PHLEBOTOMY TRAINING (PT) PROGRAM (80 Clock Hours)
The objective of the phlebotomy training program is to prepare students to pass the California Phlebotomy Technician Certification Examination and eventually seek employment as an entry level phlebotomy technician.
The program consists of 40 hours didactic training which is broken into 20 hours basic lessons and 20 hours advance lessons. In addition, the program provides a minimum 40 hours of externship training in a clinical laboratory. This program provides training in obtaining blood specimens by venipuncture and micro collection techniques. The phlebotomist is considered a part of the laboratory team as such is trained in all aspects of specimen collection and processing. The program provides hands on training to the students in the clinical to become proficient in venipuncture and capillary punctures.
In addition to classroom training an externship in a chemical laboratory required before completion in which a student should perform at least 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures on patients of all ages from pediatric to geriatric. The students are required to observe 2 arterial punctures.
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