Phlebotomy Technician

Code: F20-312
Price: $1,595.00
Prerequisites: Medical Terminology/must be able to speak and write fluent English.
Instructor: Angela Kelley, Phlebotomists at Cape Cod Healthcare
Day/Time: MONDAY/WEDNESDAY - 6:00-9:00pm
Start Date: TBA (FALL 2019)
Fees: 1595.00
Number of Class Meetings: 4 months
The primary responsibility of a Phlebotomist is to obtain blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Phlebotomists must be familiar with all aspects of the blood collection process. Lectures include laboratory terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen processing, communication skills, legal/ethical issues and professionalism. You will have hands-on laboratory practice sessions as well as clinical training. The course consists of 90 hours of classroom training. MUST HAVE TAKEN MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ON-SITE AT UCT OR AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE. You must meet acceptable standards in order to advance to clinical training. IN ORDER TO EARN YOUR PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ASSIGNED 3 WEEK DAYTIME (FULL-TIME) CLINICAL AT AN OFFSITE LAB AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE CLASSROOM PORTION. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE CLINICAL DURING THE SEMESTER YOU ARE ENROLLED. PREREQUISITE: Medical Terminology, must be able to Speak & Write Fluent English. MANDATORY ORIENTATION SESSION FOR PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. FINAL acceptance depends upon an acceptable CORI. Vaccinations should be completed before class starts. In order to complete the class requirements and earn a certificate, students must successfully complete a 3 week, 120 hour clinical during daytime hours at an area lab based on the instructor's discretion. Students must complete this clinical during the semester that they are enrolled. Upon successful completion of this program students are eligible to sit for the National Exam.  Students are required to purchase the following textbook prior to the start of class: The Phlebotomy Textbook, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0803620575.  
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