FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2014
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BERKELEY COLLEGE GRADUATES FROM BROOKLYN PASS
CERTIFIED PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT EXAM
Berkeley College graduates from Brooklyn in Kings County, NY, recently passed the Certified Patient Care Technician Assistant (CPCT-A) exam. These students are graduates of the Multi-Level Patient Care Technician (PCT) program at Berkeley College in Clifton, NJ.
“Patient Care Technicians are essential members of the healthcare team, working closely with doctors and nurses in monitoring and caring for patients. We are proud that our graduates are well prepared to work in a fast-paced environment such as the intensive care unit or emergency department,” said Katherine Sullivan, PhD, RN, CTN-A, Chair, Practical Nurse and Patient Care Technician programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies.
The following graduates from Brooklyn have passed the CPCT-A exam:
- Simmone Simpson
Graduates of the PCT program at Berkeley College are certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and are eligible to sit for the CPCT-A exam, as well as the Certified Electrocardiography and Certified Phlebotomy exams. Patient Care Technicians are prepared to work in a variety of healthcare environments, including hospitals, mental health facilities and rehabilitation centers.
The Berkeley College School of Health Studies was created to provide career-focused education in some of today’s most in-demand healthcare professions – in clinical specializations, as well as healthcare administration and management. Degree and certificate programs have been carefully developed to meet the needs of this important field. Healthcare programs are offered in Clifton, Dover, Newark and Woodbridge.
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students — including more than 900 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields in the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies and the School of Liberal Arts. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu