Patient Care Technician Training Northfield / Cleveland Academy, Ohio

Patient Care Training Program at Larock’s Northfield / Cleveland, Ohio Academy

Approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Larock Healthcare Academy’s Northfield location is conveniently located off Route 8 between Northfield Park, Hard Rock Rocksino, and Macedonia Commons. This is a short distance from many major Cleveland and Akron highways including Route 77, 8, I-271, and Route 80 (the Ohio Turnpike).  Larock Healthcare Academy offers Patient Care Technician classes at it’s Cleveland, Ohio location in Northfield.

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, Northfield 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. Each course is a total of 58 hours:
  1. EKG / Cardiac Monitor Technician – 58 Clock Hours
  2. Phlebotomy Technician Certificate – 58 Clock Hours
  3. Patient Care Technician Certificate – 58 Clock Hours

Total                                                       174 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 the Northfield area of Cleveland 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 Northfield.
  • Patient Care Technician Training at Larock’s Northfield location can be completed in as little as 15 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.


Start Length Days Times Cost
May 01, 2017 15 weeks M/W/F 10am - 2pm $2,197
Jun 12, 2017 15 weeks M/W/F 6pm - 10pm $2,197
Aug 28, 2017 15 weeks M/W/F 10am - 2pm $2,197
Oct 09, 2017 15 weeks M/W/F 6pm - 10pm $2,197
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Cost includes all learning and lab materials.

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