Utah Patient Care Technician

In Utah, Patient Care Technicians are required to be listed on the Utah Nurse Aide Registry. Certain basic criteria must be met first before applying.


Basic requirements for becoming a Nursing Assistant in Utah.

To become a Nursing Assistant, one must do the following:

  • Completing Nursing Assistant training and passing both written and skills exams

Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:

  • Strong desire to help people
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Good physical conditioning

You must also obtain national certification as a Patient Care Technician. We highly recommend seeking certification through the National Healthcare Association (NHA).

Eligibility requirements to take an NHA certification exam:

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Have completed a training program or have one year work experience in the field
  • Be at least 18 years of age

Note: The current fee for taking the exam is $149. Check with your PCT training program to see if this is included in your tuition and fees.

Utah Contact Information:
UT Nurse Aide Registry
UT Health Technology Certification Center
Room 2036, 550 E. 300 South
Kaysville, UT 84037
Phone: 801-547-9947
Fax: 801-593-2584
http://hdmaster.net/UT/UT_Root
http://www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/nursing.html
http://utahcna.com/
https://www.dandsdiversifiedtech.com/UT/UTCNA_Startup.html


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