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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 LSCCE@LoneStar.edu.

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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

Subject 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 12
NURAC 2109102 Health Occupations Professionalism in the Workplace 24
ECRDC 2101101    Electrocardiography    32
HITTC 2100500 Medical Terminology 32
NURXC 7800121 Nurse Aide State Exam Facilitator 8

TOTAL Contact Hours for Patient Care Technician Certificate:


  1. Wage Data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013, www.bls.gov/oes.