No-Cost Patient Care Technician Training Starts February 13, 2017. Classes fill quickly.

By on October 13, 2016
Patient Care Technician Training

Updated on Nov. 2, 2016 with new class date.

Patient Care Technicians work as clinical partners in local hospitals. If you are interested in Nursing or Allied Health, this might be the profession that will make your career path flourish. And, costs for tuition and books for this training program are covered. Take advantage of this training opportunity which satisfies the requirements of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP).

The Patient Care Technician non-credit training program combines six weeks of intensive classroom instruction with three weeks of clinical practice. The hours for classroom instruction are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The clinical instruction, held in St. Louis-area hospitals, is held three days a week from 6:45 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

What you will learn from this program

  • How to perform basic patient care skills.
  • Demonstrate safe practices while caring for patients.
  • How to apply generic healthcare knowledge.
  • Demonstrate workplace behavior skills.
  • How to perform basic respiratory skills.
  • How to perform basic clerical skills.

All instructional materials for this program are entirely grant funded. There are no costs to the student.

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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