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Certified Phlebotomy Technician

​The Phlebotomy Technician Program is broken up into 2 courses: Phlebotomy I and Phlebotomy II. Phlebotomy I is a 90-hour lecture and lab course that provides the first step to preparing for a career as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. The program begins with the healthcare delivery system, collection of materials and equipment, venipuncture and capillary techniques, and medical, legal and ethical implication of blood collection. 

LEARN
phelbotomy: drawing blood from patient
  • Technique & precautions
  • Anatomy & physiology 
  • Blood and cell composition
  • Blood sampling procedures
  • Laboratory safety
  • Communication & human relations skills
  • Ethical standards
Students will complete 30 venipuncture and 10 capillary sticks before the completion of the course to be eligible to sit for the National Certification exam by NHA. Upon successfully completing Phlebotomy I, students will be eligible to enroll in Phlebotomy II. In Phlebotomy II, students will complete an 80-externship at a local healthcare facility under direct supervision. 

Phlebotomy I: Lecture/Classroom/Lab
This 90-hour lecture course provides the first step to preparing for a career as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician. The program begins with the healthcare delivery system, collection of materials and equipment, venipuncture and capillary techniques, and medical, legal and ethical implications of blood collection. Students will complete 30 venipuncture and 10 capillary sticks before the completion of the course to be eligible to sit for the National Certification Exam given by NHA. Upon successful the Phlebotomy I course, student will be eligible to enroll in Phlebotomy II and complete a hands on clinical externship at a local healthcare facility.

Investment: $1,788 (Tuition: $1,500; Books: $123; Fees: $125; Supplies: $40)​
Location: Students will be placed at a clinical facility to complete their required hours

Phlebotomy II: Externship
Upon successful completion of the Phlebotomy I and instructor recommendation, students may register for Phlebotomy II Externship. Students will complete 80 hours at a local healthcare facility under direct supervision. Schedules will vary and will be assigned by the externship coordinator. Students must adhere to their schedule and complete the assigned hours. Note: Students have 6 months after Phlebotomy I to complete externship.
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Investment: $300 ​
Location: 10 Buck Street, Millville; Room B1

For more information, please call 856-776-2372.

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