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.
High School Diploma or GED, 9th grade reading level
Hepatitis B, negative TB skin test, seasonal flu shot, COVID immunization
Next Cohort Begins:
July 17-August 22, 2023
Students are required to cover the cost of disposable examination gloves and their own burgundy scrubs to wear for each class.
Books are included.
Students must earn an overall grade of 75% or higher to be eligible for an externship and receive a certificate of completion.
National Certification examination cost through the National Center for Competency Testing is not included in the tuition cost.