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Patient Care Technician
Diploma Program

Learn effective patient care, medical terminology, and anatomy and physiology.

Length: *
8 Months

Memphis, TN

2710 Nonconnah Blvd
Memphis, TN 38132

(901) 345 -1000

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The Patient Care Technology Experience
at Remington College in Memphis, TN

Remington College’s Patient Care Technician diploma program can help you take the first step toward a career in the healthcare industry as a Patient Care Technician, Nursing Assistant, or Nurse Aide.*

In as few as 8 months, our Patient Care Technician training will give you the skills and knowledge needed to provide direct care for patients.*

Because Patient Care Technicians work closely with patients, people who are attentive, compassionate, and have effective communication skills may enjoy a rewarding and fulfilling career after completing their patient care technician training.* If you enjoy caring for others, consider earning your Patient Care Technician diploma at Remington College.


Job Outlook *

5% growth forecast from 2021 through 2031

As Fast as Average for all occupations

As the baby-boom population ages, nursing assistants and orderlies will be needed to help care for an increasing number of older patients.


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Remington College Memphis,
TN Campus Facilities

Since beginning in 1987 as a “Southeast College of Technology,” our Memphis Campus has enjoyed its share of growth, expansion, and change.

Yet over the years, some things haven’t changed: Our level of commitment to students, our involvement in the community, and our dedication to providing hands-on college degree and diploma programs. These factors help Remington College stand out and are some of the key reasons why Shelby county residents choose our Memphis career and trade college.

Program Summary

Program Summary &
Course Topics

The Patient Care Technician Diploma Program provides training in serving patients’ basic needs and working alongside other healthcare professionals, including the basic elements of patient care and medical terminology. The objective of this Program is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in a number of healthcare occupations such as patient care technician, patient care assistant, patient care coordinator, patient transporter, personal care aide, personal care assistant, personal care attendant, resident care assistant, mental health technician, dialysis technician, rehabilitation technician, phlebotomist, nursing assistant, nurse aide,caregiver, and medication aide in a variety of work locations such as hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities and home health agencies.

Career Possibilities

Patient Care Technician
Career Possibilities*

Patient Care Technicians and Nursing Assistants play a vital role in many healthcare facilities, including: hospitals, long-term nursing care facilities, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation facilities, clinics, and home healthcare agencies.

Patient Care Technician play a critical role in providing patient care alongside a team of healthcare professionals. Remington College’s Patient Care Technician classes provide training for the duties and responsibilities associated with a Patient Care Technician career. Career possibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Our goal is to make you feel comfortable, supported, and a part of something rewarding that may help you make a difference in your life.

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Remington College is Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)

Every Remington College location, in addition to the Online Division, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.