As a Phlebotomy Technician the laboratory relies on you to collect quality samples from the patient to produce quality laboratory results. To do this, a phlebotomy technician must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence with patients while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe and reliable manner. This course is intended for those who have no experience and want to become employed as a Phlebotomy Technician in a clinical laboratory or public health department setting. Students work in teams practicing on one another. The course includes 64 hours of classroom training and a 100 hour externship to provide you with a complete learning experience.
Community Job Survey: Starting pay $12-21 per hour. As the baby boomer generation ages the need for qualified health professionals continues to increase dramatically. The fastest growth in this field is expected in independent medical laboratories as hospitals continue to send a greater amount of their lab work to off-site facilities.
Pre-requisites: Minimum 18 years of age and high school completion or its equivalent
Certification: Upon successful completion of the program graduates will receive a certificate. Graduates will be eligible to apply for certification as a Phlebotomy Technician and be prepared to take the national exam.
Schedule: HLTH 1126-90 (57806) Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM in ISC Building, Room 115. October 9 - December 19 - Coursework (64 hours) Externship (100 hours) - to follow coordinated by Boston Reed College
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