Phlebotomy Technician

The phlebotomist is a vital member of the clinical laboratory team, whose main function is to obtain patient’s blood specimens by venipuncture and micro-collection for testing purposes. The demand for phlebotomy technicians has increased substantially with the overall complexity of healthcare services and the risks of infectious disease. Current healthcare industry experts predict a 15% increase in phlebotomy jobs by 2024.

This course prepares learners to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Learners will become familiar with all aspects of blood collection and will review the skills needed to perform venipunctures safely. Topics in this course include medical terminology, related anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, and procedures for collection of other types of specimens within the scope of practice of the phlebotomist.

Certification Opportunities

After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.

NWCA CPT

National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

 

Program Includes:

  • Anytime learning, complete lessons and assignments on your schedule within 6 months
  • Video lesson presentations to bring the content to life
  • Assessments and activities to ensure you’re on track for success

Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As learners progress through their eLearning program, an externship coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.

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Upon registering, you have six (6) months to complete the program.

Course Dates and Times

Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees

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Anytime Online

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$1,799


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This workshop is offered through our continuing education online partner.