Program Overview

This Patient Care Technician/ PCT program will prepare students for testing within the Certified Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy Tech and EKG Tech program offered at Northeast Medical Institute. The PCT Program is an entry level healthcare job which can lead a rewarding career in a hospital as a Patient Care Technician( PCT) or Patient Care Associate position. The PCT program consists of 3 parts:

  • Part 1– You must take the CNA program and then take Certified Nurse Aide State testing,
  • Part 2 – You must take the Phlebotomy program and then take your National Healthcareer Association CPT Exam,
  • Part 3 – You must take the EKG program and then finish with the National Healthcareer Association CPCT Exam to fulfill your PCT requirements.

Our PCT program is the ONLY 5-week program in all of Fairfield County and New Haven County.

Are you already a CNA and want a career upgrade? Take our PCT program to get more opportunities within a hospital setting.

Who Should Attend?

Northeast Medical Institute’s Patient Care Tech(PCT) course is designed for those who are seeking employment as a PCT or PCA. We highly recommend:

  • Pre-Pa/ Pre-Med College students
    We recommend Pre-Physician Assistant college students and Pre-Med college students who need to fulfill clinical hours to take our PCT program. Our PCT program will give you the best opportunities to add to your resume before applying to a Physician Assistant and Med School.
  • Individuals seeking a Career Change
    Are you looking for a career change and want to get your foot in the door in the Hospital? Our Patient Care Tec (PCT) course can start you out in the right direction to gain invaluable experience as a PCT.
  • Unemployed Individuals
    Are you unemployed and need to make money to pay bills? We offer financing to those who qualify through Paypal.

What Does a Patient Care Tech/ PCT/ PCA do?

  • PCT’s measure and record vitals.
  • PCT’s assist with all ADLs that CNAs perform on a daily routine.
  • PCT’s can draw blood from patients and also work in labs.
  • PCT’s can perform EKGs or ECGS on patients.