Earn a Diploma in our Patient Care Technician Program
At Southern Technical College, our Patient Care Technician (PCT) program is a multi-occupational diploma program designed to prepare students for a number of entry-level healthcare career occupations. This program is taught through a combination of classroom, clinical lab, and externship experiences. PCT students at Southern Technical College will learn to check vital signs, administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid, assist in medical examinations, perform electrocardiograms (EKGs), conduct basic laboratory procedures, and will be trained in phlebotomy and venipuncture.
During the externship, students get the chance to observe and work alongside a professional healthcare team. Graduates, of this program, will gain the practical knowledge and confidence necessary to pursue a career in healthcare. The PCT graduate may be eligible to sit for several certifications.
The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Allied Health Career Training Readiness score now.
The Patient Care Technician diploma program:
- Can be completed in approximately 9-12 months.
- Consists of hands-on instruction from experienced professionals.
- Offers flexible scheduling. Morning, afternoon and evening classes available.
- Hands-on training.
If you’re considering patient care technician programs in Florida, it’s time to find out why Southern Technical College is the place for you. Contact us today to get started.