Patient Care Technician Program - Michigan

Prepare for the Healthcare Field in Just Six Weeks.

With training from Career Quest Learning Center, you could become an important part of a healthcare team. As an acute patient care technician, you’ll be able to support the work of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers.
In the Acute Patient Care Technician program, students are taught valuable skills that employers are looking for in the workplace. Hands-on learning includes: 
  • Basics of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology
  • Phlebotomy
  • Advanced wound care skills
  • Sterile Technique
  • Care of surgical patients
  • Advanced cardiovascular monitoring skills (EKG)
  • Introduction to common medications 
We understand there are a variety of options when it comes to acute patient care technician training. At Career Quest Learning Center, we pride ourselves on small class sizes – typically fewer than 25 students – and personalized attention. Our intimate approach helps students complete the program more successfully.
Students who complete our Acute Patient Care Technician program are prepared for employment in healthcare positions that include:
  • Patient Care Technician
  • EKG Technician
  • Lab Technician
  • Phlebotomist
  • Hemodialysis Technician 
Our graduates are helping to meet the growing need for trained healthcare professionals throughout Michigan and have recently been hired by area healthcare employers at McLaren Hospital, Progressive Residential Services and Arbor Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. 
If you are ready to develop a career where you can help care for others, it’s time to get started at Career Quest Learning Centers. Contact us today to learn more about our Acute Patient Care Technician program.
Please note: Program is offered at Lansing campus only


“I tried community college and it was not for me; I was just overwhelmed. I learn better in small groups. At Career Quest, it was almost like a family. Everyone’s willing to help one another and the teachers are awesome. I’ll be sad to leave!” 


“I’m enrolled at Career Quest so I can be better at the job I have now. I’ve learned how to recognize health symptoms before they turn into a health care crisis. More knowledge means I help my patients lead the best lives possible.”