Phlebotomy Technician

Program Dates

Class meets: Autumn 2014

Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30


Cost/Tuition

$20 Non-Refundable Application Fee
$895 Tuition

Payment plans are available for this program..

 

Program Description:

     The 80-hour class is comprised of classroom and hands-on instruction. In order to sit for the certification test, students must have completed a minimum of 25 successful venipunctures and capillary punctures.  Students will be expected to practice venipunctures on one another and on guests they invite to class who have completed a waiver form.

     To explore more information about a career as a Phlebotomy Technician, go to the U.S. Department of Labor's ONET site.


Students will learn to:

  • Prepare and inform patients for venipuncture.
  • Identify the OSHA safety precautions that must be followed.
  • Explain the order of the draw for the vacuum tube and butterfly methods.
  • Describe the guidelines for use of evacuated tubes.
  • Identify possible problems during a venipuncture.
  • Define the phlebotomist’s role in collecting and transporting specimens.
  • Maintain collection equipment.
  • Identify tube additives and their actions.
  • List sites for venipuncture, capillary and arterial puncture.

The curriculum includes:

20 hours of Anatomy & Physiology & Medica Terminology 60 hours of Phlebotomy Instruction

 

Program Requirements:

  • Submit the $20 non-refundable application fee.
  • Begin Hepatitis B Immunization series before attending class.
  • Provide proof of a recent two-step mantoux (TB test).
  • Wear scrubs, lab coat and appropriate shoes to class.

Location:

Tolles Career & Technical Center

7877 US Highway 42 South

Plain City, OH  43064