Patient Care Technician (NHA Certified)
Complete Certificate with Seven (7) Course components:
• CPR (AHX-100)
• Standard First Aid (AHX-183)
• EKG (AHX-170)
• Phlebotomy (AHX-171)
• Medical Terminology (AHX-179)
• Cultural Competency (MBX-006)
• Certified Nursing Assistant (NUX-200)
Existing CNA eligible for waiver with price reduction per test assessment.
AHX-176 7 classes / $4295 Bundle Pricing only available at initial time of registration.
Plus $20 registration fee each semester & $149 additional fee for NHA Exam.
Review & Exam scheduled as needed.
Partial Payment Schedule available for Bundle Pricing Program Package.
50% due at initial time of registration & 50% due at end of semester.
Refund Policy: Requests calculated by subtracting individual course costs from bundle rate prior to second class meeting.
For more information please contact Victoria Duic @ (718) 281-5695 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Discounts not available for this program.
Patient Care Technician
What Patient Care Technicians Do:
Patient Care Technicians are multi-disciplinary technical workers trained to provide basic nursing assistant care as well as other skilled functions. The disciplines included in the program at Queensborough Community College include seven core competencies in CPR, Standard First Aid, EKG, Phlebotomy, Medical Terminology, Cultural Competency, and Certified Nursing Assistant. After completing the program students can take the certification exam from the NHA and become a Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT). They work at hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, labs and doctors’ offices.
Salary can vary for this occupation depending on several factors including experience and qualifications, which can have different requirements depending on the employer.
The estimated NY salaries are below:
Median Hourly Wage: $16.51 in NYS
Median Annual Wage: $34,300 in NYS
The lowest 10% earn $9.89/hr. & $20,600/year
Median Hourly Wage: $16.20 in NYS
Median Annual Wage: $33,700 in NYS
The lowest 10% earn $11.14/hr. & $23,200/year
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of nursing assistants and orderlies is projected to grow +16% from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Because of the growing elderly population, many nursing assistants and orderlies will be needed in long-term care facilities.