Blood is the source of human life. It possesses the origin of human DNA and is often the foundation for evidence when diagnosing and treating a patient. As a result, phlebotomists represent an integral piece to any healthcare team. If you’re striving to break into the healthcare industry, enjoy working with people and are patient and compassionate, this could be a viable career path for you.
High school diploma or equivalent, completion of our Basic Skills Assessment and submission of the Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.
The Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application are located online. The instructions are here. You will be directed to the program application after completing the skills assessment.
- How to work directly with patients to collect quality blood samples
- How to prepare samples for laboratory testing
- Anatomy of the circulatory system
- Medical terminology
- Quality assurance
- Infection control
- HIPAA security and privacy
- Venipuncture procedures
- Capillary procedures
- Heel sticks
- Non-blood specimens
This two-month, 80-hour certificate program will assist you in preparing for the National Healthcareer Association Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam.
“I heard from several people that it was a really great program with awesome instructors. [Their] experience and the hands-on opportunities provided make the course.”
— Macie Smith, graduate
Contact us to find out more about this professional program.
- Interest-free payment plans available on a case-by-case basis
- VA Education Benefits
- WIOA funding
- Continuing education loans
- Diagnostic laboratories
- Blood donor centers
- Physician offices
- Nursing homes
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— Employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 27% through 2022 (Bureau of Labor Statistics).