Patient Care Technology/Medical Assisting


The Patient Care Technology/Medical AssistingProgram is an eight-month program designed to train students to a level in patient care technology that prepares them for certification and employment as a PCT.  This course offers students training in anatomy and basic science, CPR, First Aid, Phlebotomy, EKG, and patient care technology,  Certificates available in this course include:  Nurse Aid, Phlebotomy, and Electrocardiogram.  The diploma obtainable upon completion of the program is Patient Care Technician.





Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 8 Months
Clock Hours 864
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $2,672.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,453.50

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nurse Aid432Certificate
Patient Care Technician864Diploma

All prospective applicants will be required to score accepted levels on any one of the following exams:  Pass the HESI with a minimum score of 50 on Math and 60 on Reading or 9th grade or higher equivalency on TABE.  

Campus Locations

Bells Campus
6514 Hwy 412S
Bells, TN 38006


First Trimester: 
Nursing Assistant
AP & Medical Terminology
Nursing Assistant Clinical
Phlebotomy Clinical
Worker Characteristic
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Electrocardiography Clinical
Medical Assistant I


CPR Health Care Provider
Red-Cross First Aid
Nursing Assistant
Phlebotomy Technician
Electrocardiography Technician


Erica Lippard, LPN

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