This course is designed for individuals interested in entering the healthcare field as well as looking to acquire additional skills. Graduates of this program may perform duties in the skill laboratory, medical office, clinic or private laboratories.
Specific duties may include performing venipunctures by vacutainer, butterfly and syringe methods, capillary blood collection and electrocardiography with basic interpretation, infection control, minor laboratory testing, medical record documentation and data entry. This course is designed to provide didactic information and competencies required by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) certification as a certified phlebotomy technician (CPT).
All graduates are required to complete certain numbers of venipuncture and sticks on a chosen clinical setup before they are presented for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) for certification as a phlebotomy technician. Successful students can work in hospitals, blood banks, doctor offices, and home health agencies.
Current Photo Identification
Social Security Card
US High School Diploma or GED
Pass Background Check
Pass Drug Screening
Health Care Provider CPR Certification
A negative Tuberculosis test not older than one year or x-ray not older than two years
The following immunizations are required:
Flu Shot (During Flu Season)
Measle / Mumps/ Rubella
Hepatitis B Vaccine
Program Length: 5 weeks
Morning classes: 8a.m. to 1:30p.m.
Monday through Thursday