Patient Care Technician Diploma Program

Patient Care Technician Diploma Program

Patient Care Technician Diploma Program

After meeting with area employers, we added the Patient Care Technician Program to fulfill their job requests. Job title options include  Patient Care Technician, Nurse Assistant, EKG Technician, Phlebotomist and other options.

Upon successful completion of the program, you have the ability to sit for the Patient Care Technician exam by the National Healthcare Association.

The Diploma in Patient Care Technician program provides students with the opportunity to study Nursing Assistant Skills, Electrocardiography, Emergency Room Techniques, Phlebotomy, and Dialysis. You could work in hospitals, nursing homes, home health care settings and other health care centers.

Patient Care Technicians directly support patients with a wide range of responsibilities, which could include a patients physical and emotional guidance, checking vitals, monitoring patients’ food and liquid intake, bathing and obtaining specimens.

Enjoy Strong Career Opportunities
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 18 percent  from 2016 to 2026.1

The Rockford Career College Advantage:
We take a  streamlined approach to education, with curricula focusing on developing a particular skillset and knowledge base for a career rather than receiving a general education.   We focus on training you in jobs that employers tell us are truly needed in your community.

We offer affordable  programs that typically take less time to complete, have smaller class sizes, and the majority of the training is hands-on, which is an ideal environment for many types of learners. We offer on-campus, hybrid and completely online diploma and degree programs that could provide you more opportunities to well-paying jobs with room for growth and managerial potential.

We know it's all about a job. Our career services team has done the networking for you with numerous local employers. Prior to graduation, we could help you find that perfect job.   Employers have consistently placed confidence in our graduates' abilities.

1, retrieved 6/28/2019

Program Length - 11 months


On-Campus at the Brecksville and Maumee Campus

Course Title

General Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Terminology
Introduction to Heath Care
Healthcare Settings for Nursing Assistants
Nursing Assistant Skills and Patient Care
Nursing Assistant Administration
Emergency Room Technician
Medical Ethics and Documentation
Principles and Practices of Hemodialysis
Dialysis Technology and Devices
Patient Care: Treatment and Care of Kidney Failure
Patient Care Technician Clinical Externship
Student Success Strategies
Professional Success Strategies

Job title options:  Nurse Assistant, EKG Technician, Phlebotomist or other options.

On Campus