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 mandatory program information session – the sooner the better. Call 941.752.8100 to hear a list of dates and times for current program offerings.
3. 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