Patient Care Technician Online National Certification

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Earn your CPCT national certification online through American Allied Health.

A patient care technician works closely with nurses and other medical staff. He or she provides care for patients by helping to carry out daily living activities such as bathing, eating, dressing, and walking. Patient care technicians are often the ones to have the most direct contact with patients, and therefore play an important role as a member of the health care team.

Because of the increase in elderly population, the jobs for patient care technicians are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected the employment of patient care technicians to grow faster than average between 2006 and 2016.

Becoming a nationally certified patient care technician with American Allied Health sets you apart in this competitive job market. It shows that you are proficient in your field and more importantly, ensures the safety of the patients that you will be caring for. Many employers and states require certification because it demonstrates one is a dedicated and qualified allied healthcare professional. AAH certification offers third-party confirmation of your capabilities to employers and patients.

Benefits of AAH Patient Care Technician National Certification:

  • Convenient online CPCT certification
  • Instant results
  • Immediate proof of certification for employers
  • Potential to earn higher wages
  • Advance your resume and your career
  • Distinguish yourself from others in a competitive job market
  • Promote job security.
  • Demonstrate a firm knowledge of your Allied Health profession.

Certification Process:

  1. Register for the exam here.
  2. Prepare for testing with AAH's complementary online practice exam and topical study guide.
  3. Submit your proof of eligibility to sit for the exam.
  4. Take the exam online from within your account.
  5. Receive instant documentation of your certification credentials.