This course prepares students to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will review blood collection, the skills needed to perform venipunctures and other collection techniques. This course also includes terminology, blood collection procedures, order of draw and other topics. Classroom and lab work include terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.
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.
- Live, interactive webinars led by instructors to bring the content to life
- Established program schedules and structure to help you keep on pace
- Graded discussion forums, assignments, challenging assessments and interactive activities to ensure you’re on track for success
- Scheduled on-site lab sessions for students to gain hands-on skills*
*IMPORTANT: This program includes on-campus labs scheduled on-site at your facility as well as externship opportunities with local employers. Both of these elements will be scheduled consistent with community health guidance to ensure the health and safety of all students, instructors and support staff.
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.
Course Dates and Times
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Asynchronous Online, 6 month access
This workshop is offered through our continuing education online partner.