Ready to launch your dynamic career as a Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)? Join our fully online, self-paced course, and you could be on your way to earning a nationally accredited industry certification in as little as 8 weeks!

Our program

Our fully online Patient Care Technician program is designed to adapt to your busy life, so you can pass the National Healthcareer Association exam. Here's what makes it stand out:

  • Self-Paced Learning: Our courses are tailored to your schedule, allowing you to learn at your own pace. No need to worry about rigid schedules.
  • Quick Completion: While you can finish the curriculum in as little as 8 weeks, you'll have a generous 12-month window to complete the program from your enrollment date.
  • Great for Pre-health Students: We offer resources for pre-health students such as CV and personal statement editing.
  • Payment Plans Available: While we don't offer financial aid, you can start for just $625.

What is a Patient Care Technician?

As a CPCT, you'll work hand-in-hand with physicians, nurses, PAs, NPs, and other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive patient care. Patient Care Technicians are in high demand, serving in various healthcare settings like hospitals, ICUs, ERs, cardiac care units, rehab facilities, and nursing homes.

What you'll do as a PCT:

  • Vital Signs & Specimens: Collect vital signs and laboratory specimens.
  • ECGs: Conduct ECGs for cardiac monitoring.
  • Patient Transportation: Safely transport patients and assist with ambulation.
  • Medication Administration: Administer medications and assist with minor procedures.
  • And Much More: From Foley catheters to phlebotomy, IV setups to patient hygiene, you'll master a wide range of essential skills.


HealthCareer Certs

HealthCareer Certs's mission is to empower and strengthen our students' professional development through quality healthcare education and training. We specialize in high-quality, low-cost, accelerated short-term career training programs in healthcare designed to get you into the workplace quickly. Our career training programs result in nationally accredited certifications through the governing bodies of the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

With a BBB A+ rating, HealthCareer Certs is licensed and registered by the State of Virginia and its programs have been approved by an assortment of industry-specific organizations.

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