Phlebotomy Technician (PT) Training Program
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.
What Is A Phlebotomist?
A Phlebotomy Technician draws blood from patients or blood donors. They can also process and prepare the samples for testing. As needles can be scary, a phlebotomist must also have compassion and empathy for their patients.
Where Do Phlebotomists Work?
Phlebotomists work in hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinical facilities like doctor’s offices, blood donation centers, urgent care, and employment diagnostic testing facilities.
What Are The Admission Requirements?
Phlebotomy Training Requirements
- Must be at least 18 years old 16 and 17 years old who have graduated from high school or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam(CHSPE) must obtain parental consent.
- High School Diploma, high school transcript or certificate of high school equivalency, or GED, and evaluation of courses if a foreign graduate.
- Current CPR card (BLS Health Care Provider)
- Passing Score of (12) on the Wonderlic SLE test
- Lives Scan Fingerprinting
- Current CPR (BLS Health Care Provider)
- Pass drug screening
- Complete physical examination report
How Long Does It Take To Complete The Phlebotomy Technician Program?
Fulltime 7:30am-1:30pm Monday to Friday (12 Days)
Saturdays 8:00am-2:00pm Saturday and Sunday (8 Weeks)
What Are the Types of Courses Taught in the Phlebotomy Technician Program?
The Phlebotomy Technician program consists of 40 hours didactic training which is broken into 20 hours basic lessons and 20 hours advance lessons.
In addition to classroom training a minimum of 40 hours of externship training 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 Phlebotomy Technician students are required to observe 2 arterial punctures.
How Much is the Tuition Fee?
Tuition for the Phlebotomy Technician training program is $1,200.
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What Does Tuition Cover?
Classroom training, clinical practicum, books, lab and supplies and simulation lab training are covered by your tuition.
Student cost includes materials such as notebooks, pen pencils, uniforms and the fees for testing and licensure.
Where Do I Take My Classes?
The didactic part is taught at school campus situated on 1225 West 190th Street, Suite 375 Gardena, California 90248 and
Clinical practice will take place at approved clinical sites that are in partnership with TSHAS.