Multi- Skilled Patient Care Technician™
New Career Training Institute (NCTI) Patient Care Technician Program Overview and Structure
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Classes start every 6-Weeks. Day & Evening and Weekend Clinicals are Available!
New Career Training Institutes blended 200-hour Patient Care Technician, with Phlebotomy, Lab Assistant, and EKG program is designed to teach individuals about the profession of Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy, Lab Assistant and EKG. It will prepare them for the National Certification Exams and entry level Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, Lab Assistant and EKG positions in health care facilities such as hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and physician group practices.
Patient care technicians have a variety of opportunities available to them. They may work in numerous settings, such as hospitals, home health care agencies, rehabilitation centers, dialysis facilities and assisted living facilities.
The Patient Care Technician program at NCTI prepares graduates for a career in the health care field, such as a:
- Hospital caregiver
- Emergency department technician
- Patient advocate
- Burn technician
- Dialysis technician
- ECG monitoring technician
- Rehabilitation center technician
The program is taught through Remote learning, lectures, hands on laboratory exercises and an externship. This may include the use of “zoom” for live classes and/or prerecorded lectures. The mandatory externship component is an additional 100 hours (mandatory). This is a condensed class and students need to be prepared to spend several hours each week completing homework, and preparing for quizzes, and exams in order to be successful in the program. This course utilizes computer applications routinely.* Regular computer and internet access are vital to success. On average, students spend around 4-6 hours per week on homework and other activities (reading, studying, etc.) outside of the classroom (which is approximately 9 hours a week).
Patient Care Technician’s are a vital component of any health care team. They are crucial in helping patients feel at ease and helping them understand physicians’ instructions, while at the same time relieving physicians from many administrative and clinical duties.
With New Career Training Institute’s 4-in-1 Patient Care Technician with Phlebotomy, Lab Assistant and EKG Program, you’ll get exceptional Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy and EKG Technician training. By the end of this 200-hour program you’ll be well-prepared to enter the workforce, graduating from a reputable school with four certifications. Become a highly sought-after and competitive job candidate!
The 2oo-Hour* Patient Care Technician with Phlebotomy, Lab Assistant and EKG Program at NCTI teaches you the clinical and administrative duties needed for successful entry into the medical field.
The NCTI Patient Care Technician with Phlebotomy, Lab Assistant and EKG program consists of three components:
- Administrative skills training
- Clinical skills training
- 100-hour clinical externship (all externships are held during the day time, Monday through Friday, for morning, day, and evening track Patient Care Technician with Phlebotomy, Lab Assistant and EKG classes)
Our program is divided into 25 learning units called modules. The first 15 modules are classroom modules and each module stands alone as a unit of study and is not dependent upon the completion of any previous or subsequent module.
After you move through the first 15 learning units, you’ll complete a 100-hour clinical externship at health care facilities such as hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and physician group practices. This externship is a resume booster that provides you with first-hand experience, so you’ll graduate with confidence in your skills and abilities.
Topics covered during the Patient Care Technician with Phlebotomy, Lab Assistant and EKG Program include:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Medical terminology
- Laboratory techniques
- Clinical and diagnostic procedures
- Medication administration
- Medical law and ethics
- Computer software applications
- Bookkeeping and accounting
- Medical billing and insurance processing
Practical instruction provides hands–on training in vital-signs testing, venipuncture and patient preparation for exams and procedures which are all verified through a skills check-off system.
Prepare for 4 Certifications: Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, Lab Assistant and EKG Technician!
Most employers now require Patient Care Technician to have the CPT certification, also referred to as a “license to draw blood.” So NCTI offers a comprehensive 5-in-1 Medical Assistant with Phlebotomy Program that prepares students to become a CPT Phlebotomist. Our friendly staff will support you through the entire application process. Our program prepares you to become a more marketable Medical Assistant on the job market with 4 certifications:
- National Certified Patient Care Technician
- Nationally Certified EKG Technician
- Nationally Certified Phlebotomy Technician
- National Certified Lab Assistant
Out-of-pocket Student Costs Associated with the Course but not Included in Tuition
- National Certification fee $0.00
- Textbooks and workbooks included $0.00
- Lab coat and scrubs is approximately $0.00
- Uniform $0.00
- Total Cost $5000
The NCTI is an approved NHCWA/NHA testing site. Exams are scheduled 1 weeks after completing the program. National exams are only held on weekends at the NCTI Campus locations.