Patient Care Technician (CNA+)

Program Content: The program includes, but is not limited to Health Science Core curriculum, Medical Terminology, Emergency Care, Patient Care Procedures, Nutrition, Aging Process and Gerontology, Infection Control and CPR (Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation).Graduates of this program may earn up to 165 hours that are transferrable to Manatee Technical College’s Practical Nursing Program and are prepared to earn the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) certification.

How to Apply: Attend an Information Session held monthly. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a recorded message for dates and times. ~ 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34211. Arrange to take the TABE test at one of our four campuses. Before doing so, register in the school database at: Next, download and fill out this form: PCT Complete Website Packet. Next, complete a level two FBI live-scan fingerprinting background check by calling 941.780.6161. Finally, make an appointment with the career counselor by dialing the number below.

Length of Program: 600 hours – approximately one year for high school dual enrolled students.

Job Placement Rate: 100%

Download Program Information Sheet

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet:Patient Care Technician (H170694)

For More Information: Contact Kathleen Matthews at 941.752.8100 x 2127, Email