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 Patient Care Technician- Health Professions

De Andre Delsol, MOL, CHL
Medical Director
 

To Apply to Program:

   
  • You must be enrolled in City Colleges of Chicago: Students working towards a degree or certificate should complete an online application
  • You must have already completed English 101, or be qualified to enroll in English 101
  • Register for HEAPRO 101, as well as the other required classes in order to obtain a PCT Basic Certificate (BC), or contact Director Delsol at ddelsol@ccc.edu and request information for next steps

Note: Students are encouraged to take a BNA or EMT course before, or after they take HEAPRO 101 (Patient Care Technician Training). In order to work as a PCT in Illinois, you must be a certified CNA or certified EMT, as well.   


To Learn More About Program and Admissions:

       

About Program

     

The Health Professions--Patient Care Technician basic certificate provides the educational background required for pursuing a career in the healthcare industry. The curriculum covers the foundational knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to function as an entry level healthcare provider. The program focuses on student development in the following competencies essential to all healthcare providers: effective communication, accountability, cultural competence, use of information systems, and patient safety. Upon completion of the BC, students will demonstrate that they can deliver safe, culturally-competent, and evidence-based patient care.     

     

Mission

The mission of the Malcolm X College Patient Care Technician Program is to prepare students for the NHA certification examination, which will support them in the PCT career field.    
         

Program Outcomes

     

  1. Perform basic infection control practices in the Healthcare setting. 
  2. Use effective skills to draw blood and accurately label tubes 
  3. Perform basic 12-lead ECG technique and interpretation. 
  4. Perform basic patient care skills. 
  5. Communicate with a diverse patient population using written and oral communication and listening skills in interactions.
        

Admission Requirements

     
  • Eligible for English 101 
    • Qualifies to enrolling in English 101 (or have completed English 101 with a C or higher)
    • Within a years’ time from start of the semester
      • Score of CCC RTW: 6  
    • Within 4 years’ time from the start of the semester 
      • Score of ACT: 21 or higher 
      • Score of SAT: 540 or higher   
  • Submit all official college transcripts from all colleges attended outside of City Colleges of Chicago to Malcolm X College Office of Registrar Services or mxregistrar@ccc.edu electronically.
      

Submitting Application within Student Portal (my.ccc.edu)

     

  • Under “My Academic Plan” 
  • Within “Academic Planning” 
  • Click “Selective Program Application”

         

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Programs

Patient Care Technician
 

Faculty & Staff

Name Contact Class Days Class Hours, Starting Spring 2020
Director Delsol ddelsol@ccc.edu
312.850.7255
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Dr. Detric Fletcher dfletcher13@ccc.edu M & W Lec: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm (Room 4112)
Lab: 1:40 pm –3:50 pm (Room 4110)
Debbie Ellis (Professor) dellis57@ccc.edu F Lec: 9:00 am –12:40 pm (Room 4105)
Lab: 12:50 pm – 4:30 pm (Room 4110)
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Phone: 
(312) 850-7255
Fax: 
 
1900 W. Jackson Blvd.
Room 2103-F
Chicago , IL 60612
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Hours

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday

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Jan 01
Jan 1
- Dec 31

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