Patient Care Technician

Students are trained to provide basic nursing care of adults, children, infants and the elderly.After successful completion of the Texas Department of Aging Nurse Aide CompetencyExamination, students will focus on acute care and specialized patient care. Entry-level skills inphlebotomy, EKG, and monitor technician are included.

  • Delivery: Daytime and web enhanced/hybrid classes
  • Start: Fall, Spring, or Summer Full Time
  • Location: Nursing and Allied Health, Starr County, and Mid Valley Campuses

Information Sessions

Due to COVID 19, we are unable to hold a face to face informational session.

To better serve our prospective student, the Patient Care Technician Program will offer Informational Sessions on Teams.

Students will need to download the Teams app on their own devices, such as desktop or laptop computers, tablets, or cell phones. Please ensure your electronic device has a camera.

Teams is a free application that you can download to any device.

To invite you to one of our informational sessions please email:

Sara Paz at

We will need your full name and preferred e-mail address.

The sessions will be conducted on Tuesday(s) and additional sessions on Friday mornings as needed.

For Advising appointment, please follow instructions below:

Setting up your Advising appointment through Setmore:

  1. Log on to the NAH Webpage
  2. Click on the Advising Appointment link
  3. Scroll down and click on the Patient Care Program
  4. Click on my name, Sara Paz
  5. Schedule a day and time that is best convenient for you.
  6. Please include your Name, Student ID#, email, and phone number.

PCT Spring Registration

  • Attend Advisement Session
  • COMPLIO Complete
  • Correct Degree Plan (Patient Care)
  • Jagnet updated with correct phone number and email address
  • Bring your COMPLIO compliance checklist and see Ms. Paz for Registration room A-100C
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