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Those who are interested in attending an Alabama patient care technician training need to understand that these classes are intended to give graduates multiple pathways to gain employment in the medical field. Upon completion of the classes, the graduates will then eligible to take certification exams for the nursing assistant state license, the EKG technician national certificate, and the Phlebotomy Technician National Certification.

Some of the educational providers that present patient care technician classes may require students to meet certain health requirements. These necessities might consist of the Hepatitis B Vaccination (which is a series of 3 shots), a TB skin test, a drug screen panel test, and a state and national Criminal Records Background check.

These programs are generally available at colleges in your community along with vocational schools and employer based training.  Patient care technician training courses combine classroom curriculum studies with hands on practical skills mastered in the laboratory.

Students training will include mastering the clinical skill tasks, that might include such as blood collection, performing EKGs, taking and recording vital signs, and other tasks concerning the attention and comfort of patients with the smooth operation of a health care facility. Students will be taught high-quality communication skills, and will increase physical ability and strength, ability to follow directions, and aptitude to carry out basic technical skills and procedures are required of patient care technicians (PCTs).

Current trends in the medical field are to hire multi-skilled support staff with excellent education along with other associated vocational courses, giving Alabama PCTs the opportunity to choose flexible job descriptions and flexible schedules.

Beneath is a catalog of schools that are at present offering the patient care technician training programs in the state of Alabama.  Prospective students will need to speak with the educational department for more information about the costs and enrollment process and get started today.
Advance Career Training Solutions ACTS 
214 24th Street North 
Birmingham, AL   35203
(866) 936-5345

Jeremiah’s Hope Academy
2800 University Boulevard, Suite 234
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Telephone: 205 939.7263

Nursing Assistant Solutions
609 Bessemer Super Highway
Midfield, Alabama 35228
Phone 205.426.6288

MacArthur State Technical College
P.O. Box Drawer 910
1708 North Main Street
Opp, AL 36467

Northeast Alabama Community College
P. O. Box 159,
Rainsville, Alabama 35986
(256) 638-4418 or
(256) 228-6001

Alabama Patient Care Technician Training