We Proudly Present Patient Care Technician Graduate Lorenzo Olivarez
Lorenzo admits that school was never his “strong suit”. However, he is an excellent example of how, when you do something you love, it is easier to stay focused. He did it, and he graduated with honors. Lorenzo always wanted to help people, so his interest in Patient Care was a genuine one. He also credits his amazing teacher, Mari Ann Szczublewski with much of his success - claiming she was “the best one he ever had”.
What you Learn as a Patient Care Technician student
Patient Care Technicians are an integral part of patient care in any healthcare setting including nursing homes, residential care facilities, and hospitals. In our program, classes are offered in many categories including Medical Terminology and Systems, Patient Safety, Emergency Room Technician, and Professional Success Strategies. In these classes, you will learn:
- An introduction to medical terms and systems necessary in health care
- Basics of growth and development of humans with a focus on patient comfort, pain management, sleep and rest
- Basics of Emergency Room care including vitals, hot and cold pack application, and assisting with oxygen needs
- Highlights for success in dress, presentation, ethics, and human resource skills
How Our Graduate Became a Patient Care Technician
If you enjoy a reasonably physically active career, but have always had an interest in health care, being a Patient Care Technician could be right for you! Our program prepares you for an entry-level career in patient care at places like a nursing home or residential care facility.
Stautzenberger’s Patient Care Technician Graduate Program at a Glance
Program Length: 11 months
Learning Environment: online/on-campus/externship
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Job Outlook: 8% job growth equating to over 118,000 of jobs per year1
Find out more about our Patient Care Technician program today. Call 888.859.8225 or submit the Request Information form on our website. We are ready to assist you with completing the enrollment process, navigating your financial aid options, finding a tutor, practicing your interviewing skills, connecting with local employers, and more. Have the courage to accomplish your academic and professional goals!
1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Nursing Assistants and Orderlies,at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/nursing-assistants.htm (visited March 12, 2022).
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