The Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to prepare students for employment in a hospital laboratory, blood center, or other health care facility to draw blood by venipuncture and capillary puncture.
Students are taught safe and efficient work practices in obtaining adequate and correct blood specimens, labeling specimens, and transporting specimens correctly to the appropriate laboratory sections.The Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and other diseases are stressed.
|Estimated tuition cost:||$999|
|Estimated time to complete:||8 weeks|
This is a Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Certificate program. The program is approximately 8 weeks long (150 contact hours). The Phlebotomy Program provides learning experiences that enable the student to acquire and assimilate the necessary skills to function effectively as a supportive health care provider. This program is highly demanding, and students are therefore more successful if they do not work while in the program. If students must work for financial support, the program strongly recommends a limit of 20 hours of employment per week. Students should also consider family responsibilities before committing to a full-time accelerated program.
To facilitate the clinical portion of the program, students are assigned to in class internship rotations. Students are responsible for their own transportation to the school and to various agencies in the community to which they are assigned for clinical experiences. Students enrolled in the clinical portion of the program are required to complete the Student Health Record and criminal background check process. Areas of study in this program include: