PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN

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Workforce Development Certificate

Program Description:
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) Program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Students who successfully complete the Patient 
Care Technician Program will be eligible to take the State Certification Exam offered by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing to practice as an 
Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA). Students must complete the PCT course with a grade of “C” or higher which includes satisfactory 
demonstration of required skills.

Degree Awarded: Certificate of Achievement

For More Information Contact:
Patient Care Technician Office: Metro: (918) 595-7324

Patient Care Technician Certificate
Patient Care Technicians are employed in a variety of 
healthcare settings. Their job responsibilities are performed 
under the delegation and supervision of licensed nurses. Their 
job responsibilities fall between those of a Certified Nurse Aide 
and a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Procedure For Application: 
1. Contact the Patient Care Technician Program Office (918) 595-
7324, for program application form, specific program information 
and course requirements.

2. All prospective Patient Care Technician students must complete 
an application for enrollment to the College.

3. Submit completed program application form and required 
materials by the deadlines as identified in application materials.
 Submit materials to the Patient Care Technician office located on 
the Metro Campus, Room MC501, 909 South Boston, Tulsa, OK
 74119.

4. Acceptance to Tulsa Community College does not guarantee
 admission into the Patient Care Technician Program.

5. Eligible applicants will be notified by mail regarding their
 selection status.

6. An orientation to the program, immunizations, current CPR
 certification and TB screening are required of students after their
 admission letter has been received and prior to the start of class.

7. In order to enroll in courses that include a clinical component
 and are a part of the program plan, students must receive 
clearance on a criminal background check, including sex offender 
registry. Potential students need to be aware that drug testing
 and clearance is a requirement for participation in all clinical
 components.

Certificate Requirements Credit Hours: 7

Nursing 7 hours
NURS 1207 Patient Care Technician

Total Credit Hours: 7

General education requirements can be found at: www.tulsacc.edu/gened.

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