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Patient Care Technician
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The Patient Care Technician (PCT) training program in Colorado was created to properly train students to be employed in a wide range of health care settings. The trainee gain specialized expertise to provide highly effective professional medical assistance to individuals. The PCT program prepares a student to succeed as an entry-level patient care technician in a medical clinic, hospital facility, nursing home or long-term care facility. Participants will learn methods to perform basic laboratory procedures, carry out electrocardiograms, check vital signs, contribute to medical exams, and conduct phlebotomy skills.

These classes are a mixture of lecture and practical exercises in a demonstration laboratory along with actual laboratory settings. Upon successful accomplishment of this program, the student is qualified to take the State Nurse’s Aide Certification examination along with the national official certifications examinations for EKG, Phlebotomy and Patient Care Tech. Every one of the curriculums must be completed to obtain the PCT Certificate.

Students will be required to complete and pass the states criminal background check, a drug screen and provide evidence of immunizations before starting internships/clinical experiences. Students not able to accomplish these requirements will not be qualified to begin the process of the program.
Community College of Aurora
CentreTech Campus
16000 E. CentreTech Pkwy
Aurora, CO 80011
303-360-4700

US Career Institute, INC
2001 Lowe St
Fort Collins, CO  80525
866.871.2136
www.uscareerinstitute.com/pctoutline.asp

Colorado Patient Care Technician Training

Patient Care Technician Classes in Colorado