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Patient Care Technician

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. 513902

Description

Student received basic patient care train during the four-week Certified Nursing Assistant Class. Each student will receive additional training in Phlebotomy and Electrocardiology (EKG).  Completion of the course will allow each student to take the National Exam to become a Nationally Certified Patient Care Tech.  The student is ALSO eligible to take the State's Certification Exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant  and the National Healthcareers Association's National Exam to become a Nationally Certified Patient Care Technician.   The increase a student employment options to include Long-Term care facilities and hospitals. Typically, having a license in additional to the Certificate of Proficiency will increase the students employment options and wage potential. 


Tuition will cover the both licenses for two years. 

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

6

Hours

130

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

ARKANSAS College of Health Careers

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

Yes

Training Location(s)

9714 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas

Local WIB

5005 - City of Little Rock

Name of Credential

National Certified Patient Care Technician

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

None.

Refund Policy

Yes.  Student complete withdrawal form.. Refund is based on Arkansas College of Health Careers Handbook.  

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - NHA

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$48.00

Testing/Exam Fees

$155.00 Testing fees must be paid to the National Healthcareers Association and HD Masters prior to the students testing.

In-State/District Tuition

$2,000.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$2,000.00

Registration Fee

$50.00

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$122.00 Gloves, masks, bandages, gauze, needles (varies sizes), lancets, blood tubes, tube holders, electrodes, alcohol wipes, sanitizer

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,375.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$2,375.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-9097.00Phlebotomists
$17.00 per hour
Required Certification: National License as a Patient Care Technician
31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$16.00 per hour
Required Certification: National License as Patient Care Technician

Provider Status

Approved

Address

9714 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

Phone Number

(501) 319-7573

Fax Number

(501) 954-8806

Web Address

http://www.achc.us

Last Updated

Oct 06, 2022

Created

Aug 31, 2022

Renewal

Sep 21, 2023