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Phlebotomy Technician

Course Description

Phlebotomy technicians collect and prepare quality blood specimens and other specimens for laboratory testing. Phlebotomists predominantly work in hospital laboratories, but they may also work in commercial laboratories, blood banks, physician’s offices or clinics, and other places where specimens are collected. The technician has direct patient contact and must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence while explaining procedures, getting vital signs, and minimizing pre-analytical errors in a safe and accurate manner. The Phlebotomist must be knowledgeable and possess skills in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical law and ethics, infection control & safety, and more.

Course Details

Cost: $1,000* 

*Students are required to cover the cost of disposable examination gloves and their own burgundy scrubs to wear for each class. Books are included. 

Instructors

Julie Cooper

Next Cohort Begins

April 9, 2024
Phlebotomy Flow Chart - April 2024

Course Requirements

Prerequisites

High School Diploma or GED
9th grade reading level

Immunizations

Hepatitis B

Grades

Students must earn an overall grade of 75% or higher to continue to receive a certificate of completion.

Additional Information

Certifications

National Certification examination cost through the National Center for Competency Testing is not included in the tuition cost.