The Patient Care Technician/Associate Certificate Program provides training in various skills utilized in health care. This program is intended for individuals that wish to pursue an initial entry into the health care field or current workers that want to upgrade existing skills to enhance employment marketability in an acute care hospital or other specialized patient care setting. Candidates may choose two options to achieve a Patient care Technician certification status. Total – 300 hours (Approximately 3- 4 months).
Program options are listed below:
OPTION 1: Participation in four (4) course modules outlined below.
HH 772: Certified Nursing Assistant (Basic Patient Care Skills) – Core Credential
HH 211: EKG Technician Skills Certification – Core Credential
HH 193: Phlebotomy Technician Skills + Blood Borne Pathogen certification Core Credential
HH 190: Advanced Patient Care Skills (Advanced Skills for Nursing Assistants) – HH 772 pre-requisite
OPTION 2: Participation in two (2) program modules outlined below:
HH 772: Certified Nursing Assistant (Basic Patient Care Skills) Core Credential
HH 339: Fast Track Patient Care Technician Skills (EKG, Phlebotomy and Advanced Patient Care Skills) in one module