The Online Patient Care Technician Program

Provide general care and comfort for patients in one of the fastest-growing roles in healthcare.

You’ll always speak with a real human.
Our Career Advisors know their stuff. And they’re super nice.

The Online Patient Care Technician Program

Provide general care and comfort for patients in one of the fastest-growing roles in healthcare.

You’ll always speak with a real human.
Our Career Advisors know their stuff. And they’re super nice.

Patient Care Tech Training: A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success

You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment in our Patient Care Technician program, you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for. The best part is that you could take the first big step right now.

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    362 Training Hours (+100 Clinical Hours)

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    Complete in as Little as 12 Months

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    $31,500 Median Salary*

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    29% Predicted 10-Year Job Growth*

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Unleash your full potential for a more fulfilling life and career. We’ll help.

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3 Reasons to Complete Your Patient Care Technician Training With CareerStep

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Prepare to earn certification in twelve months.

This 462-hour training program includes 19 courses, preparation for the CPCT/A national certification exam, and a 100-hour externship experience. With full-time study, you'll finish your training in twelve months.

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Get hired soon.

Thanks to its thorough, expert-created content, CareerStep training sets you up for workplace success. Factor in the awesome job prospects for this role and this program’s a no-brainer.

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Positively impact patients’ lives.

Patient care technicians help patients with things most of us take for granted, including basic hygiene. This support makes a big difference in these patients’ lives.

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1. Start today.

Begin your training (and transformation) right now.

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2. Learn your way.

Complete your training on your own terms.

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3. Get hire-ready.

Prepare to take valuable certification exams.

Ready to Dive In?

Sign up online now to start the Patient Care Technician program.

What You’ll Learn

While studying patient care technician duties, you’ll complete patient care technician requirements with the knowledge needed to provide basic care and personal assistance to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, and hospice environments.

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Anatomy & Physiology Basics

Get an overview of basic bodily structures, functions, and developments.

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Patient Care Fundamentals

Learn how to provide proper care and oversight with regards to nutrition, sleep, wounds, vitals, and more.

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Navigating the Workplace

Understand patients’ rights, patient care ethics, professionalism and communication, and workplace safety.

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Exam Prep

Prepare for the final course exam, which positions you to pass the NHA’s Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) exam.

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