Rappahannock Community College, in partnership with Germanna Community College, has received a $306,252 grant to develop and deliver a patient care technician program.
One of 13 per capita grants totaling $10.2 million awarded to various entities across the commonwealth by GO Virginia, the grant will address critical health care shortages that were exacerbated by the pandemic, according to a news release from the office of Gov. Glenn Youngkin.
The program, which will train 120 students, credential 82 students, and fill 62 jobs, is expected to produce an advanced level of patient care across all clinical sites in the localities served by the two colleges, said the release.
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