Patient Care Technician – WIOA Approved Program

AIHT Education is proud to offer tuition assistance for the Patient Care Technician program through American Job Center (WIOA), and  The WorkPlace / ApprenticeshipWorks.  Students are encouraged to apply for tuition assistance based on eligibility. Email admission@aiht.edu with subject WIOA to learn how to apply. 

Program Detail

4 Month Hybrid Program – Online for Theory class & In-person for Lab

Classes you will take in program:

  • EKG 113 Electrocardiography
  • PHL 113 Phlebotomy
  • CNA 110 Nursing Assistant
  • CNA 255 CNA Externship

Program Objective

The objective of the PCT program is to prepare students for entry-level patient care technician jobs as well as equip them with the skills and knowledge required to assist in direct patient care.

Hybrid Learning

The Patient Care Technician program is taught using a hybrid learning environment. All hybrid courses will utilize online and in-person instruction. Lectures may be offered on campus or remotely via a Learning Management System (LMS). Laboratory classes and practical training will be held on campus or at a clinical site.

Online classes will be taught synchronously. Synchronous instruction is real-time instruction that requires students to attend classes at scheduled times.

Clinical Externship

In the end, this course will provide the student with hands-on experience to practice the skills learned in a long-term care center in the observation of a clinical instructor. Externships allow students to develop skills and allow them to make connections with working professionals.

AIHT has clinical affiliations with numerous healthcare facilities where students will be placed at one or more of these affiliated sites and must complete their clinical hours based on the schedule provided by the school. Students are not permitted to begin the internship until all required classroom and lab hours are completed.

Patient Care Technician Responsibilities

There are 3 key responsibilities that a PCT is expected to focus on. Those are assisting with patients, drawing blood, and performing electrocardiographic testing.

Program Guide

Please click here to learn more about the program courses, professional credentials and employment information.

Pre-requisites

  • High School Diploma or equivalent degree.

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