Since March 2018, 1,314 jobs were posted by companies in our region for professionals in this field. The median salary for a phlebotomist is $34,140 per year. (Source: EMSI Career Coach)
Phlebotomy I provides in-class lecture and hands-on student laboratory. Topics of discussion include universal precautions and safety, special collection procedures, handling and processing of specimens, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and communication skills. You will learn manual skills to perform venipuncture and skin puncture techniques along with didactic training to assure quality specimens. A certificate of completion is awarded to students maintaining a minimum of 75% in each area measured. Class size is limited to 12 students. The course textbook must be purchased prior to the first class. Required Textbook: Phlebotomy Essentials (7th Edition), ISBN: 9781496387073
Phlebotomy II encompasses 100 clinical hours at a local hospital. Clinical hours may encompass varied shifts: Monday-Sunday. You must successfully complete Phlebotomy I and Phlebotomy II to qualify for the national certification exam application. Hospitals require the following, which is not covered in the cost: scrubs, malpractice insurance, PA criminal background check, FBI background check, child abuse clearance, urine drug screen, Hepatitis B vaccination, and certain immunizations and health tests. The College will provide a photo ID.
*This program is eligible for a 5-month payment plan. Continuing education loans are available to those who qualify.*
Phlebotomy I: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6/1-8/5, 6-8pm
Phlebotomy II: Dates TBD
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