The Patient Care Technology/Medical AssistingProgram is an eight-month program designed to train students to a level in patient care technology that prepares them for certification and employment as a PCT. This course offers students training in anatomy and basic science, CPR, First Aid, Phlebotomy, EKG, and patient care technology, Certificates available in this course include: Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, and Electrocardiogram. The diploma obtainable upon completion of the program is Patient Care Technician.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||8 Months|
1000 Neal St
Cookeville, TN 38501
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 14,460
Current job openings per year: 2,190