Dorson patient care technician

Patient Care Technician

This course prepares a graduate to work as an entry level technician in a clinic, hospital or long-term care facility. Graduates will be able to check vital signs, assist in medical examinations and perform electrocardiograms, basic laboratory procedures and phlebotomy.


This program is taught with a combination of lecture, practical exercises in the medical laboratory and practical experience during the externship position of training conducted off-campus at a medical facility.


Our record of job placement assistance is currently 100%. Recruiters pay for access to recruit Dorson VTI graduates.

Cash Option - Click & Pay Now:

Program cycle 300 hours; Cost $4000 - Cash payment entitles a 15% discount.  A $75 non-refundable registration fee is applicable.  MEDCA fee is billed separately.


Financing Option subject to credit qualification:

Program Cycle: 300 hours; Cost $4000 with 20% down payment, and monthly installments for 12 or 24 months. $75 registration fee is non-refundable There is no pre-payment penalty. MEDCA fee is billed separately.

To enroll:

  1. Scroll down and click on the FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION link.

  2. Complete and submit the application.

  3. Upon receipt we will process your application and send you the financial agreement for you to review, sign, and return to us 

Questions, contact Dorson VTI at 973-676-6300.  


Online classes start immediately after acceptance.  Once you have fulfilled the online requirements you will be notified to schedule your externship requirements to complete your training. Once the externship section is completed, you may choose to sit your national exam with MEDCA.

Once you have paid you will see a button to "Register".  Please click and register for the course you have paid for.