Are you detail-oriented and good with people? Are you already trained in an allied health career and want to progress your career, build on your skills or become more competitive for employment?
The Patient Care Technician Program at Manhattan Institute is designed to advance your career in an already growing industry. The Manhattan Institute will prepare you to work in countless settings, including hospitals, nursing homes and medical offices of all kinds. Additionally, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Patient Care Technicians is expected to grow rapidly in the next few years, and the profession is listed as one of the U.S. Department of Labor's "Bright Outlook" occupations.
U.S. Department of Labor
Commonly Asked Questions
What is a Patient Care Technician?
The Patient Care Technician is a valuable member of the allied health care team. Because of the increasing shortage of trained health care professionals, hospitals are often using the Patient Care Technicians to handle patient care that was previously handled by other medical professionals.
The Patient Care Technician course is at the Manhattan Institute is designed for the Nursing Assistant/Aide who wants to progress his or her career, improve on his or her current skills and become a more competitive candidate for employment.
What does the Patient Care Technician course entail?
The Patient Care Technician course is a comprehensive 120-hour course. Course subjects include:
- Vital Signs
- Medical Terminology
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Patient Preparation
- Blood Collection Techniques
- Specimen Collection
- OSHA Standards
- Universal precautions