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2023 - 2024 Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Patient Care Technician/Assistant Level 1 Certificate


Faculty Advisor: Dr. Karen Timmons (ktimmons@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8300

Health Sciences Student Advisor: Renee Tomlin-Williams (ctomlin@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8350

CIP: 51.3902

Minimum Required - 16 Credit Hours


Some course work is offered in a hybrid format. Please see an advisor for a guideline on sequence and timing of course work. 

Application must be received by designated deadlines and requirements met by the first day of class–please contact a Patient Care Technician or Nursing advisor. For more information, please see the Nursing Department website at www.ntcc.edu/patientcare.

After completion of NURA 1401 and NURA 1407, students may apply to take the state certification exam to become a CNA.  For more information regarding this certification, go to https://www.hhs.texas.gov/business/licensing-credentialing-regulation/long-term-care-credentialing/nurse-aide-registry