Patient Care Technician Certificate

The Patient Care Technician Certificate is a non-credit Fast Track program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball with some classes offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-Montgomery. For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at

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Program Description

Through this program, you will become a Certified Nurse Aid (CNA), phlebotomist, and take a fundamental EKG course. This program will also prepare you for a national certification through the American Certification Agency for Healthcare Professionals (ACA).

Program Plan

Course Number Title Contact Hours
NURAC 2100105  Nurse Aide, Certified 64
NURAC 2106003 Nurse Aide, Certified (Clinical) 44
PLABC 2102301  Phlebotomy   96
PLABC 2109100 Phlebotomy, Clinical 24
NURAC 2109102 Health Occupations Professionalism in the Workplace 24
ECRDC 2101101    Electrocardiography    32
HITTC 2100500 Medical Terminology 32
NURXC2 7800121 Nurse Aide, Certified (Proctor Fee) (8)

TOTAL Contact Hours for Patient Care Technician Certificate:


  1. Median Wage information obtained from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor for 2009 (most recent data available).
  2. Not part of contact hours for Patient Care Technician Certificate