This program is designed to include classroom study and supervised clinical practice in health care facilities. The patient care technician student must complete the prescribed program of study and clinical experience and pass the state certification for CNA and national certification for Patient Care Technician and Medical Assistant.
Broad Units of Study include Nurse Aide, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, ECG Technichian, Phlebotomy, Dosage Calculations, Computer Concepts and Medical Assisting.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
200 Dover St.
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 14,460
Current job openings per year: 2,190