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Hands-On Training, Clinical Skills & Dedicated Support To Pursue A Rewarding Career As A Patient Care Technician In Less Than 9 Months

The Patient Care Technician program prepares graduates to work alongside doctors, nurses and other health care professionals providing direct patient care in a variety of health care environments.

This exciting profession allows the individual to help others with both personal care and activities of daily living, while also providing technical skills needed within multiple healthcare teams.

Patient Care Technicians care for patients needing all levels of care. The PCT plays a vital role in the health care delivery team since they often have more direct patient contact than any other team member.

Patient Care Technician Duties Include:

  • Assists patients with daily activities such as getting out of bed, bathing, dressing, standing, walking or exercising
  • Assists practitioners with medical procedures, phlebotomy and electrocardiography
  • Prepares medical instruments or equipment for use
  • Records vital statistics or other health information
  • Stocks medical or patient care supplies
  • Transports biological or other medical materials
  • Reports and records patients’ condition and treatment
  • Collects biological specimens from patients
  • Explains technical medical information to patients

Schedule

Quest programs are designed for busy adult learners. We understand the pressures and demands our students face. Many students are raising families and/or working while going to school. Classes run just 5 hours per day.

The Day Program:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This program can be completed in less than 9 Months.

Career Opportunities:

  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Doctors’ Offices
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Assisted Living and Long-Term Care Facilities

Certifications:

(Credentialing through the National Association for Health Professional; NAHP)

  • Patient Care Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • EKG Technician
  • CPR Training-Certification through the American Heart Association
  • Certified Nurse Aide-Certification through the Department of Aging and Disability Services

Is a Rewarding Healthcare Career Right for You?

If you’re interested in learning more about becoming a Patient Care Technician and exploring whether this is the right career path for you give us a call today to receive more information.

A helpful Quest College Advisor would be happy to assist you.  Call now to schedule your career planning analysis.

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