Patient Care Technicians

PCTs work under the supervision of nursing or medical staff to provide basic patient care. Patient Care Technicians perform clinical skills such as blood collection, EKGs, catheterization, recording vital signs etc.


PCT’s Patient care techs check in patients, get patient histories, check vital signs, setup charts, coordinate test procedures, assist patient before medical procedures, change bandages. Other tasks include moving patients, keeping medical supplies fully in stock and ready for use.

This program introduces C.N.A.s to more advanced nursing and clinical skills. Students will learn and demonstrate these skills, which includes the following.

  • » Venipuncture & EKG
  • » Clinical Laboratory Procedures
  • » Catheterization
  • » After the successful completion of the Patient Care Technician National Certification testing, students will receive a certification in Patient Care Tech, Phlebotomy, & EKG.
  • » Office Procedures
  • » Use of Medical Terminology


The mission of FAKS Allied Health is to design programs that prepare students to functions safely and efficiently and be ready for entry-level positions in their respective fields.

We are committed to excellence in education and take pride in our educational mission and our ability to respond to the educational needs of a changing community and its institutions in the healthcare field.

FAKS Allied Health Education Center was established in October 2001. The school initially offered Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) with the approval of the Georgia Medical Care Foundation. Since then, the school has enrolled, graduated, and placed 1100 plus students in jobs with local health care facilities. Recently, school officials applied and received authorization to offer several other programs.