Our PCT program trains you to support nurses, doctors and other medical staff in caring for patients with varying physical and mental health needs. As a Patient Care Technician, you can be employed in lots of different healthcare settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, assisted living communities and more.
Under the supervision of a nurse another appropriate member of the care team, you will be trained to directly support patients during hospital stays and medical visits, to:
Provide quality patient care that includes emotional support and guidance
Obtain specimens, conduct tests, and record results
Check blood pressure, heart rate, and pulse on a regular basis
Monitor patient condition and provide updates to care-team
Monitor patients’ food and liquid intake
Escort patients to X-ray and other diagnostic imaging processes
Apply for our Patient Care Technician program today.
This course is structured with a course map that will guide you to complete the course on time. The course has audio presentations to keep you engaged in the learning process. You will see a number of quizzes within each module to evaluate your learning outcomes. Those quizzes and final exams will give you feedback about your progress into the course as you proceed from one module to another.
31 Course Modules
The course is composed of 8 modules. Each module has the information you need to successfully complete the course.
We have solved the problem of online learning by developing a unique Course Map Plan, which, if followed will lead to successful completion of the online course in the recommended time frame.
You can log into the online classroom anytime, anywhere at your convenience to view the lessons, take quizzes and all activities so long as you perform the required task within the allotted time.
Attendance & Grading
For each of the 8 modules, you will be assessed based on graded quizzes and your attendance.
Most of the presentations within the modules consist of well-prepared audio narrations to keep you well engaged throughout the learning process.
Midterm & Final Exams
To gauge the candidate's knowledge obtained by completing the modules, a mid-term and a final exam is available.
Each module has a stop and quiz section that would allow you to answer questions and also consolidate the information you have gained.
To make the learning process easy, you will find lots of videos created on a virtual blackboard for seamless engagement and easy understanding.
A complete module is dedicated towards competency skills required for the course.
How to Start the Program
To start an online program, you must register and make your payment to be provided with the login information. After registration and payment, you are to log into your courses and attend the Orientation 101. It is very mandatory that you attend the orientation 101 module.
You will have to attend each module in the course. Within each module, you will be required to take all quizzes. You will be graded for attending each module the accompanying quizzes within each module. You must attend and listen to all the lectures and take all the quizzes.
To complete the online modules of the program you are required to achieve a minimum of 70% on all quizzes and satisfy a 100% attendance. It is recommended that you follow the course plan to complete the program on time.
Any student having any problems with the online class should call the school, at:
410-488-6600, or 1-845-666-0116
(Students calling this number must identify themselves as students of Health Focus, Inc.)
Technical difficulties may include, but not limited to:
Logging into the online course
Being timed out of course activities
Inability to navigate or use the course web site tools