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Rhode Island Patient Care Technician Training

The health care field in Rhode Island has evolved over the years and new areas of specialization have developed, many that provide different career choices. One of these career choices for trainees is the patient care technician training. 

The Rhode Island patient care technician schools combines nursing assistant basic knowledge with additional applied skills and tasks that are mastered in the classroom and in the laboratory.

The PCT in Rhode Island work under the direct supervision of nursing or other healthcare medical staff to provide a more advanced patient care then certified nursing assistant. The technicians perform many skills such as clinical skills, blood collection, EKGs, catheterization, recording vital signs and more.

So if this is a career that interests you, start searching for training programs at colleges in Rhode Island.  Individuals should start with the local community based colleges and those offer health industry education.  Some local hospitals might also offer their own patient care technician training classes.


PCT Classes in Rhode Island
911 Programs Inc
1275 Ministerial Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
401-789-5486
www.911Programs.com

Bastien Academy Inc
120 Amaral Street
East Providence, RI 02915
(401) 369-9174
www.bastienacademy.com

Comprehensive Educational Services
807 Broad Street
Suite 300, MB 21
Providence, RI 02907
401-369-8458
www.ces-health.com