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Phlebotomy

Since June 2019, 1,675 jobs were posted by companies in our region for professionals in this field. The median salary for a phlebotomist is $35,505 per year. (Source: EMSI Career Coach)

Phlebotomy I provide 80 hours of in-class lecture and hands-on student laboratory. Topics include universal precautions and safety, special collection procedures, handling and processing of specimens, anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology. Learn manual skills to perform venipuncture and skin puncture techniques along with didactic training to assure quality specimens. The course also encompasses 100 clinical hours a local hospital. Clinical hours may encompass varied shifts. You must successfully complete Phlebotomy to qualify for the national certification exam. 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, CPR certification, Hepatitis B vaccinations, and health clearances.

Coming Spring 2023