88 Hours
Cost: $1400
Mon & Wed, 5:30p-9:30p
9/09/2024 – 12/04/2024
Approved for Adult Diploma Program
Class Size Limited to 10 Students
Registration Closes: 8/26/2024

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The Phlebotomy Technician program is a hands-on comprehensive course designed for students new to the industry. Phlebotomy Technicians are primarily responsible for the collection and preparation of blood samples for laboratory testing. Phlebotomists primarily seek employment in hospital and clinic settings, but sometimes work in nursing homes, private home care, and the insurance industry or research institutions. Students will be prepared to collect, transport, and process blood and other specimens for laboratory analysis. The program includes: • Introduction to Phlebotomy • Phlebotomy Basics • Specimen Collection • Specimen Handling • Professional Issues • American Heart CPR Certification All students will be required to complete a minimum of 30 venipuncture and 10 capillary needle sticks, in order to sit for the certification examination. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician Examination through the National Healthcareer Association. Certification exam and textbook costs are included.

Requirements prior to starting the course:

  1. 18 years of age or older;
  2. Recent physical (within past 8 months);
  3. Hepatitis B Series;
  4. One-Step Tuberculosis Test

Phlebotomy Technician Job Outlook According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (SOC Code 31-9097). Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 8 percent from 2022 to 2032, faster than the average for all occupations. About 19,500 openings for phlebotomists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire. The median annual wage for phlebotomists was $41,810 in May 2023.