Nurse Technician/Patient Care Technician (NT/PCT)
About Nurse Technician/Patient Care Technician (NT/PCT)
This program is designed for students interested in becoming a nurse, physician assistant, respiratory therapist, dietitian/nutritionist, physical/ occupational therapist, medical assistant or any career involving direct patient care. It introduces students to fundamentals of health care, core skills, health care professional behavior, and various pathways to becoming a trained and educated health care professional.
Students enrolled in this program will have the opportunity to participate in work based learning experiences in hospitals. In our simulated patient rooms, students practice skills to become proficient and apply their knowledge.
- Opportunity to earn national certification as a NT/PCT
- Earn CPR certification
- Prepare to work in a hospital setting
- Earn articulated college credit
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Earn Valuable Certifications Eligible students can earn NT/PCT national certification and American Heart BLS (CPR) certification.
Practice Hands on Health Care Skills Perform procedures in our simulated patient rooms and learn in real hospitals and long term care facilities
Earn College Credit Articulated credit with local colleges is available to eligible students who complete this program. Talk with your school counselor and instructor for more details.