Health Science and Nursing

 

Emergency Medical Services Professional

Emergency Medical Services Professional

Pine Technical & Community College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Professional certificate can be completed in 1 semester. The EMS field is energetic and challenging. Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) can work on an ambulance crew as well as in a hospital setting. The EMS program can lead to higher degrees in the field as the coursework transfers to most Paramedic Programs.


Health Care Pre-Professional

Healthcare Pre-professional Certificate

Pine Technical & Community College’s Healthcare Pre-Professional Certificate program gives you the hands-on opportunity to work in a residential, healthcare capacity for the elderly and chronically ill as you prepare to enter several different career programs. As the population ages, the need for quality long-term care increases, and employment opportunities are expected to grow much faster than many other areas within the healthcare field. Working in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, retirement communities and hospice organizations require professionals who possess a sound understanding of healthcare and the practical aspects of managed care.


Nursing

AS in Nursing

In just two semesters, you can take your nursing career to the next level. PTCC's Nursing Mobility program is designed for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) who aspire to pursue an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing to become a registered nurse (RN). With an AS in Nursing, students are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) to become a registered nurse. At PTCC, you’ll receive hands-on education in a state-of-the-art simulation lab, clinical experience, along with hybrid courses to accommodate your busy schedule.


Nursing Assistant

Pine Technical & Community College’s Nursing Assistant program is the perfect opportunity to train for a rewarding career in a short amount of time.


Practical Nursing

Practical Nursing Diploma

Licensed Practical Nurses are a vital part of any healthcare team, and the demand for skilled LPNs continues to grow. LPNs also enjoy job security, high earning potential, and advancement opportunities. Pine Technical & Community College’s Practical Nursing program prepares you for a fulfilling career caring for patients in a variety of settings.


Trained Medication Aide

Are you interested in drug therapy, safe administration of prescribed medications, knowledge of drug action related to body systems, side effects of medications? Pine Technical & Community College offers a Trained Medication Aide course that includes an overview of metric, apothecary, and household measurement abbreviations, with implications for use with medication administration. Upon completion of the course the student will receive a certificate of completion of the course. Becoming a TMA will allow you to distribute patient medications in nursing homes, schools, correctional facilities, or other non-hospital, assisted living facilities for the physically or mentally disabled.