As a Phlebotomy Technician, you will be trained to draw blood samples from patients in a clinical laboratory or public health setting, producing quality results while gaining the trust and confidence of patients. The program prepares you to take the Exam for Phlebotomy Certification (CPT) through the National Healthcare Association (NHA) and includes 70 hours of classroom instruction and a 40-hour clinical externship (beginning approximately halfway through classroom instruction). In externship, students will draw blood from patients, under the direct supervision of a laboratory supervisor and/or licensed phlebotomist preceptor. Students must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Course fee includes liability insurance, CPR certification, externship placement and certification exam. Textbooks and scrubs purchased separately. Preregistration required.
Please Note: If student requests to withdraw from the class it must be submitted in writing to the Community Education Office. A refund will be granted under the following conditions and less the appropriate fees: If received seven (7) days prior to the starting date, the refund amount will be course fee LESS: $250 Administrative fee. If received prior to the third class meeting, the refund amount will be course fee LESS: $400 Administrative fee.*Plus prorated class attendance and consumable supplies to be calculated. (varies by program; up to $450 depending on classes attended) No REFUND will be granted after the third class meeting. Students who are dismissed from the program are not eligible for a refund. These are intensive programs and we make no guarantee of completion or passage.