*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, 2013
Patient Care Technician Diploma
This program is offered in Albuquerque, NM; Phoenix, AZ; Tempe, AZ; and Tucson, AZ.
Welcome to the Brookline College Patient Care Technician Diploma Program. Congratulations on your decision to explore the rewarding career path of patient care! Patient care technicians work with doctors and nurses to provide patient care in a variety of health care environments.
Call us today or fill out the form to the left to get more information!
What will you learn at Brookline?
This program provides patient care technician training for entry-level positions to effectively function in the role of a patient care technician in a clinic, hospital, urgent care facility, rehabilitation facility or other health care environment. For detailed program information, click here. Students of our patient care training study topics that include: primary health care concepts, the role of the patient care technician, phlebotomy, physical and occupational therapy skills, and patient care skills, among other courses. Click here to view our catalog.
Brookline aims at giving students health care education and experience in a variety of classroom and procedural capacities, ensuring they receive a well-rounded diploma education. The Patient Care lab contains congruent materials and equipment that you may use on the job. Our program includes an externship where you will have the opportunity to act as a patient care tech firsthand, working closely with patients, doctors, nurses and other health care personnel.
Upon graduation, you will have the foundation to contribute to your employer in the areas of:
Basic Healthcare Concepts
The Role of the Patient Care Technician
Physical & Occupational Therapy
Patient Care Skills and,
Personal Care & Charting
Starting Your Career!
Graduates will have the opportunity to use their patient care education, skills and knowledge in such areas as patient interaction, medical office administration, pharmacology, laboratory practices, electrocardiography and clinical patient care practices. They will also be able to appropriately assess patient/client situations and intervene within their scope of practice. These skills can be applied in an urgent care setting, a hospital, rehabilitation facility or other clinical setting.
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics this field is expected to grow about 20% between 2010 and 2020, which is faster than average. The expected employment change is 302,000 jobs by the end of the decade!*
Additionally, our dedicated career services department – as well as our network in the local community – will ensure that you receive every available opportunity to interview for and attain the right job to move your career forward.
If you are interested in patient care technician certification in Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; Brookline College might be the health care school for you. Fill out the form on this page for more information about our patient care training.