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
  • Applicants must have successfully completed the Certified Nursing Assistant Program, to be admitted into the Patient Care Technician courses.
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