What is a Patient Care Technician?
St. Petersburg College Workforce Education is offering a Patient Care Technician Program which provides hands-on assistance to serve patient’s needs, as well as work alongside doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers. This program will provide students with a strong foundation towards a healthcare career and/or pursuing a Nursing degree.
During this program students will learn the following tasks:
- Fundamental Nursing Skills - bed making, bathing, feeding, oxygen therapy, catheter care etc.
- Acquire, distribute and administer patient care supplies
- Perform safety checks and ensure cleanliness in patient rooms
- Accommodate the special needs of patients accordingly
- Obtain EKG readings and monitor vital signs
- Perform phlebotomy procedures
- Basic patient assessments
Please review the Admission document before registration: Click Here
Total # of Hours: 274
Class Schedule Dates/Times:
Zoom LIVE Online Lecture (12 weeks)
Zoom Class Date(s): January 31 – April 27
Days of the Week: Tuesdays/Thursdays
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Lab @ Midtown Campus (4 weeks)
Lab Date(s): May 2 - May 25, 2023
Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Clinical Skills Lab)
Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Clinical Skills Lab)
*NO CLASS March 14 and 16, 2023 -- Spring Break*
Lab Detailed Schedule PDF
Optional 80 Hour Externship:
*Please Note: Attendance is mandatory in order to sit for the NHA certification exam, and ALL coursework must be completed.
Christina Cox, 727-302-6597, email email@example.com
St. Petersburg College-Midtown Campus
1048 22nd Street S
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Bldg/Room:MT-106 and MT-106 (Clinical Skills Lab)
Class Fee: $ 2,499
• CPR Training (American Heart Association)
• NHA Study Prep Materials/Certification Exam Code
Fees are refundable if a student withdraws in writing prior to the first class meeting or prior to the second meeting of a class lasting more than one day. However, fees are not refundable once the student has logged in to the online content for the course.
All course materials (books, assessments, handouts, disks, unique online codes, etc.) must be returned, unused, within three days of the refund request in order for full refunds to be processed. If course materials are used or not returned within the three-day time period, a partial refund (the cost of course minus the cost of course materials) will be given.
For a refund, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org