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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Phlebotomy Technician Program


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This 90-hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Note: This 90-hour program does not include clinical rotations.

The phlebotomy technician is a vital member of the clinical lab team; whose main function is to obtain patients' blood specimens. The field of phlebotomy has greatly expanded in the past several years and this team member's role has recently been brought into sharper focus. Our part-time, 13-week program gives you the skills to collect blood specimens and create a stress-free patient environment.

What are my career options?

As a phlebotomy technician, you can pursue employment in a variety of settings, including hospitals, health centers, medical group practices, HMO's, public health facilities, veteran hospitals and insurance carriers.

This course is eligible for college credit after the successful completion of the program.

Fee: $1,799 (Textbooks included)

Course Contact Hours - 90 hrs.

Registration Information


This special program requires a seperate registration process.

Contact:
Sue Reneker
304-260-4380 ext 2302
sreneker@blueridgectc.edu

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