The Patient Care Technician Online/Hybrid Program
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.
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.
Call 410-488-6600, or Email Us
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