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Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Patient Care Assistant (PCA) is also known as “Nursing Care Assistants”, “Nursing Assistants”, “Nursing Aides”, in a hospital setting. Patient Care Assistant provide patient’s daily care, patient’s comfort, patient’s safety and assist the patient to meet their health needs. They should practice infection control policy and know right methods of bio medical waste management. PCA works in collaboration with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers to deliver the prescribed healthcare services to their patients. 
Patient Care Assistants should demonstrate basic patient care skills, communication skills, and ethical behavior at all times. He / She should know their work limits and maintains work operations by following policies and procedures. PCA has many career options and can grow to take on more responsibility, similar to an entry level nurse, work independently as a home nurse. The course is recognized by Bharat Sevak Samaj (BSS) promoted by Planning Commission, Government of India.

Course Details

Course Delivery

Face to face classes include theory and practical sessions

Course Duration

6 Months Full time Classroom + 6 Months Clinical Internship in Hospitals


  • Internal assessment
  • External assessment by Bharat Seva Samaj (BSS)

Course award PCA

Certificate would be awarded upon successful completion of the course certified by Bharat Sevak Samaj (BSS), National Development Agency promoted by Government of India.

Eligibility criteria for admission

  • Educational qualifications: 10th /12th/Graduate
  • Age: 18 years and above
  • Experience: Not Applicable

Course Highlights

  • Course affiliated to BSS (Promoted by Govt. of India)
  • Flexible payment plans
  • Easy Learning Curriculum
  • Well-equipped Lab
  • Experienced Faculties
  • Complementary Computer Application course (PSC approved) included
  • Excellent job opportunities in multispecialty hospitals across the country
  • Clinical internship providing hands on experience


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