Patient Care Technician
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 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.