HOW TO ENROLL IN PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN (PCT) PROGRAM

May 30, 2019

Patient Care Technician program (common abbreviation is PCT) consists of two (2) modules:

  • Phlebotomy – 75 hours
  • EKG – 50 hours

Entrance Requirements:

  1. You must have at least HS/GED diploma
  2. Have graduated from Nurse Aide Assistant (CNA) program and have a graduation certificate
  3. You must have a valid NYS CNA certificate

After you graduate from PCT program, you will be eligible to schedule three (3) NHA Certification exams:

Check a list of all certification exams you can take after you complete our programs

Question: Can I enroll separately in Phlebotomy and EKG?

Answer: You can enroll in Phlebotomy program and receive a Phlebotomy graduation certificate and you can enroll separately in EKG program and receive EKG graduation certificate. You do not need to complete CNA program in order to enroll in Phlebotomy/EKG. You will be able to schedule both CPT and CET certification exams, but you will not be eligible to schedule CPCT exam and to become Certified Patient Care Technician.

Patient Care Technician salaries in NY

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