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.
1. Apply to Manatee Technical College here: https://manateetech.edu/apply-now
2. Attend a program information session. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a list of dates and times for current program offerings.
3. Next, complete a level two FBI live-scan fingerprinting background check by calling 941.780.6161.
4. Contact the Career Counselor below when completed.
Length of Program: 600 hours – approximately one year for high school dual enrolled students.
Job Placement Rate: 100%
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Patient Care Technician (H170694)
For More Information: Contact Kathleen Matthews at 941.752.8100 x 2127, Email