Patient Care Shelton, CT

Get Paid More As a Patient Care Associate in Connecticut*

In Connecticut, starting pay rates for Patient Care Associates and Nursing Assistants are about 20% higher than the national average. With more than 25,000 job openings projected in the field by 2026*, Connecticut has great potential for employment and earnings in this rewarding, patient-focused career. Patient Care Associate training at Lincoln Tech’s Shelton campus can help you take the first step!

Patient care careers give you the chance to directly impact people’s health and lives every day. You’ll know you’ve found a career path where your work truly matters when you have the chance to deliver quality hands-on care. This career field can help you find work in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care homes, surgical centers, and other healthcare facilities. You’ll be an important, valued member of a healthcare team, supporting doctors and nurses and monitoring patients.

Hands-on Career Training at Lincoln Tech Will Help You:

  • Perfect phlebotomy skills through student-to-student practice blood draws in our on-campus Nursing Skills Laboratory.
  • Learn to perform standard 12-lead electrocardiographs (EKGs).
  • Earn Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association through training in CPR.
  • Gain an understanding of nutrition essentials that are important to the care and recovery of the patients you’ll serve.

After graduating, you’ll be eligible to sit for several certification exams, including EKG Technician, Phlebotomy Technician, AHA Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider, and Certified Patient Care Technician.

Put your potential to work in a rewarding healthcare support role. Call or visit our campus in New Britain today!

* Career growth projections can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

The following career training program is currently available at Lincoln Tech’s Shelton, CT campus:

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the Shelton, CT campus and enrolled in a program can be found at:
http://www.lincolntech.edu/campus/shelton-ct/consumer-info

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8 Progress Drive
Shelton, CT 06484
Phone: (203) 929-0592

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