Patient Care Technician

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:
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.

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