Patient Care Technician Training in Clearwater
Learn to work alongside physicians and nurses to provide healthcare.
Patient care technicians often provide comfort and care for people experiencing health crises or chronic illnesses. They typically work with patients on small, daily tasks that make a difference in the long run. These include taking vital signs, helping with tasks such as bathing and moving, performing administrative duties, completing lab work, and more. The field is in need of dedicated and empathetic technicians who can help doctors and healthcare professionals provide compassionate care.
UMA’s Patient Care Technician program also includes a 180-hour unpaid externship under supervision in a medical office or clinic. During this time, you’ll get real-world, hands-on training. It’s a great way to learn the practical skills necessary for a career as a patient care technician.
In addition to career training, UMA’s Patient Care Technician program preps you for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam which is required by most organizations in this field. Your UMA courses will also provide preparation for the Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) and Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exams.