Healthcare Education

Phlebotomy Technician and EKG Tech

Phlebotomy Technician and EKG Combo HybridThis course is designed to train the individual to be a phlebotomist and an EKG tech. 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.

This course also prepares you as an EKG Technician

As a Certified EKG Technician, you’ll operate machines that record the electrical activity of a patient’s heart. EKG rhythms provide important data for the diagnosis of heart conditions. As a CET, you may perform some or all of the following tasks: Set up and administer EKGs, stress tests; Prepare patients for Holter, or ambulatory monitoring; Edit and deliver final test results to physicians for analysis; Schedule appointments; Transcribe physicians' interpretations.

Completion of this program allows the individual to be eligible for the National Certification Exam through the National Healthcareer Association.

Total Course Hours: 200 (includes both online and in class/lab)

Course Fees: $600 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)