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Southern Technical College

Brandon, FL

2 Programs

Available Programs

  • Patient Care Technician
    Medicine and Health Care

    At Southern Technical College, our Patient Care Technician (PCT) program is a multi-occupational diploma program designed to prepare students for a number of entry-level healthcare career occupations. This program is taught through a combination of classroom, clinical lab, and externship experiences. PCT students at Southern Technical College will learn to check vital signs, administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid, assist in medical examinations, perform electrocardiograms (EKGs), conduct basic laboratory procedures, and will be trained in phlebotomy and venipuncture.

    During the externship, students get the chance to observe and work alongside a professional healthcare team. Graduates, of this program, will gain the practical knowledge and confidence necessary to pursue a career in healthcare. The PCT graduate may be eligible to sit for several certifications.

  • Medical Assistant - Diploma
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Medical Assisting diploma program is designed to prepare students for positions as entry-level medical assistants in a physician’s office, or other medical facilities. This program focuses on providing instruction, through a combination of classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences, in the skills necessary to assist physicians in both the administrative and clinical duties of a medical facility. The program requires a minimum of 51 credit hours to be completed in approximately 10 months.

Accreditation

Southern Technical College is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Fl 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684.

Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas and academic associate's degrees.

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