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2024-2025 Catalog

Patient Care Technician, CCO


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JJC Program Code: NU425

ICCB Program Code: NURS 0425

The Patient Care Technician Certificate program will prepare students with advanced nursing assistant skills to work in a hospital or other health care settings. The Patient Care Technician program courses include: Introduction to Health Careers, Certified Nurse Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician and Electrocardiography (EKG) Technician. Upon successful completion of this program students will be eligible to take the National Health Career Association Certification exam for Patient Care Technician, as well as the Illinois Certified Nursing Assistant exam through IDPH, phlebotomy certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathology, and electrocardiography technician certification through the Cardiovascular Credentialing International.

*This new program is approved by the Illinois Community College Board and Higher Learning Commission.  Financial aid eligibility has been requested and awaiting final approval from Department of Education.

Total Required Hours: 18


Completion Guide


The following schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students planning to transfer to a senior institution should check with that institution for specific transfer requirements.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson

Program Coordinator

Program Advisor

Name: Audrey Finkel

Name: Ruth Ann Reel

Name: Ruth Ann Reel

E-mail: afinkel@jjc.edu

E-mail: Ruthann.reel@jjc.edu

E-mail: Ruthann.reel@jjc.edu

Phone: 815-280-6741

Phone: 815-280-2489

Phone: 815-280-2489

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