Patient Care Technician Training

The Patient Care Technician program at San Jacinto College provides students with patient care skills including basic infection control measures, anatomy and physiology, cardiac monitoring, electrocardiography, phlebotomy, documentation, and clerical skills related to patient care and professional and interpersonal concepts.

Upon completion of the program and the AMCA accreditation examination, students are qualified to work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professional personnel in hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care, assisted living, hospice and home health settings.


Dates & Times

  • March 7, 2023 - May 2, 2023
  • June 12, 2023 - Aug. 2, 2023

Course Topics

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Safety and Infection Control
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Patient Care Skills
  • Medical Terminology


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Upon completion of the course, students are eligible to take American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) Patient Care Technician Certification exam.


High school diploma or GED

Salary Information


Source: O*NET

Contact Us

DeShawn Pitre
Director, Health Occupations

Dorietta Lee
Training Coordinator, Health Occupations

Josephine Gonzalez
Sr. Administrative Assistant, Health Occupations
281-998-6350 ext. 1055