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The Tukiendorf Training Institute Inc. offers a Patient Care Technician’s program for individual’s who desire to work in the medical field. Patient Care Technician’s work in: hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, as well as in the home health care setting.

General Objectives:

This course is designed to train Patient Care Technicians in the basic skills necessary to assist nurses in a variety of health care settings and to be efficient and effective heath care team members. In addition, to the Basic Nursing Assistant (CNA) training program, PCT’s also learn basic CPR as well as Phlebotomy and EKG technician requirements. This comprehensive program is designed to provide the student with basic nursing care theory and practical and clinical experience to work in a variety of healthcare environments. Classroom instruction and practicals will be held at Tukiendorf Training Institute, Inc. and the clinical portion will be held at local community-based clinics, medical offices and nursing homes.

Program Description:

Patient Care Technician’s must complete all 3 components of the program in order to be eligible to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) competency examination to become a CPCT. The program components are:

    * Basic Nursing Assistant (CNA)-component 1
    * Phlebotomy-component 2
    * EKG-component 3

Program Basics:

Comprehensive program with 3 separate components, 9 months to complete.

-Eligible to take 3 NHA examinations: Phlebotomy, EKG, CPCT.

-Eligible to take Illinois State CNA competency examination.

-Classes during the day, evenings and weekends.

To help ensure your success in passing the certification examination, you can repeat part or all of this course at no additional cost to you!

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