Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

Summary

  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Morning and evening classes available
  • Lecture and lab hours with hands-on training
  • 40-hour Externship opportunity to practice your skills in a clinic at a local employer

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Phlebotomy Technician Training Program

The Phlebotomy Technician program equips students with the essential knowledge, skills, and practical training required to excel in an entry-level role as a Phlebotomy Technician. The main component of this training program is instruction on blood drawing techniques and clinical specimen handling. Additionally, you'll learn patient care techniques to alleviate anxiety during blood draws, emphasizing crucial skills covered in our Phlebotomy Technician course.

The Phlebotomy Technician program prepares students for employment in various healthcare settings, including clinical labs, hospitals, clinics, or physician offices. It offers comprehensive instruction in essential skills, such as accurate patient identification, proper selection and preparation of the skin puncture site, blood collection techniques, and post-puncture care, among others.

Additionally, our program incorporates an externship component, offering you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a local employer in the phlebotomy field. During this externship, you'll have the chance to be mentored by seasoned professionals and engage with actual patients in a real-world environment.

If you're aspiring to become a Phlebotomist and obtain your Phlebotomy Technician Certificate, we encourage you to enroll in our Phlebotomy Technician Training Program Completed in as few as 16 weeks, this course fast-tracks you towards embarking on a fulfilling career in phlebotomy.

Summary

  • Duration: 16 weeks
  • Morning and evening classes available
  • Lecture and lab hours with hands-on training
  • 40-hour Externship opportunity to practice your skills in a clinic at a local employer

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Skills You Will Learn

The Phlebotomy Technician Course covers the following topics and skills:

  • Proper identification of sites
  • Skin preparation for blood draws
  • Introduction to blood collection equipment
  • Familiarity with the different types of tubes and additives
  • Specimen transportation, processing, and storage
  • Post-puncture care
  • Needle & sharp item disposal
  • Infectious disease control
  • Blood specimen processing
  • Basic communication and professional behavior
  • Mandatory externship
  • Performing 50 successful venipunctures
  • Performing 10 successful skin punctures

Phlebotomy Technician Career Outcomes

It can be exciting training for a new career! U.S. Academy wants you to know that once you become a Phlebotomist Technician, you can work in clinical labs, hospitals, nursing homes, physician's offices, and more.

As a graduate of the program, you may qualify for the following positions:

  • Phlebotomist
  • Lab Assistant
  • Medical Lab Assistant
  • Accessioner
  • Lab Specimen Processor
  • Mobile Phlebotomist
  • Floor Technician
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Health Screener
  • Medical Assistant

About the Phlebotomy Program

The Phlebotomy Technician training program instructs students in the collection, transportation, and handling of laboratory specimens. Additionally, the program focuses on techniques for comforting patients with needle and blood-related phobias. Through hands-on training, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills, gaining invaluable experience that will ready you for a career as an entry-level phlebotomist.

If you're prepared to start your career in the phlebotomy field, we invite you to enroll in U.S. Academy's Phlebotomy Technician training program. This program can be completed in as few as 16 weeks, positioning you on the path to becoming a Phlebotomist.

Enrollment is available monthly, enabling you to begin training for a new career in less than a month. You can reach out to us, and our admissions team will provide you with all the necessary information to enroll in our Phlebotomy Technician program.

Course Titles

Hours

Phlebotomy Practice and Healthcare settings, Proper Identification and Preparation of site, Post Puncture Care, Disposal of Sharps, Needles, Biohazardous Waste Instructions to Client, Infection Control

7

Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems HIV/AIDS Training - 4 hours

7

Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems: Circulatory System (Continued) & 7 Phlebotomy Equipment

7

Phlebotomy Technique

7

Phlebotomy Technique (Continued) & Challenge of Phlebotomy Lecture, 7 Basic Final Exam & Venipuncture Lab

7

Caring for the Pediatric Patient

6

Sample Considerations and Special Procedures

6

Sample Preparation and Handling & Customer Services

6

Compliance, Legal, and Ethical Issues & Competency Lecture

6

Practical Assessment & Final Exam

5

Externship-Mandatory

40

Classes Starting
May 29th, 2024!