Patient Care Technician Course

Patient Care Technician Course
Code: PCT240-MH
Campus: Manhattan
Cost: $2145
Hours: 240
Credits: None
Classes: 2 (view classes)
A Patient Care Technician (PCT) is generally found in the following settings: Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Outpatient Medical Clinics and Private practices. Patient Care Technician will spend the majority of time performing clinical duties related to patient care. The PCT may take a patients vitals sign, administer medications, perform phlebotomy and EKGs duties. PCT may also assist patients with certain aspects of their physical therapy or rehabilitation exercises.



Jan 8 – Feb 28, 2018

Mon, Tue:09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Wed - Fri:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Section A

Class ID: 000283
Location: ASA College

Feb 21 – Apr 11, 2018

Mon - Fri:09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Section A

Class ID: 000314
Location: ASA College

Program Description

This program provides instruction in Role of Nursing Assistant, Caring of the Older Person, Safety and Infection Control, Body Mechanics, Nutrition and Fluids, Emergency Care, Abuse Prohibition, Phlebotomy Essentials, Blood Collection procedures, Electrophysiology basics. Course Length:  240 Hour(s)

Program Covers

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical terminology
  • Disease Processes
  • Blood Borne Diseases HIV/AIDS, HBV
  • Infection Control
  • Vital Signs
Patient Care Skills:
  • Moving and Assisting Patients and Clients
  • From Dressing to Feeding Patients
  • Patient Cleanliness
  • Providing Personal and Catheter Care
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Emergency Care

EKG Modalities:
  • EKG Equipment and Supplies
  • EKG Interpretation
  • Specialized Procedures related to EKG Safety Considerations
 Phlebotomy Procedures
  • Blood collection
  • Drawing blood
  • Equipment Assembly (needles, gauze, tourniquet, cotton, alcohol)
  • Application of tourniquet, location of vein
  • Labeling and storage of blood container 

Program Includes

Theoretical Part: lectures, assignments and demonstrations in a school lab;
Practical Skills: externship in a nursing facility;    


High School Diploma /GED or the ability to pass the entrance exam.


Photo ID, Social Security Card, Immunization Record.

Flexible payment plans available.

Job Placement Assistance

Our hope is that you will be motivated to advance further in your career and will enroll into our HealthCare degree programs. High graduation rate at ASA is indicative of the success of our comprehensive approach to education!