Patient Care Technician

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

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  • 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 Location Instructor
Nurse Aide for Health Care NURA 1001 ITEC D3A-143 Margarita Covarrubias
Clinical-Nurse Assistant NURA 1060 ITEC D3A-143 Margarita Covarrubias
Patient Care Technician/Assistant NUPC 1020 ITEC D3A-143 Margarita Covarrubias
Patient Care Assistant/Aide NUPC 1060 TBA Margarita Covarrubias
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