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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: 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
Dual Enrollment Available: Yes
Articulation: May be available towards credits at Florida public colleges/universities. Speak with a Career Counselor for more information.
Job Placement Rate: 100%

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Patient Care Technician (H170694)
Required Books and Materials: Bookstore Page
Program Information Sheet: Patient Care Technician

Possible Careers and Outlook:
31-1014.00       Nursing Assistants
31-1011.00       Home Health Aides
31-9099.00       Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
29-2099.00       Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other

Estimated Total: $2,200*
*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. The price is for in-state tuition. For out-of-state tuition, speak with a Career Counselor for more information. MTC is not an I-20 institution. State Sales Tax calculated at the point of sale.

Location: MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211 | 941.752.8100
Start Date: August, January
Start Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For More Information: Contact Xela Brutus at 941.752.8100 x 2127, MTCNursing@manateeschools.net.

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