Patient Care Assistant

Program Objective

This course is a pre-requisite course to any of the Allied Health Programs offered through Miami-Dade County Public Schools.  This course will allow students to explore health occupations related to Allied Health Careers as well as learn basic skills that will allow them to gain entry into subsequent  Allied Health Courses.

Course Standards

  • Knowledge of healthcare delivery system and health occupations.
  • Legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Recognize and practice safety and security procedures.
  • Recognize and practice infection control procedures.
  • Demonstrate employability Skills
  • Apply basic Math and Science skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of blood borne diseases, including HIV/AIDS.


  • Must complete a TABE Test for Reading, Language, and Math
  • Uniforms are mandatory. Navy Blue Scrubs, Leather Sneakers, and Minimal Jewelry

How to Register?

Registration is Monday – Thursday in the Vocational Office, Room 2333 between 3:00-8:00 pm

Course Schedule:
Monday – Thursday | 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Office: (305) 981-6774

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