Phlebotomy Technician

Course Bio:

 

This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. This program includes a clinical externship rotation for all students. To be eligible for the clinical rotation, students must successfully complete the 90-hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements.  

Career Details:

What Is a Phlebotomy Technician?

Phlebotomy technicians assist patients with the collection of blood and other clinical specimens. 

 
What Does a Phlebotomy Technician Do?

As an important member of the clinical laboratory team, you will:

  • draw blood specimens by venipuncture, syringe and micro-collection techniques

  • collect and process other clinical specimens

  • prepare samples for laboratory testing and analysis

  • assemble and maintain medical instruments such as needles, test tubes, blood vials, and centrifuges

What Career Opportunities Does a Phlebotomy Technician Have?

Upon completion of the program, you’ll have numerous career opportunities, including working at: 

  • clinical labs

  • hospitals

  • independent laboratories

  • physicians’ offices

  • health maintenance organizations

  • public health agencies

  • nursing homes

  • research institutions

  • blood donor centers

  • mobile laboratories 

Course Details

Course Hours:

Classroom: 90

Where:

Norwich, CT / Willimantic, CT / Online 

 

Tuition Cost:

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Available To Those That Qualify!

Days:

Tuesdays / Thursdays

Times:

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Semester:

Winter / Spring:

01/03/20 - 05/20/20

 

Spring / Summer:

08/10/20 - 12/18/20 

Spring / Summer:

08/10/20 - 12/18/20

Prerequisite:

High School Diploma

Course Details

What Will I Learn With This Training?

In our 4-month long program you will gain hands-on experience and learn to: 

  • draw blood from patients and blood donors

  • put patients at ease during procedure

  • verify a person’s identity to ensure proper labeling of the blood

  • label the drawn blood for testing or processing

  • enter patient information into a database

  • learn to process specimens for testing 

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