Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy is the practice of drawing blood. Nowadays, it is primarily performed for the purpose of diagnosing and monitoring a patient's condition. A PT is someone who also has the ability to perform other types of specimen collection, such as: urine collection, mouth swabs, etc. They are employed in hospitals, clinics, private practices, diagnostic laboratories and blood banks.

PT Course Curriculum

Introduction to Phlebotomy

Health Care Structure; Occupational Safety; Infection Control

Phlebotomy Basics

Medical Terminology; Human Anatomy and Physiology; Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems

Specimen Collection

Venipuncture Equipment, Routine Venipuncture and Venipuncture Complications; Dermal Puncture; Blood Collection in Special Populations; Special Collections and Procedures; Special Nonblood Collection Procedures

Specimen Handling & Point-of-Care Testing

Specimen Transport; Specimen Handling and Transport; Introduction to Electrocardiography

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Program Prerequisites*
Our programs are generally designed for those who have a prior background in healthcare by way of experience, schooling, or job training. To qualify for our Clinical Medical Assistant program, you must be one of the following:
Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA), Patient Care Technician/Associate/Nurse, (PCT/PCA/NT), Registered, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (RN, LPN, LVN), Medical Doctor (MD), Emergency Medical Tech (EMT), Phlebotomy Tech (PT), IV Tech, Medical Lab Tech/Assistant (MLT/MLA), Medical Office Assistant (MOA), Dialysis Tech (DT), Health Information Technologist (HIT), Home Health Aid, Physician Assistant, Physician Technician®, Ultrasound Technician, Physical Therapist, Rehabilitation Specialist, Health Information Technologist, Health Records Specialist, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (DMS), Dental Hygienist, student of allied health or all medical (pre-nursing, pre-medical) or Natural Science college majors (Biology, Chemistry) or degree recipients.
*You may still meet the Pre-requisites for Program Participation if you are a current or past Healthcare professional, whether or not your profession is listed above irrespective of the amount of time that has passed since you were last in the medical field. In addition, consideration is given for medical work experience and schooling that meets certain criteria, regardless of whether or not it is healthcare-related.  More information about other ways to quailfy can be found on the Qualification web page.

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