Phlebotomy Online

850.00 online (self-pace)

Hybrid

Lecture- In person
Skill Section in person

  • Course Length: Available In person/ Hybrid
  • Time: Allow approximately 6–8-hour training.
  • Regulations covered:
  • Formats: In person
  • Language: Available in English
  • Exam fee and books required
  • Complete the Phlebotomy training
  • Complete venipuncture skills check list.
  • Final Proctored Exam

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Course Description: The Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to teach the technical and procedural aspects of basic phlebotomy, including the collection of blood specimens and venipuncture required to become a Phlebotomy Technician. Students acquire knowledge and skills in Phlebotomy and infection control, legal issues in healthcare, overview of human anatomy and physiology, phlebotomy equipment and supplies, and procedures. Phlebotomists may work in clinical laboratories, hospitals, community health centers, nursing homes, doctor’s offices, blood donation centers and other health care facilities. Once you earn a Certificate, you must take the state exam, which includes both a written test and practical skills:

Course Objective:

  • Venipuncture
  • Anatomy of the arm
  • Equipment and components of collection systems
  • Basic phlebotomy procedure
  • Skin Puncture
  • Equipment and components of collection systems
  • Basic skin puncture procedure
  • Specimen processing
  • Identification, aliquoting and labeling specimens according to laboratory protocol
  • Safety
  • Location and discussion of proper use of clinical laboratory safety equipment, devices and personal protective gear
  • Review of bloodborne pathogens and universal precautions
  • Professionalism
  • Communication protocol
  • Interrelation phlebotomist-patient
  • Attitudes and traits expected of clinical laboratory professionals
  • Patient confidentiality

Skills:

Knowledge and Application (Cognitive Skills):

  • Cognitive processes
  • Analysis skills
  • Collect and organize data in a systematic fashion.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Recognize errors or discrepancies during lab procedures
  • Select corrective actions for problem solving
  • Safety skills
  • Recognize safety equipment and laboratory safety measures
  • Communication skills

Performance (Psychomotor Skills):

  • Utilize safety measures and equipment
  • Utilize adequate personal protective equipment, sharp container, fume hood and other safety devices
  • Perform venipuncture
  • Select adequate materials and equipment
  • Select site for peripheral blood collection using tourniquet and palpation
  • Disinfect collection site
  • Perform venipuncture using vacutainer system
  • Perform venipuncture using a syringe
  • Label specimens according to laboratory protocol
  • Perform skin puncture
  • Select adequate materials and equipment
  • Select site for capillary blood collection
  • Disinfect collection site
  • Perform skin puncture using lancet
  • Label specimens according to laboratory protocol
  • Process specimens
  • Mix whole blood sample
  • Store samples at proper temperature