Patient Care Technician (PCT) Training

CNA Certification Required

7.2 Week Classes!
CNA/PCT Combo Classes Also Available

Course Description

Our Patient Care Technician program is designed to prepare you to take the National Exam. Patient Care Technicians work closely with patients in most cases directly under the supervision of a nurse or physician.

The PCT training you will receive at ACI includes, but is not limited to: blood pressure, heart rate, pulse, administer medications, and acquiring blood samples. The course includes 30 classroom blood draws, as well as 10 EKG performed on fellow students.

Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to take National Exams in Phlebotomy, Electrocardiogram (EKG), and Patient Care Technician (PCT).

Course Requirements

Due within first 2 weeks of class

  • 18 years of age
  • BP Cuff/Stethoscope (ACI sells for $40)
  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Basic Life Support - Heartsaver for Healthcare Providers -offered at ACI for $80
  • CNA Certification certificate required 

Course Schedule

 

Day Classes - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

9.8 Weeks - 29 Days

9:00am - 5:00pm

Start DateCompletion Date
February 6, 2024April 11, 2024   (NO Class Feb. 22 - March 20)
March 21, 2024May 1, 2024
April 16, 2024June 20, 2024   (NO Class May 2 - May 29)

Evening Classes - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

8 Weeks - 29 Days

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  

Start DateCompletion Date
March 11, 2024May 14, 2024
April 17, 2024August 6, 2024  (NO Class May 15 - June 27)
July 1, 2024September 3, 2024

 

Tuition

Patient Care Technician (PCT) Class

$1500 - Tuition after deposit: INCLUDES books, Scrub top (students required to wear black scrub pants), supplies and background check

  • $1000 - Deposit
  • $215 -   Weekly or $430 bi-weekly payment plan (first payment due one week prior to the start of class)

CNA/PCT Combo Class

$2000 - Tuition after deposit:  INCLUDES books, scrub top (students required to wear black scrub pants), supplies and background check

  • $1000 - Deposit
  • $200 weekly or $400 bi-weekly

 ****CNA class must be taken prior to the PCT portion 

 

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