The Patient Care Technician Program is a Midland College dual credit – Level 1 Certificate (15 credit hours). It is offered to students who have completed the Health Science Foundations. It starts with 11th grade spring semester with Nurse Aide training and continues into 12th grade with Phlebotomy, EKG Tech and Patient Care Tech training. A PCT provides patient support in an acute care facility like a hospital. They have competencies beyond that of a Nurse Aide, with the scope of a variety of patients ranging from pediatrics to emergency room and critical care. STUDENT VIDEO
The Pharmacy Tech Program is a continuing education sequence of courses offered to 12th grade students who have completed the Health Sciences Foundations. The content is a comprehensive study of pharmacology and medication preparation. In this program you will have the opportunity to participate in clinicals at local facilities to practice skills. This is a good option for a student who has the goal of becoming a Pharmacist, Physician, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner as it will provide a broad understanding of medication treatment modalities.