Phlebotomy Technician Course
Course No: NUR 8425
Length: 92.5 hrs
Broaden your horizons with a new career in Phlebotomy Technology! Become a certified Phlebotomy Technician today. This course is designed to give you the hands on experience and skills needed for state certification in just 88 hours through a combination of didactic hours, hands-on clinical training and CPR training. The text book and uniform are included in the price of the class. This course is approved by the VA.
This program provides the benefits of hands on training in Phlebotomy.
All students are required to perform 30 live venipuncture and 10 live capillary sticks to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT).
As a CPT, you’ll draw blood from patients in hospitals, blood centers, or similar facilities for analysis or other medical purposes. As a CPT, you may perform some or all of the following tasks: •Perform basic phlebotomy procedures •Evaluate patients for ability to withstand venipuncture procedure •Explain the venipuncture procedure and answer patient questions •Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels on patients •Prepare blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for testing according to established standards
Note: The Phlebotomy Technician Certification program (CPT) is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and issues CPT certifications through National Healthcareer Association, Inc.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to identify and explain basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, perform skin punctures, various types of live venipuncture procedures with confidence using standard precautions, prepare specimens for laboratory use, and learn all aspects of a Phlebotomy Tech's role in the clinical area.
Who Should Attend:
All persons interested in becoming Phlebotomy Technicians If you have further questions, please call (813) 259-6513.