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Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Patient Care Technician (PCT) prepares you to work in a hospital environment under the direct supervision of a registered Nurse. This 320 Contact Hour (16 week) program includes a nursing component along with a blood draw techniques and EKG understanding. Successful completion of each program grants eligibility to sit for the National Health Career Certification Exam. Please note each program has a separate certification exam.

Requires completion of ALL three of the following programs:

BNATP – 100 (BNA)
AHP – 102 (EKG)
AHP – 103 (PHLEB)

Refer to each course for entrance requirements.

Patient Care Technician requirements:


1. High School Diploma or GED
2. 18 years or older
3. Pass the NCOHC entrance exam by TABE® ($25 non-refundable fee)