Patient Care Technician
Major Code: 437A

Certificate of Achievement

The Patient Care Technician Certificate of Achievement prepares individuals to provide direct patient care in an acute setting. The program provides graduates with advanced nursing assistant knowledge and skills. Work-based learning in the form of an externship gives graduates hands-on experience in the acute care setting.

Course Requirements14.5

  • COM125 Communication Strategies for Health Care Careers2
  • HIT105 Medical Terms for Health Occupations1
  • PCT200 Patient Care Technician +3
  • PCT297 Patient Care Technician Externship +1.5
  • NAS101 Basic Nurse Assistant Training7

Program Total14.5

+ Program admission required for enrollment.

Major course shown in color requires minimum grade of C.