Mon & Wed, 5:30p-9:30p
9/11/2023 – 11/29/2023
1/08/2024 – 4/03/2024
4/10/2024 – 6/26/2024
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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.
Phlebotomy Technician Job Outlook According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (SOC Code 31-9097) Employment of nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants is expected to grow by 24% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork. The 2016 median annual wage was $32,710.00.