Patient Care Technician
Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) in Patient Care Technician
The Certificate of Technical Studies in Patient Care Technician is a selective-admission program created for students who are interested in working in a clinical setting of the healthcare field. The program curricula has been aligned to meet the Department of Health and Hospital (DHH) and industry standards. Upon completion of obtaining the certificate, students will be eligible to take the NHA-EKG or Phlebotomy Exam (National Healthcare Association Electrocardiogram or Phlebotomy) and Certified Nursing Assistant Exam. Interested students should note that they must apply and be admitted to this program. Submission of an application does not guarantee admission to the Patient Care Technician program. Students who have not yet applied for admission to the program may still complete the required general education courses for the program. All courses applied to the certification must be passed with a ‘C’ or better. Developmental courses may not be applied to the degree. Courses are taken as a cohort. Students who do not satisfy the course requirements will not be eligible to progress and will require readmission into the program. Also, students will be required to complete the required externship hours to satisfy industry standards.
Interested? Please complete the Contact Information Survey. Once complete, a representative from the Allied Health Department will contact you and you will receive an invitation for Open House Meetings.
Ready to Apply? Step One: Complete the online RPCC Application for Admission
Step 2: Complete the Practical Nursing Application process
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