Crockett Career and Technical Center, located in the heart of Detroit’s Medical Center district, provides training to prepare students for careers in a laboratory or an inpatient setting, such as a hospital, extended care facility, or a nursing home. The center currently oﬀers programs in Patient Care Assisting and Pre-Nursing. These programs provide multi-skilled training that is responsive to current changes in the healthcare industry. Preparation focuses on healthcare foundation skills and other proficiencies such as body mechanics, patient comfort, surgical patient, nutrition and elimination, rehabilitation/restorative care, and specimen collection and testing. Upon successful completion of the program, students qualify to earn a Patient Care Assisting (PCA) Certification from the State of Michigan. Crockett has a dual enrollment program in partnership with Wayne County Community College. Students learn about healthcare concepts and applications, and gain employability and problem-solving skills.
- Clinical experience at John D Dingell VA Medical Center and other employer sites
- CPR Certification
- Career Counseling
- HIPAA and Privacy Training
- Work-Based Learning