54 Quarter Credits
720 Clock Hours
The objective of the Patient Care Technician Program is to train students to properly and successfully work alongside doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in a variety of functions and environments. Students will learn healthcare concepts, basic administrative skills, physical and occupational therapy, phlebotomy and echocardiography, as well as patient care skills. Students will be trained to assist patients in hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, or long-term care facilities upon graduation from the program.
Dade Medical College’s Patient Care Technician Program seeks to provide students with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in patient care technology that will prepare them to obtain a variety of entry-level positions in such fields as Patient Care Assistant / Technician, Nursing Assistant, and Home Health Aide, among others. The curriculum ensures that students will be evaluated on their competency-based performance by highly qualified and professional faculty. The student will be issued a diploma upon successful completion of the program, meeting all course requirements and fulfilling all financial obligations to Dade Medical College.
Normal Time to complete the program: Approximately 1 year
On-time graduation rate for completers: Program does not have graduates for academic year 2011-2012
Occupation by Name: Nursing Assistants
SOC Code: 31-1014.00
Program Cost: $9,050 (registration fee - $50)
Placement Rate: Program does not have any graduates for academic for academic year 2011-12.
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