Technician Program

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Those who successfully complete the program are eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association Patient Care Technician Certification Exam.

Patient Care Technician

About The PCT Program

  • Advance your nursing assistant certification.
  • Learn to provide basic patient care to clients in hospitals and doctors' offices.
  • Quality PCT training in as little as 8 weeks
  • Eligibility to sit for the PCT national state exam upon successful completion
  • Part-time, day or evenings available
  • Largo location
  • Competitive pricing
  • PCT:  $1150
  • PCT Textbook; $125
  • Must take HES-584
  • Fall 2018 SCHEDULE BELOW.  Please note that dates may change.

2018 Fall PCT Schedule














HES-584-#37523               Tues
Sat (1)
  9:00 - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 2: pm
  Largo   9/18/18
HES-584-#37522               T/Th   5:30 - 9:30 pm   Largo   9/20/18





See Courses and Descriptions
What is a Patient Care Technician or PCT? A PCT provides basic patient care skills to patients in hospitals. The patient care technician training is an 88 hour program. The program provides training in review of anatomy and physiology of major body systems, medical terminology, legal and ethical issues, skills training in catheter care, phlebotomy, electrocardiograms, glucose monitoring, basic wound care and more. Books are not included in the cost of this course.