Students pursuing a certificate in National Phlebotomy will take courses focused on skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. This includes vacuum devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.
Students may pick up an application packet from the Abilene Campus Welcome center, download and print it from the Cisco website, or email Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The program is 8 weeks long and classes will be held Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 6:00 - 9:30pm. The cost of the course is $850 with additional cost for background check, drug screen, and uniform.
- October 22nd - December 12th, 2019 (Holland High School students only)
- January 13th - March 5th, 2020
- March 16th - May 7th, 2020
Price: $850 Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6:00 - 9:30pm
* These dates are subject to change *
What Can This Program Do For You
Potential Career Paths
- Phlebotomy Specialist
- Medical Lab Technician (MLT)
- Traveling Phlebotomist
- Donor Phlebotomy Specialist
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