Patient Care Technicians are in demand. The October 2018 class will fill quickly!

By on August 27, 2018
Patient Care Technician Program

Patient Care Technicians work as clinical partners in local hospitals. If you are interested in Nursing or the Health Sciences, this might be the profession that will make your career path flourish. 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 classroom instruction, held in our new facilities on the Forest Park campus, is 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The clinical instruction takes place three days a week from 6:45 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. in St. Louis-area hospitals.

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.

The cost of this program is $3,200 which includes tuition, lab fees and textbook. Student supplies are approximately $180 and cover the cost of scrubs, shoes and a wrist watch with second hand. Several funding sources are available to individuals that need financial assistance to participate in this program.

Apply now for the upcoming class starting October 22, 2018.

For additional information contact Mat Favre at 314-644-9691.

About Kevin Talbot

Kevin Talbot is a Project Manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College.

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