Another New Program Approved by TEXAS work Force Commission at American Medical Institute Inc SO835
Patient Care Technician Program 600 hours of classroom, laboratory and Clinical Instruction Bilingual.
Instruction Days: Four Eight hours a week for Four months and two and a half weeks
Length Of Course is 18 3/4 weeks (100 hours credit shall be given to people who have completed a Nurse Aide program, Cost of the 100 hours shall also be discounted)
Requirements: High school or GED.
Ability to pass the in house Admission test
This class is offered in Spanish and English. (Spanish students are offered some opportunities to improve their spoken and written English at no extra cost.)
• Lessons Include but not limited to the following
• Records and information processing
• Patient care techniques
• Medical terminology
• Laboratory procedures
• Healthcare Law and Ethics
• BLS and ACLS
• Care Of Clients in all settings and all stages of life cycle
• EKG training
• Phlebotomy training
• Reading and Writing tailored to need
Upon completion or even while still in the program Interested students are supported to take the Nurse Aide (Certified nurse aide test for Texas. Also upon completion of EKG and Phlebotomy besides the TWC school certification, students may sit for the national Certification thru MEDCA Total of 3 permits all very viable for employment.)
Popular Career Options
Patient care technicians and nursing assistants work for hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, rehabilitation clinics, long-term care facilities and in-home care providers.
Employment Outlook and Salary Information
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), employment for nursing assistants is expected to grow 21% between 2012 and 2022. Most of the growth is in response to the growing elderly population and the number of patients entering long-term care facilities. The median salary for nursing assistants was $25,100 in 2014.
Very flexible payment plans
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