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Patient Care Technician

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Patient Care Tech


The Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services program of study focuses on occupational and educational opportunities associated with diagnosing and treating acute, episodic, or chronic illness independently or as part of a healthcare team. This program of study includes exploration of patient treatment and rehabilitative programs that help build or restore daily living skills to persons with disabilities or developmental delays.


13020200 Principles of Health Science
13020300 Medical Terminology
13020600 Anatomy and Physiology
13020410 Health Science Theory/Health Science Clinical*
*Both Edmentum/Bright Thinker classes are required must be enrolled simultaneously

Patient Care Technician 

Medical Assistant
Emergency Medical Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist
Occupational Therapy
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

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Medical Assistants

Median Wage: $13,191
Annual Openings: 13,191
10-Year Growth: 25%

Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 

Median Wage: $48,497
Annual Openings: 2,369
10-Year Growth: 16%

Physician Assistants 

Median Wage: $120,841
Annual Openings: 1,022
10-Year Growth: 40%

Rio Grand Valley Vocational Services

RGV Vocational Services is an accredited school committed to offering exceptional education in the fields of healthcare. You will gain knowledge and skill as an RGVVS student through demonstration, real equipment operation, and practice of acquired procedures. Our goal is to offer students the information and technical expertise required for entry-level careers in the healthcare industry while also supporting their long-term career ambitions.