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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology
nurse drawing blood

Our Patient Care Program

Program Highlights

  • Experience the joy and fulfillment of helping others by providing direct patient care in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
  • Monitor heart rhythms, draw blood, and collect specimens using the latest medical techniques.
  • Work alongside and support medical professionals in a variety of simulated and actual clinical settings.

Career Focus

  • Prepared for national certification, immediate employment, and further education.

Entrance Requirements

  • Desire to work in the healthcare field.
  • Students should have an interest in providing patient care.
  • Steady physical activity is required and may consist of walking, standing, and assisting in moving patients and/or equipment.

Related Career Specialties

  • Patient Care Technician
  • EKG Technician
  • Phlebotomist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Direct Care Worker
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Physician
  • Surgeon
  • Family and General Practitioner
  • Home Health Aide

Program Length

  • This program is designed to be completed in two years. CAVIT will award a certificate of completion to students successfully completing the two year program.