Health Care Technician

Program Overview

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Health Care Technician - A.A.S. Degree 60 cr. Rosemount

Major Description

The Health Care Technician program offers opportunities to individuals interested in entering the health care field and to those currently employed in the field who wish to seek additional credentials to compliment their current skill set. Graduates will be prepared for multiple opportunities, including pre-nursing, emergency medical care or medical office technician. Students will graduate with three certifications and will have the opportunity to test for a fourth (Patient Care Technician/Assistant Certification CPCT/A) administered by the National Health Career Association.

Work Environment

Health Care technicians provide care under the direct supervision of licensed nurses. Employment is primarily in hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies.

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