Patient Care Technology/Medical Assisting


The Patient Care Technology/Medical Assisting Program is an eight-month program designed to train students to a level in patient care technology that prepares them for certification and employment as a PCT.  This course offers students training in anatomy and basic science, CPR, First Aid, Phlebotomy, EKG, and patient care technology. Certificates available in this course include:  Nurse Aid, Phlebotomy, and Electrocardiogram.  The diploma obtainable upon completion of the program is Patient Care Technician.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 8 Months
Clock Hours 864
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $2,746.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,465.50

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nurse Aid432Certificate
Patient Care Technician864Diploma

Campus Locations

Bells Instructional Service Center
6514 Highway 412
Bells, TN 38006


First Trimester: 
Nursing Assistant
AP & Medical Terminology
Nursing Assistant Clinical
Phlebotomy Clinical
Worker Characteristic
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Electrocardiography Clinical
Medical Assistant I

Books and Supplies Lists


Erica Lippard, L.P.N.

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