Patient Care Technology/Medical Assisting


The mission of the Patient Care Technology/Medical Assisting Program is to prepare the student for a career in the health care field in the areas of Certified Nursing Assistant, EKG Technician, Phlebotomy and Medical Assisting. The goal would be to provide the learning experiences including the technical instruction and skill development to enable graduates of the program to obtain the knowledge and experience necessary to secure licensure and become gainfully employed. The technician is mainly focused on working closely with patients, in conjunction with nurses to perform basic patient care. The student completing the year long program will be trained in both clinical and administrative work, with responsibilities in both the exam room and the front office and may perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,119.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $508.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Nurse Aid432Certificate
Patient Care Technician864Diploma
Medical Assistant1296Diploma

Campus Locations

TCAT Hohenwald Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462


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