DOVER,NJ-Students from Sussex County, NJ, two from Sparta,  recently passed the Certified Patient
Care Technician Assistant (CPCT-A) exam. These students are graduates
of the Patient Care Technician (PCT) program at Berkeley College in

“Patient Care Technicians monitor patients and work closely with
doctors and nurses to assure that each patient receives the best
possible care,” said Elizabeth Fitzgerald, RN, CCRN, Chair, Practical
Nurse and Patient Care Technician programs, Berkeley College School of
Health Studies.

The following students from Sussex County have passed the CPCT-A exam:

- Christina Batista of Ogdensburg
- Samantha Campion of Sparta
- Kayleen Carroll of Franklin
- Emily Chayka of Sussex
- Amanda Opdyke of Sparta
- Vanessa Rivera of Hopatcong

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 currently offered in Clifton and Dover.
Beginning in Summer 2014, students can enroll in the PCT, Medical
Assistant and Surgical Processing Technician programs in Newark and

A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years,
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 six New
Jersey locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton
and Dover.  In New York there are three locations — Midtown Manhattan,
Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® also offers full
degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields.
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