Become a PCA Quickly

Become a Personal Care Assistant Quickly

You want to become a PCA. And you want to select the best school to get certified. Congratulations! You are in the right place. Read on to find out what sets Quality Career Pathways apart from the competition, plus get all the details about the PCA Course.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THOSE RESIDING NEAR OMAHA, NEBRASKA

Quality Advantage
You will learn and practice your skills in a recently updated a state of the art lab.
LPN Insutructors
Your instructors are LPNs who have worked at least one year in a long-term facility.
Testing Fees Included
Your tuition INCLUDES the state exams needed to complete your certification.

PCA COURSE DESCRIPTION

Patient Care Assistant

IN THE PCA COURSE, YOU WILL LEARN:

A Healthcare System Overview
Roles and Responsibilities of a PCA
Ethical and Legal Behavior
Communication & Cultural Diversity
Infection Prevention & Standard Precautions
Safety & Body Mechanics
Physical, Psychological, & Social Health
Confusion, Dementia, & Alzheimer’s Disease
Human Development & Aging
Mental Health
Dying, Death & Hospice
Nutrition
Caring for Yourself
Basic Personal Care Skills

Hours to Completion: 12

8 Online Hours
4 Classroom Hours

All Inclusive Tuition: $150

After you complete the PCA course, if you decide to further your medical career to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you can apply your $150 PCA tuition to our CNA course within 60 days.

Requirements To Enroll:

Be at least 15 years old
Ability to speak, read, write & understand English
In good physical health and able to lift 25 pounds
Attend class at Quality Career Pathways in Omaha, NE

PCA COURSE CALENDAR

LocationCourseDay PartDateTime Day of the Week
VintonPCAWeekday10/188:30 am - 12:30pmTuesday
FortPCAWeekday11/238:30 am - 12:30pmWednesday
VintonPCAWeekday12/098:30 am - 12:30pmFriday

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