The Phlebotomy Technician program (PT) at Excelsior Healthcare Academy EHA offers a carefully-planned training experience that boasts classroom theory and clinical rotations that are unsurpassed in terms of personal attention and top-notch, hands-on experience. This program prepares students to work in hospitals, laboratories, medical offices, home health agencies, research clinics and blood banks. For your convenience, this medical program offers evening classes, so you can complete your training while keeping up with your busy lifestyle.
The Phlebotomy Technician program core curriculum trains students in a laboratory that provides a “hands-on” experience that teaches these essential skills:
- Analyzing blood and other bodily fluids
- Evaluating patient condition for certain blood work
- Understanding venipuncture procedures
- Performing basic point of care testing
- How to prepare fluids for testing
- How to administer fluid testing
- Quality patient care
The curriculum of the Phlebotomy Technician program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to become a valued member of the medical community. The program offers flexible scheduling, making it possible for students in a variety of life situations to being a new career as a CPT. The Phlebotomy Technician program typically takes 2 to 3 months to complete.
The Phlebotomy Technician Program Offers Evening School Classes
Whether it’s family, job or other commitments, we understand that your life is extremely busy. That’s why Excelsior Healthcare Academy EHA offers Phlebotomy Technician classes at night. Evening classes typically feature four-hour lectures three times per week, which allows you to keep up with your daily obligations. You’ll still receive the same level of hands-on, quality instruction from registered nurses and phlebotomists who have both clinical and educational experience.
Advantages of Phlebotomy Technician Evening Classes Include:
- Smaller class size with easier access to faculty and lab resources
- The ability to take care of personal commitments during the day
- You can keep your day job or interview for potential jobs during the day
- You’ll be surrounded by students with similar lifestyles
- You’ll receive a quality education to jump-start your medical career
What Does A Phlebotomy Technician Do?
Phlebotomy technicians draw blood from patients in hospitals, blood centers and other medical facilities that specialize in the bodily fluid analysis. The position is an essential part of the medical community, assisting doctors and physicians in diagnosing patients and preventative care. Typically the Phlebotomy Technician, works directly with patients, reporting results to doctors, nurses and other medical professionals.
Phlebotomy Technician Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To:
- Drawing blood from patients
- Patient evaluation
- Venipuncture procedures
- Performing basic point of care testing
- Checking blood glucose levels
- Preparing blood, urine, and other bodily fluids for testing
- Reporting results to doctors and medical offices
Career Opportunities for Graduates of the Phlebotomy Technician Program
The outlook for employment for Phlebotomy Technicians is positive, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The need for clinical lab workers is expected to be in more demand due to a growth in the volume and variety of laboratory tests. The largest increase is expected to be in the independent medical laboratory field. More specifically, the popular job titles for graduates include:
- Phlebotomy Technician
- Phlebotomy Tech
“Excelsior Healthcare Academy is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.”
“Excelsior Healthcare Academy is not accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.”
The school does not guarantee the transferability of credits to another school, college, or university. Credits or coursework are not likely to transfer; any decision on the comparability, appropriateness, and applicability of credit and whether credit should be accepted is the decision of the receiving institution.
With training from Excelsior Healthcare Academy, you’ll be prepared to jump-start your career as a healthcare professional! We’re ready to ensure your success through every step of the enrollment process!Register