Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program

Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Program Application (PDF)

Review of application begins two months prior to the start of the program.

General Information

This 150-hour phlebotomy tech course will concentrate on both clinical and didactic phlebotomy and specimen collection.

After successfully passing clinicals and the final exam, the student will be prepared to sit for the national certification test from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (a four-hour test preparation class is included in the course.)

Course Requirements

Students must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED and be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident to apply. Enrollment into this course is by application and selective admission only, pending background check. Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted for an interview if you meet requirements for admission into the program. Experience in healthcare preferred.

Background check, physical exam, seasonal flu shot and TB test are required prior to start of clinical work at Olathe Medical Center.

Course Description

The student will learn all aspects of phlebotomy in a healthcare setting, including collection procedures, safety guidelines, patient rights, test requirements, and equipment basics.

The student will be able to accurately perform venous collection, explain the proper steps for collection, and identify the supplies needed for collection.

Lecture and lab will cover the important areas in anatomy for collecting blood and will cover sites that are restricted in blood collection as well.

Lecture and initial clinical work will be held at the Olathe Health Education Center. Students who have successfully completed this portion of the course will be assigned a 1:1 rotation with an Olathe Medical Center laboratory staff to complete a 100+ hour clinical training rotation.

The phlebotomy program classes begin in spring and summer. Classes will meet on Fridays during the day for lecture and practice and require 100 clinical hours at Olathe Medical Center.

Costs

Tuition: $1,650

Additional costs for supplies, books, etc., will average $650.

This course is approved for WIA funds.

A 3-part payment plan is available for this course.

Contact

Call 913-469-3811 for more information about this course.

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