Patient Care Technician Programs

Patient Care Technician Training in Indiana & Kentucky

We offer one of the top Patient Care Technician Programs in Indiana. You can start your new career in as little as 10 months!

Patient Care Technicians are passionate about helping people feel better. They are the eyes and ears of nurses in the hospital and are responsible, in many cases, for the direct care of ill patients. There is a high demand for well trained Patient Care Technicians in this region and throughout the country. The certifications our students earn throughout our PCT program make them competitive in the job market and allow for growth and upward mobility in the healthcare field.

Patient Care Technician duties may include:
• Assist patients with daily activities such as eating, dressing and grooming
• Assist patients with walking and mobility
• Help transport patients to other departments for treatments and testing
• Draw blood and other lab specimens
• Perform EKGs (electrical readouts of the heart)

Our comprehensive Patient Care Technician program servicing Indiana and Kentucky residents is governed by the highest industry standards, and instructors stay informed of any and all changes to those standards.

At Caris College, you will receive the knowledge, skills, and confidence to positively impact your patients’ lives.

Patient Care Technician Program Overview:
• Ten month accelerated program
• 180 hour hands-on externship in an off site medical facility
• Flexible day or evening schedules

Patient Care Technician Course Outline:

Our curriculum is balanced between lecture, lab work, and real life healthcare settings.

Quarter 1
• ANP105 – General Anatomy
• SSK100 – College Success Skills
• MED100 – Medical Terminology

Quarter 2
• PAT100 – Patient Techniques I
• PHB100 – Phlebotomy Skills
• MAT100 – Basic Mathematics

Quarter 3
• PAT110 – Patient Care Techniques II
• EKG100 – Basic Arrhythmia & ECG
• ENC101 – Interpersonal Communications

Quarter 4
• PAT120 – Patient Care Technician Clinical
• BUS115 – Professional Development

Upon graduation, you will be certified as a Patient Care Technician, a Phlebotomy Technician and an EKG Technician; all of which can make graduates from Caris College highly marketable. These certifications are granted through the National Health-career Association (NHA), a nationally recognized credentialing agency (accredited by NCCA).

**(Students will also receive their CPR certification through the American Heart Association).**

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