Patient Care Technology/Medical Assisting


The mission of the Patient Care Technology/Medical Assisting Program is to prepare the student for a career in the health care field in the areas of Certified Nursing Assistant, EKG Technician, Phlebotomy and Medical Assisting. The goal would be to provide the learning experiences including the technical instruction and skill development to enable graduates of the program to obtain the knowledge and experience necessary to secure licensure and become gainfully employed. The technician is mainly focused on working closely with patients, in conjunction with nurses and physicians to perform multiple medical tasks. The student completing the year long program will be trained in both clinical and administrative work, with responsibilities in multiple medical areas such as a lab, telemetry unit, exam room and the front office. May also perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. 


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,119.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $700.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nursing Assistant120Certificate
Patient Care Technician864Diploma
Medical Assistant1296Diploma

Campus Locations

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


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
Third Trimester: 
PCT 0003 Worker Characteristics
PCT 3010 Math Meds
PCT 3020 Clinical
PCT 3030 Medical Assistant II


Certified Nursing Assitant


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