Phlebotomy Technicians work in hospitals, physician offices, group practices, independent laboratories, health maintenance organizations, and public facilities. Duties of a phlebotomy technician may include drawing blood, preparing specimens for storage or testing, assembling equipment and verifying patients’ records. A phlebotomist may also interview and screen donors at a blood bank.
Length & Cost of Training
The program consists of 119 hours of classroom instruction and 120 hours of supervised clinical internship in an approved site with a full service laboratory. This program may be completed in 3-4 months. Tuition is $1,052. Books, uniforms, and liability insurance are also required.
Graduates of the Phlebotomy Technician program are qualified to take a national certification examination, specifically the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
- High school diploma or GED or transcript evaluation equivalence and 18 years of age.
- Eligible to work in the U.S.
- Documentation or assessment of entry-level academic skills in reading, writing, and math or previous college coursework
- Documentation or assessment of computer skills – Windows, MS Office or transcripted computer course
- Completed application packet, immunization records, and health form
|CPR for Health Professionals (EMSP 1019)||7|
|Basic Medical Terminology and A&P ( NUPC-1019)||48|
|Phlebotomy (PLAB 1023)||48|
|Phlebotomy II (PLAB 1091)||56|
|Clinical: Phlebotomy (PLAB 1060)||120|
|*Course offerings vary by semester.|
|Clinical Requirements: Proof of medical insurance, liability insurance, CPR, immunizations, TB test, criminal background check and drug screen required.|