FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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BERKELEY COLLEGE STUDENTS FROM PASSAIC COUNTY PASS
Residents of Passaic County, NJ, recently passed the Certified Patient Care Technician Assistant (CPCT-A) exam.
“Patient Care Technicians are important members of the healthcare team, working closely with doctors and nurses to monitor and care for patients,” said Joan Zarra, RN, Interim Chair, Nursing and Patient Care Technician programs, Berkeley College School of Health Studies. “We are proud that our students are well prepared to make positive contributions to the healthcare field.”
The following residents from Passaic County have passed the exam:
- Juana Cerda of Paterson, a graduate of the Multi-Level Patient Care Technician program
Graduates of the Patient Care Technician and Health Sciences programs 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 outstanding career-focused education in some of today’s most in-demand healthcare professions.
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. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, the School of Liberal Arts, and the School of Graduate Studies, which will begin offering a Master of Business Administration degree in Management in September 2015.
Berkeley College has six New Jersey locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2015, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the second consecutive year. The website address iswww.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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