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New Patient Care Technician Diploma Program
Remington College Memphis Campus offers new
Patient Care Technician Diploma Program
New program now enrolling
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (May 16, 2018) – Remington College Memphis Campus is expanding its offerings to students with its new Patient Care Technician Diploma Program. Enrollment is now open and classes start soon.
This program provides training in serving patients' basic needs and working alongside other healthcare professionals, including the basic elements of patient care and medical terminology.
This diploma program is divided into eight four-week academic periods, and it typically takes 32 weeks for full-time students to complete.1 Students will be
trained for a number of entry-level positions, including patient care technician, patient transporter, personal care aide, mental health technician, phlebotomist and medication aide in a variety of locations such as hospitals, long-term care facilities and home health agencies upon completion.2
When students successfully complete all program requirements, graduates will receive a Diploma in Patient Care Technician.
- Introduction to Health Care
- Basic Patient Care Technician Roles and Responsibilities
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Electrocardiography and Phlebotomy
- Rehabilitative Care and Therapeutic Modalities
- Capstone and Certification Preparation
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for nursing assistants and orderlies is expected to grow by 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, which is faster than the average for all occupations. About Remington College: Non-profit Remington College, headquartered in Lake Mary, FL, operates 15 college campuses throughout the United States offering career focused diploma, bachelor and associate degree programs in a variety of career fields. For more information, please visit remingtoncollege.edu. For the latest news about Remington College, visit facebook.com/remingtoncollege. Remington College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and other school administered programs.
1Program completion times may vary based on individual performance/circumstances. Individual results may vary.
2Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.