Patient Care Assistant Certificate

Program Description

This program is focused on those individuals who wish to pursue careers in health care which are short-term and expedite students into the workforce. The successful completion of the Patient Care Assistant Certificate  awards students with Phlebotomy Certification as well as Basic Nurse Assistant Training certificate. Students are eligible to take the State of Illinois Nurse Assistant Certificate Exam. While taking the career and technical coursework, the student receives support via Adult Education to ensure successful completion.

NOTE: This program is not financial aid eligible.

Students completing this program will be able to:

  • Display Nursing Assistant knowledge at a competent level.
  • Demonstrate competence performing Phlebotomy skills.

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Suggested Courses

Course (Credit Hours):

First 8 Weeks

PCA 200 Phlebotomy Skills (3)
PCA 101 Med Terminology for Health Professions (3)

Second 8 Weeks

NA 100 Basic Nurse Assistant Training (8)

Minimum total hours required for degree: 24

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