Patient Care Technician

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  are prepared to earn the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) certification.

1. Apply to Manatee Technical College here:
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 Program Information Sheet

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

Required Books and Materials: Patient Care Technician

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

ATI-TEAS Testing

Frequently Asked Questions & Study Aids: TEAS Test FAQ & Study Aids
Practice Quiz:

Call 941.751.7900 x 1173 to schedule.