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Patient Care

Technician
Diploma
If health care is your passion...
Then our Patient Care Technician program is for you!
Develop skills in anatomy and physiology, patient care procedures, body mechanics, providing care in
specialized settings, phlebotomy, electrocardiography, and basic lab assistant functions and, after
graduation, you could be ready for an entry-level position such as a nurse assistant, patient care
technician, home health aide, orderly, physical therapy aide, rehabilitation aide, phlebotomy
technician, EKG technician, or cardiac monitor technician.

For more information, contact us today!


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858.279.4500
www.kaplancollege.com

Out-of-class work is required in this program.

Kaplan College
San Diego campus
9055 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

Patient Care
Technician
Diploma
What will I learn?
The Patient Care Technician Diploma program covers skills for
medical related duties that include, but arent limited to, ensuring
patient safety; providing administrative support; and providing
direct patient care in feeding, assisting with mobility, grooming,
and mantaining comfort levels. You could also learn competencies
such as professionalism, effective communication, and job
performance under primary health care providers.
But no matter what the setting, our career-focused programs offer
you a great learning experience with flexible schedules, professional instruction, and career placement assistance. We also limit
class sizes to make it easier for you to get the personal attention you
need to succeed.
Kaplan Commitment
Kaplan CommitmentSM is our way of giving you a test drive of
your course(s) before making a financial commitment. If you dont
stay, you dont pay unless you continue your program beyond
the Conditional Admittance Period. We choose to offer Kaplan
Commitment because we want you to be able to experience real
courses for real credits before making a financial commitment.
Kaplan Commitment offers you the opportunity to assess the
workload and evaluate the demands on your current work and
family commitments. We want to be sure this is the right choice
for you.

Kaplan College does not guarantee employment or career advancement.

No credits will be earned if the student withdraws from the program. Students must
withdraw before the close of business on the last day of the Conditional Admittance
Period for tuition exemption. Program requirements may vary and other conditions
apply. Please contact us for details.
For more information on our program and its outcomes visit
www.kaplancollege.com/consumer-info

CURRICULUM
Course
Number

Contact Hours
Title

Lect.

Lab.

Clin.

Total
Hours

Quarter
Credits

AHB155K

Patient Care in Long-term


Settings

60

20

80

5.0

AHK103K

Allied Health Industry and


Fundamentals

52

28

80

5.0

AHR150K

Phlebotomy

60

20

80

5.0

AHW102K

Allied Health Careers and


Communication

45

35

80

5.0

EKP150K

Electrocardiography

40

40

80

5.0

HHA180K

Home Health Aide Theory

20

20

1.0

HHQ190

Home Health Aide Clinical

20

0.5

PCG151K

Patient Care in Physical


Therapy and Rehabilitation
Settings

80

4.5

PCQ176

Nurse Assistant Clinical

120

4.0

PCY150K

Patient Care in Acute and


Subacute Health Care Settings

80

5.0

PHX190

Phlebotomy Externship

40

40

1.0

180

760

41.0

Total

20
33

47

120
40

350

40

230

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Kaplan College
San Diego campus
9055 Balboa Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
Tel: 858.279.4500
www.kaplancollege.com