Patient Care Technicians Are in Demand. Be Part of an Apprenticeship Training Program.

By on March 22, 2018
Patient Care Technician Program

Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) work alongside nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals to provide direct patient care in a hospital setting.

St. Louis Community College and St. Luke’s Hospital are collaborating on the design of a 9-week accelerated training program that combines classroom and lab instruction with hands-on clinical experience. The program starts on June 18, 2018, and is the first phase of a one year competency-based “earn and learn” training and mentorship program.

St. Luke’s Hospital is a U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeship sponsor and is hosting their first Patient Care Technician Apprenticeship Program.

The classroom instruction will be held on the Forest Park campus from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The clinical instruction takes place three days a week from 7:00 am to 7:30 pm at St. Luke’s Hospital.

What you will learn from this program

  • Perform basic patient care skills.
  • Demonstrate safe practices while caring for patients.
  • Apply generic healthcare knowledge.
  • Demonstrate workplace behavior skills.
  • Perform basic respiratory skills.
  • Perform basic clerical skills.

Instructional materials for this program will be provided through a variety of funding sources. There are no costs to students that qualify. Apply now for the class starting June 18, 2018.

For additional information contact Kevin Talbot at 314-539-5722.

About Kevin Talbot

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

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