The Phlebotomy Technician course will provide participants the training necessary for employment and advancement in the healthcare field. The course will provide a classroom instruction and a pre-arranged clinical internship. The course will cover equipment and procedures for blood collection by venipuncture and capillary punctures and participants will perform routine phlebotomy procedures (venipuncture; blood-drawing or finger sticks) using several different methods. Proper collection, processing and transporting techniques will be presented, along with information about basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, specimen handling, clinical relevance and laboratory tests, safety, liability and professional ethics. Please note: You will practice blood-drawing on each other.
Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED
Proof of immunization (Hepatitis B, MMR, Tetanus Varicella, Mantoux)
Mandatory clinical rotation are during the day hours and require standing for 8 hours at a time
Must participate in lab each class period
Please note: This is an accelerated class schedule and may not be suitable for all participants. Success requires time spent outside of class to complete reading and assignments.
DATES: September 10 – November 20, 2019
Classroom: September 10- October 10
Tuesday and Thursday evenings
Pine Technical & Community College, Room 250(Medical assistance lab)
Clinical: October 10 – November 20, 2019
Monday – Friday Day Shift – times vary
Dates and times will be arranged in class
COST: $1,200 – cost includes book, all classroom materials, disposables and clinical arrangements.
Participants have the right to take only the classroom portion of the course for $900
Cancellation Policy: To cancel you must notify us 7 days before your scheduled class start date. No refund will be issued after that point for any reason.