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About the program

Recommended by NCCLS, students will be trained on vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture blood-culture and specimen collection.  Students will learn medical terminology, related anatomy, physiology and utilization of laboratory equipment High emphasis is placed on professionalism, ethics, proper patient identification, labeling of specimens, quality specimen handling and processing.  Successful completion of the course will prepare students to challenge the ASCP National Registry Exam.

Class type
Online
Type
workforce
Industry
Allied Health
Campus
Harlingen
Length
245 Hours
ESTIMATED COST
$1,200
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Employment of phlebotomist is projected to grow 25 percent by 2026, much faster than the average for all occupation. Hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and other locations will need phlebotomist to perform blood work.

  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Blood donor centers
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Public health agencies
  • Nursing homes
  • Research institutions
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