Phlebotomy TechnicianThis course is designed to train the individual to be a phlebotomist. A phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team whose main function is to obtain patients' blood specimens by venipuncture and microcollection and transportation of other clinical specimens. Phlebotomists are employed throughout the healthcare system in hospitals, neighborhood health centers, medical group practices, HMOs, public health facilities, and veterans' hospitals. Upon completion of this program, the student is eligible to take the National Certification Exam for the Phlebotomy Technician.
Phlebotomy Technician Hybrid
This program contains all of the same information as the Phlebotomy Technician program but without all of the classroom time. A portion of the lecture time is done in an online classroom. Students will participate in online discussion boards, online lectures, and access online quizzes. The student will still attend class for some lecture, lab, and clinical experiences. . Upon completion of this program, the student is eligible to take the National Certification Exam for the Phlebotomy Technician.
Total Course Hours: 160
Course Fees: $500 includes e-textbook, background checks, drug screen, AHA Basic Life Support (CPR), and student insurance.
Prerequisites for registration are:
Must provide a copy of one of the following: unofficial High School transcripts, College Transcripts, GED, or Equivalency
Current Immunizations (negative TB test or chest x-ray, MMR, Tetanus, and date -if applicable- of Chicken Pox)
This course is a review of the practical training for a phlebotomy technician. It is available to
students who have completed a formal Phlebotomy Training Program with in the past 2 years
with proof of a minimum of 100 successful venipunctures. If formal training has been in the past
2-5 years, student must provide documentation of 2 years of Phlebotomy work experience.
Emphasis is placed on patient interaction and application of standard precautions, proper
collection techniques, special procedures, specimen handling, and data management.
Total Course Hours: 10