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Patient Care Technician


FTC’s Patient Care Technician Diploma Program

Patient care technicians help sick or injured people under the supervision of doctors and nurses. They can have a wide range of duties depending upon the state and the place of work. Patient care technicians might take vital signs and administer catheters. Or they might help patients with eating or personal hygiene. It can be a great career for people who enjoy helping others. If you’re looking for a Patient Care Technician Program in Florida, Florida Technical College provides excellent training! Our program can teach you the knowledge and skills you’ll need to get started in the healthcare industry.

What you’ll study:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Lab Procedures
  • EKG
  • Physical/Occupational Therapy

Hands-On Experience with Externships

Aside from excellent classroom training, FTC’s Patient Care Technician program in Florida provides 160 hours of practical experience in a real medical setting.

Prepare for Certification

Certification is an important way to get ahead as a Patient Care Technician. Our program can help you prepare for national certifications like:
  • PCT
  • CPR
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • EKG Technician
  • Home Health Aid
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Career Opportunities

When you successfully complete the program, your Patient Care Technician Diploma will allow you to pursue entry-level employment in places like:
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Urgent care facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Cardiology centers
  • Rehabilitation centers

Find out if a career as a Patient Care Technician is right for you. 

Click on the “Request Information” button below. Or call your nearest FTC campus today to speak with a knowledgeable Florida Technical College Admissions Representative:
  • Central Florida: (844) 402-3337
  • South Florida: (844) 332-3409