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The Arkansas patient care technician training expands the trainees  knowledge of healthcare that was gained in the CNA course.  The training introduces advanced patient care skills, professional skills development, and hands on lab and clinical training at laboratory or at area hospitals.

Some patient care technician training schools in Arkansas address patient care needs and the techniques that are unique to acute care hospitals. The training programs may offer CPR Certification.

The Arkansas patient care technician duties may include

  • Assisting with wound care,
  • Testing venipuncture specimens,
  • Performing EKG’s
  • Advanced CNA Skills

Many of the Arkansas patient care technician training programs require that the applicants have one of the following prior to enrolling. 

Be listed on the state registry as an ArkansasCertified Nursing Assistant,
Have completed an Arkansas approved CNA course, or have
Completed the first semester of a nursing class
Arkansas Residental Assisted Living Association

NorthWest Arkansas Community College,
One College Drive 
Bentonville, AR
479) 63-NWACC

PRN Medical Services
4500 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903
Office: 479-785-9222
Toll Free: 800-500-9295

Arkansas Northestern College
contact: Jackson Neil
Allied Health Director/
PCT Instructor
870.824.6253 - Blytheville
870.239.3200 - Paragould

Petra Allied Health
P.O. Box 6611
Springdale, AR
479.750.9876  ext 2
800.785.9876  ext 2

Petra Allied Health
Ft. Smith Campus Greenpointe Center
4300 Rogers Ave, Suite 42
Ft. Smith, AR 72903
(479) 424-1176

Arkansas Patient Care Technician Training

Schools That Offer Patient Care Technician Training in Arkansas