This program includes classroom study & supervised clinical practice in health care facilities. The patient care technology student must complete the prescribed program of study, clinical experience, & pass the state certification for CNA and the national certification for Patient Care Technology/Medical Assistant. Broad units of study include Nurse Aide, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, ECG Technician, Phlebotomy, Dosage Calculations, Computer Concepts & Medical Assisting. Job duties: perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the physician's direction. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, and billing & coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs, taking medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician. Mandatory criminal background check and drug screening are required for this program.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
Applicants must be 18 years of age
- Complete a TCAT-Pulaski application online
- Provide a regular high school diploma or HiSet/GED transcript
Provide proof of 2 MMR and 2 Varicella immunizations/titers
- T.B. Skin Test
- Hepatitis B Immunizations
- Flu Vaccination
- Proof of Medical Insurance
- Proof of Driver's License
Students are subject to drug screening, criminal background check, and possibly other vaccinations based upon clinical affiliation agreements.
P.O. Box 614
1233 East College Street
Pulaski, TN 38478
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 15,540
Current job openings per year: 2,310