FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE ALREADY CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE / ASSISTANT
Patient Care Technician
Patient care technicians tend to the ill and injured individuals under the supervision of doctors, nurses, and medical professionals. PCT program prepares a graduate to work as an entry-level position in a clinic, hospital, rehabilitation center, nursing home or long-term care facility. Graduates will be able to measure and record vital signs, perform CPR and First Aid, assist in medical examinations, perform electrocardiograms (EKGs), phlebotomy and other basic laboratory procedures. The course includes both theory and clinical training and therefore is designed to meet New York State Education Department curriculum requirements.