PCT program accepting applications for summer

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The Northeast Texas Community College Patient Care Technician (PCT) Program is currently accepting applications for its upcoming summer cohort. Students can train for an exciting and versatile healthcare career in just 10 weeks!

The PCT Program prepares students for an entry-level position as patient care technician. The program provides competency in the fundamentals of patient care and basic nursing skills, imparting the knowledge and skills, required of certified nursing aides, in addition to training in basic EKG and phlebotomy. Program graduates, will be eligible to obtain a Nursing Aide Certification, a Patient Care Technician Certification, a Phlebotomy Certification, and an EKG Technician certification, upon successfully passing the applicable certification examinations. Graduates will be qualified for employment at hospitals, nursing homes, clinics or at any health care institution under the supervision of a licensed practical or registered nurse. The college awards a certificate upon completion of this program.

To learn more and apply, visit ntcc.edu/pct or contact Emily Mikel at emikel@ntcc.edu or 903-434-8369.