Patient Care Technician


The Patient Care Technician program is designed
to provide students with a thorough understanding
and skill ability to provide safe patient care in a
variety of healthcare settings. PCT is a multidisciplinary
technical assistant healthcare personnel
that is trained to provide basic nursing care
and medical skills under the supervision or direction
of a Physician, Advanced Practice Nurse,
Registered Nurse, or Licensed Practical Nurse.
The education for this program is provided with
both theory and clinical. As a Patient Care Technician,
you may perform some or all of the following

  • Obtain EKG readings and monitor vital signs
  • Perform phlebotomy procedures


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 8 Months
Clock Hours 864
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $2,672.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,375.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Certified Nurse Assistant120Certificate
Patient Care Technician864Diploma

Campus Locations

Wilson County Campus
415 Tennessee Blvd
Lebanon, TN 37087
Tri-County Extension Campus
2575 North Springs Rd
Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150


First Trimester: 
PCT 0001 Worker Characteristic
PCT 1010 Nursing Assistant
PCT 1020 AP & Medical Terminology
PCT 1030 Nursing Assistant Clinical
PCT 1040 Phlebotomy
PCT 1050 Phlebotomy Clinical
Second Trimester: 
PCT 0002 Worker Characteristic
PCT 2010 Electrocardiography
PCT 2020 Electrocardiography Clinical
PCT 2030 Medical Assistant I


Certified Nursing Assitant


Heidi Clayborn
615-547-1128 x212

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