Phlebotomy Technicians play a vital role in the healthcare industry. They draw blood from a patient for medical and clinical testing. These tests are used to verify the overall health of an individual and to diagnose medical conditions.
In as little 2 months you will learn how to properly collect and prepare blood samples from adults, infants, and children. Additionally, you will be prepared to sit for the American Allied Health National Certification Exam.
- Must be at least 18 years old.
NOTE: Some businesses may not hire individuals without a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
What Will I Learn?
In this 68-hour course (48 hours of classroom/lab time and 20 hours of externship) you will learn things such as:
- Draw blood from patients
- Collect non-blood samples from patients
- Transport, handle, and process specimens
- Assemble and maintain medical instruments such as needles, test tubes, and blood vials
|Non-Refundable (transferable one time), Registration Fee||$50.00|
|Textbook (may be purchased at the school)||$80.00|
|AAH National Certification Exam Fee||$110.00|
Where Can I Work?
- Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
- Physician Offices
- Medical Clinics
- Blood Donor Centers
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of phlebotomists is projected to grow 25 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomists to perform bloodwork. *
*”Phlebotomists.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 17 Dec. 2015. Web. 07 June 2016.