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Patient Care Technician Diploma Program



Patient Care TechnicianWith Patient Care Technician Training at FCC you can enter the exciting, challenging and ever-changing health care field. Patient Care Technicians, also known as Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) and Home Health Aides (HHA), after obtaining appropriate certification, work in a variety of settings that include homes, hospitals, offices, and living facilities. As a Patient Care Technician, you are part of a team that provides health care services and is responsible for a patient’s care, well-being and recovery. Our program is designed to give you a comprehensive Patient Care Technician Training, focusing on essential skill building that includes Occupational Therapy, Radiology, Respiratory and Geriatric Skills, advanced home health aide and CPR training and HIV/AIDS Awareness training.

Why Become a Patient Care Technician?

  • Short program-only 10 months
  • In demand as Baby Boomers age
  • Very hands-on practical medical/clinical oriented training
  • Location: Florida has a high elderly population
  • Healthcare/Wellness is currently the #1 growth field in the country (2008 – Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • The field allows a flexible work schedule and an option of self employment
  • The industry exists across the US and abroad.

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Highlights of Patient Care Technician Training Curriculum

  • Respiratory Therapy Aide and equipment training
  • Use of microscopes, radiology and basic lab equipment
  • Emphasis on Geriatric skills
  • Occupational Therapy Aide training
  • Basic understanding of the structure and function of the body systems
  • Understanding and recording vital signs
  • Understanding of the basic principles of nutrition
  • Training to assist patients with mobility and range of motion exercises
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness Training
  • Communication skills with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals


Florida Career College 6058 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33417 Tel: 888-852-7272

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