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Patient Care Technician
Diploma Program (Hybrid)

Learn effective patient care, medical terminology, and anatomy and physiology in a hybrid format.


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8 Months
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Knoxville, TN

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The Patient Care Technology Experience at Knoxville, 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 *

8% growth forecast from 2019 through 2029

Much faster than the 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.

Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm

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Knoxville, TN
(Remington College Online)

All online classes at Remington College are facilitated using the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). The Canvas LMS is a highly effective web-based platform that provides both our students and faculty with an intuitive, responsive, accessible, and mobile friendly learning environment that allows them to fully optimize their teaching and learning potential.

 
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:

Remington College has made a significant commitment to integrating technology platforms that will provide our online students with the best opportunity to succeed in their chosen path.

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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.

The Physical Therapist Assistant degree program at Remington College – Cleveland Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Terhan Freeman at 216-584-2368 or email Terhan.Freeman@remingtoncollege.edu.

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Organizational Management

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Database Management and Administration

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Digital Graphic Art

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

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Paralegal

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Computer-Aided Design and Drafting

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

TN

Medical Assisting:

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Medical Office Administration

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Pharmacy Technician

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In Alaska, Remington College’s Knoville Campus (“Remington College”) is exempt from authorization under AS 14.48 and 20 AAC 17 because the program is online or distance delivered and does not have a physical presence in the state.

Remington College is physically located in Tennessee and is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.

Remington College has been granted Optional Expedited Authorization as a postsecondary educational institution in Tennessee by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, pursuant to T.C.A. § 49-7-2022.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission (All Students)

If after attempting to resolve the complaint through the grievance procedures described in the catalog, a student remains dissatisfied, he/she should contact the Tennessee Higher Education Commission at:

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
Parkway Towers, Suite 1900
404 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
(615) 741-3605