Patient Care Technician Training Columbus Academy, Ohio

Patient Care Training Program at Larock’s Columbus, Ohio Academy

Approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Larock Healthcare Academy’s Columbus, OH location is conveniently located on Grandview Avenue in Columbus, near the City of Grandview, Ohio. Larock is easily accessible from major Central Ohio highways including 315, 33 and t 270. The Columbus Academy is a short 14 minutes from downtown Columbus.

What does a Patient Care Technician do?

The Certified Patient Care Technician assists doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in providing direct patient care in a variety of healthcare environments. Graduates of this program will be prepared with the following skills:

  • Provide basic patient care
  • Acquire and distribute patient care supplies
  • Change bed linens and process dirty linens properly
  • Perform safety checks to keep patient rooms clean and clutter – free
  • Maintain clear paths in hallways clear and return equipment that is no longer in use
  • Obtain EKG readings
  • Perform phlebotomy procedures

Patient Care Technician Training at Larock Healthcare Academy, Columbus Location

  • The Patient Care Technician is the pinnacle of our healthcare certificate programs. This vital program is comprised of the following courses which are scheduled sequentially.
  1. EKG / Cardiac Monitor Technician – 58 Clock Hours
  2. Phlebotomy Technician Certificate – 58 Clock Hours
  3. Patient Care Technician Certificate – 40 Clock Hours

Total                                                       156 Clock Hours

  • Achieving this trio of certificates through the Patient Care Technician program affords graduates many diverse opportunities in the healthcare field, an increased pay scale, job security, and increased subject matter expertise.
  • Our Patient Care Technician classes at Larock in Columbus are small, ensuring an optimal learning environment for all types of students!
  • All of our instructors have many years of experience in the field
  • Career services and job placement assistance offered to students during and after completion of the Patient Care Technician program in Columbus.
  • Patient Care Technician Training at Larock’s Columbus location can be completed in as little as 13 weeks!

Upon completion of each of the three courses, students will be eligible to sit for a national credentialing test through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) in all three areas:

  1. Certified EKG Technician
  2. Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  3. Certified Patient Care Technician

Larock Healthcare Academy provides review sessions prior to testing. Larock Healthcare Academy is also an approved NHA testing site.

Click here for NHA Review and Testing Schedule.


After review of the process, click here to register.

More information can be found on our ALUMNI page.

Career services and job placement assistance offered to graduates of this program.

Patient Care Technician Schedule

Start Length Days Times Cost
Apr 02, 2018 13 weeks M/W/F 6pm - 10pm $1,897
May 07, 2018 13 weeks M/W/F 10am - 2pm $1,897
Jul 16, 2018 13 weeks M/W/F 6pm - 10pm $1,897
Aug 15, 2018 13 weeks M/W/F 10am - 2pm $1,897
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Cost includes all learning and lab materials.

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