Students will learn about the duties and responsibilities, the work environment and safety considerations as they relate to the job of a phlebotomy technician; vital signs, blood cells and blood vessels; methods of specimen collection, including venipuncture, capillary puncture and arterial puncture; specimen transport; special phlebotomy procedures, including symptoms, equipment, tests, procedures and guidelines and IV insertion.
Students will master the following skill sets: sterilizing medical instruments, preparing and positioning the patient, using proper order of draw, securing blood samples via venipuncture and capillary puncture, labeling vials, processing specimens, as well as disposing of sharps and hazardous waste. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the MedCA certification exam.
Phlebotomy Program Schedule:
DAYS 14 WEEKS 2 days a week.
EVENINGS 14 WEEKS 2 days a week.
WEEKENDS 14 WEEKS 2 days a week.
2021 Phlebotomy/IV Schedules:
MONDAY/WEDNESDAY: 9AM-11:30AM MORNINGS (EVENINGS BEGIN ON THE SAME DATE 6PM-9PM)
1-11-2021 to 4-14-2021
4-19-2021 to 7/21/2021
7-26-2021 to 10-27-2021
TUESDAY/THURSDAY: 9AM-11:30AM MORNINGS (EVENINGS BEGIN ON THE SAME DATE 6PM-9PM)
1-12-2021 to 4-15-2021
4-20-2021 to 7-22-2021
7-27-2021 to 10-26-2020
1-16-2021 to 4-18-2021
5-15-2021 to 8-15-2021
8-28-2021 to 12-4-2021 ( out for Thanksgiving Holiday 11/24 to 11/26, this is also last weekend class of the year)
The cost for this program is $2000