Female tech scrubbing hands

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides hands-on assistance in serving the basic needs of patients in a hospital setting. The PCT will perform bathing, feeding, catheter care, safety checks, and ensure patient room cleanliness. The PCT will also obtain EKG readings, monitor vital signs, and provide phlebotomy procedures. Ethical decision-making will provide patient-centered care and compassionate support to families.

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Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: PCT.CER

NURSA 1105Nurse Assistant Training 1,26
SURGT 1000Ethical Considerations in the Health Care Industry 23
PCT 1001Patient Care Technician 25
Total Credits14

Completion of NURSA1105 within 3 years or active CNA license.


Must complete all courses with a "C" or better.