Patient Care Technician

Certified Nursing Program

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Starting average pay in the state of Texas for Patient Care Technicians is between $30,000 and $35,000 annually.

Course Description
  • Students will learn the basic nursing principles and advanced nurse aid skills to successfully render service to all types of patients.
  • Establish a safe and supportive environment for the patient through ethical and legal responsibilities, effective communication, observation skills, fire safety, infection control, CPR, EKG, and phlebotomy practices.
  • Secure employment in the health care industry.
Employment Opportunities
    • Hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities
Program Enrollment Requirements
Course Information
Course Name Course Number Hours Location Instructor
Nurse Aide for Health Care NURA 1001 64 ITEC D3A-143 Margarita Covarrubias
Clinical-Nurse Assistant NURA 1060 48 ITEC D3A-143 Margarita Covarrubias
Patient Care Technician NUPC 1020 96 ITEC D3A-143 Margarita Covarrubias
Electrocardiography ECRD 1011 80 ITEC D3A-143 Margarita Covarrubias
Phlebotomy PLAB 1023 64 ITEC D3A-143 Margarita Covarrubias
Tuition: $4,500


Hours Contact Us Location
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Margarita Covarrubias – PCT Instructor
Email Us: [email protected]
Phone: (956) 295-3738
ITEC Center
301 Mexico Blvd.
Brownsville, Texas