Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician School - FLORIDA VOCATIO

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Florida Vocational Institute offers excellent IT Programs for interested candidates. The two most popular programs include IT Security and Cloud Professional Engineering and Web Application Development Engineering. There is also a coder’s corner in the institute where coders can assimilate and share information and discuss things. To know more, visit You can also call the institute at 786-574-3350 for additional details.


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Florida Vocational Institute is committed to providing you a quality education in a lifelong, rewarding career. FVI takes pride in offering first-class training and the guidance, tools and support needed to prepare you for the job you want. We are dedicated to helping you achieve success with our passionate and knowledgeable faculty, successful career placement team, and our warm and welcoming community.

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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM WHAT EXACTLY CAN I EXPECT FROM THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN PROGRAM? The Pharmacy Technician program provides instruction in how to assist the pharmacist in the packing and distribution of medication. Graduates can find employment in hospitals (private and government), nursing care facilities, private and chain drug stores, drug manufacturers, wholesale drug houses, and health maintenance organizations. Students will also study the professional and technical skills necessary for direct employment as a pharmacy technician

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MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM WHAT EXACTLY CAN I EXPECT FROM THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM? The Medical Assistant program is designed to train students in all of the relevant aspects of medical office management including reception, booking appointments, records management, informatics, insurance billing, preparing patients for physical examinations, and minor surgeries, performing specialized medical tests including urinalysis, and collecting biological specimens, phlebotomy, EKG, limited X Rays, and processing and recording pharmacological data. Graduates of this program will be prepared and possess the skills and hands on experience to work at the entry level in medical offices, clinics and various medical practices. This program is also offered via online where more than 50% of courses are offered either online or via hybrid delivery.

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HOW TO BECOME A MEDICAL ASSISTANT Obtaining your medical assistant certificate is more than just training and learning from a book. You will need to be professional in order to succeed as a medical assistant and you will want to have all of the qualities that employers look for such as politeness and maintaining a neat appearance. An employer will look for someone who can follow directions, understand the importance of HIPAA, and help patients feel comfortable during their visits to the doctor.  Medical assistants are required to be able to complete multiple tasks everyday while on the job. While some tasks will completely dependent on the work setting that you have chosen the same skills will still apply. Some medical assistants will be in charge of maintaining a medical office that is both organized and efficient. On the other hand, there are medical assistants who will be hired and trained to work directly with patients and perform clinical duties.

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PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM WHAT EXACTLY CAN I EXPECT FROM THE PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM? The Patient Care Technician (PCT) program is designed to train the student for an entry level position in all of the relevant aspects of patient care technician assistance, diagnostic testing specifically electrocardiography (EKG), phlebotomy, nursing assistant, home health care needs. This program is designed for those interested for an entry level position as patient care technician in a nursing home, rehabilitation facility, extended care facility, a hospital or as Home Health Care Aid. The student learns to use basic types of patient care technician/home health care, phlebotomy and EKG equipment. The student receives all required in-service training and certifications such as Domestic Violence, HIV/AIDS, OSHA, Infection Control and Universal Precautions, Understanding Alzheimer’s disease, Assistance with Self-Administered Medication Training and CPR. Upon completion of this program, student will possess the skills and hands on experience needed at an entry level Patient Care Technician utilizing patient care skills in a variety of healthcare settings. The PCT graduate is eligible to sit for Florida State Certification Nursing Assistant Exam.

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FLORIDA VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE 7757 West Flagler Street, Suite 220 Miami, Florida 33144 [email protected] 786-574-3350