Patient Care Technician/Medical Assistant


The Patient Care Technician/ Medical Assistant 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 pass the state certification for Certified Nursing Assistant and national certificate for Patient Care Technician and Medical Assistant. 

Broad units of study include:  Nurse Aid, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Electrocardiogram Technician, Phlebotomy, Dosage Calculations, Computer Concepts, and Medical Assistant.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,519.15

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nurse Aid432Certificate
Patient Care Technician864Certificate
Medical Assistant1296Certificate

Campus Locations

Whiteville Branch Campus
1685 Highway 64
PO Box 489
Whiteville, TN 38075

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