Limited Phlebotomy Technician (LPT) – 20 Hour

$ 250.00

Courses Included
  • Apply now with a $250 application fee
  • This amount is applied to the final tuition amount of $750
  • Remaining balance due is $500
  • Textbook not included 
  • Applicants must attend the New Student Orientation prior to starting class.
  • Call the office for more information 714-577-0187

The phlebotomist is one of the most important positions in the clinical laboratory.  Without the phlebotomist there would be no specimen for the clinical laboratory to run tests on. 

The Limited Phlebotomy Technician (LPT) program follows guidelines established by the California Department of Public Health Laboratory Field Services in preparation for state certification and employment as a Limited Phlebotomy Technician. The Limited Phlebotomy Technician (LPT) certificate authorizes you to do skin puncture blood collection only.  The program focuses on state-identified topics of basic anatomy and medical terminology, infection control, and procedures necessary for skin puncture blood collection.  

The 20 Hour Course – Didactic Basic 24 Hours, Total 24 Hours

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The phlebotomist is one of the most important positions in the clinical laboratory.  Without the phlebotomist there would be no specimen for the clinical laboratory to run tests on. 

The Limited Phlebotomy Technician (LPT) program follows guidelines established by the California Department of Public Health Laboratory Field Services in preparation for state certification and employment as a Limited Phlebotomy Technician. The Limited Phlebotomy Technician (LPT) certificate authorizes you to do skin puncture blood collection only.  The program focuses on state-identified topics of basic anatomy and medical terminology, infection control, and procedures necessary for skin puncture blood collection.  

The 20 Hour Course – Didactic Basic 24 Hours, Total 24 Hours

Product Requirements

Course Learning Objectives

By the conclusion of the course the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the health care delivery system and medical terminology.
  • Associate the major areas / departments of the clinical laboratory with the laboratory tests ordered to evaluate a patient’s pathologic condition / illness.
  • Define the role of the Limited Phlebotomy Technician
  • Demonstrate effective patient service
  • Practice basic infection control following standard precautions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of communicable diseases
  • Identify the anatomic structure and function of body systems in relation to services performed by phlebotomists.
  • Describe and demonstrate proper SHARPs handling and disposal
  • Demonstrate proper techniques to perform capillary puncture.
  • Demonstrate understanding of quality assurance in phlebotomy.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the basic concepts of communications, personal and patient interaction, stress management, professional behavior and legal implications of the work environment.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and trouble-shooting
  • Perform clerical duties required to document phlebotomy
  • Practice quality assurance and safety