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Phlebotomy Technician Seminar

  • The Training Center of Central Texas 455 E Central Texas Expy Harker Heights, TX, 76548 United States (map)

December 17th, 2019 - January 23rd, 2020

Mon-Fri 8:00am - 12:30pm

The Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares students with classroom and laboratory theories in various techniques to perform blood collection, labeling, and transporting specimens which are necessary for diagnosis and care of the patient.   The program covers the healthcare setting, medical terminology, the overview of the human anatomy body, blood collection procedures; and special procedures, including infection control.

Phlebotomy Technician Laboratory - In this section of the course, students will study the fundamentals of laboratory procedures, as well as perform 45 live venipunctures (blood draws / ‘sticks’) under supervision in a controlled setting. Topics covered in this section include:

  • quality control and safety in labs

  • blood collection procedures

  • clinical chemistry, microbiology, and immunology

  • blood collection techniques, processing, safety, and compliance.

  • urinalysis specimen collection and drug testing

  • capillary blood draw using vacuum collection

  • familiarity with syringes

  • capillary skin puncture

  • butterfly needles

  • blood culture specimen collection

The objective of the this program is to educate and train students to perform blood collection.  Students will perform live 40 sticks as part of the training. The Phlebotomist is in the diagnosis and care of a patient.

Employment opportunities include hospitals, private clinics, blood laboratories, blood banks, and nursing homes.

Upon completion, you will be eligible to sit for the National Exam to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

 

Earlier Event: December 17
Comprehensive Clinical Medical Assistant