Program Content: The program includes, but is not limited to Health Science Core curriculum, Medical Terminology, Emergency Care, Patient Care Procedures, Nutrition, Aging Process and Gerontology, Infection Control and CPR (Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation).Graduates are prepared to earn the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) certification.
1. Apply to Manatee Technical College here: https://manateetech.edu/apply-now
2. Attend a mandatory program information session – the sooner the better. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a list of dates and times for current program offerings.
Length of Program: 600 hours – approximately 6 months
Job Placement Rate: 100%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Patient Care Technician (H170694)
Required Books and Materials: Patient Care Technician
Estimated Total: $2,700*
Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
For More Information: Contact Kathleen Matthews at 941.752.8100 x 2127, Email
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.