Phlebotomy Technician I – 40 Hour Version

$ 250.00

Courses Included
  • Apply now with a $250 application fee
  • This amount is applied to the final tuition amount of $1,000
  • Remaining balance due is $750
  • Textbook not included
  • Applicants must attend the New Student Orientation prior to starting class.
  • Call the office for more information 714-577-0187

Instructional Model:  This class is offered in hybrid format that includes online lectures, and classroom skills if included in course.

EXTRA:   Live Sticks – If you would like to refresh your live skills or purchase additional sticks, sign up for the Live Stick Skills Laboratory

 

The Phlebotomy Technician I program follows guidelines established by the California Department of Public Health Laboratory Field Services in preparation for the state and national phlebotomy technician certification exams and employment as a certified phlebotomy technician.  The program focuses on state-identified topics of basic anatomy and medical terminology, infection control, and procedures necessary to appropriately collect laboratory specimens and communication with patients. This program will prepare the certified phlebotomy technician to work in a clinical laboratory environment and healthcare setting.

The 40 Hour Course Version – Didactic Basic and Advanced 48 Hours, Clinical Transfer credit, Total 48 Hours – For an applicant with at least 40 hours but less than 1040 hours of on-the-job phlebotomy experience in the past 5 years

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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 Phlebotomy Technician I program follows guidelines established by the California Department of Public Health Laboratory Field Services in preparation for the state and national phlebotomy technician certification exams and employment as a certified phlebotomy technician.  The program focuses on state-identified topics of basic anatomy and medical terminology, infection control, and procedures necessary to appropriately collect laboratory specimens and communication with patients. This program will prepare the certified phlebotomy technician to work in a clinical laboratory environment and healthcare setting.

 

Instructional Model:  This class is offered in hybrid format that includes online lectures, and classroom skills if included in course.

EXTRA:   Live Sticks – If you would like to refresh your live skills, sign up for the Live Stick Skills Laboratory

 

The 40 Hour Course Version – Didactic Basic and Advanced 48 Hours, Clinical Transfer credit, Total 48 Hours – For an applicant with at least 40 hours but less than 1040 hours of on-the-job phlebotomy experience in the past 5 years:

  • Student must complete the full didactic phlebotomy program of study and

either

  • complete the clinical externship of 40 hours (80 Hour Course Version)

or

  • provide transferable prior learning documentation for the clinical externship (40 Hour Course Version)

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
  • Demonstrate effective patient service
  • Practice basic and advanced infection control following standard precautions
  • Demonstrate knowledge of communicable diseases, including
  • Identify the anatomic structure and function of body systems in relation to services performed by phlebotomists.
  • Describe the components of
  • Trace the circulatory pathway of the
  • Describe and demonstrate proper SHARPs handling and disposal
  • Demonstrate proper techniques to perform venipuncture and capillary puncture.
  • Recognize/identify collection reagents, supplies, equipment and interfering chemical
  • Practice accepted procedures of transporting, accessioning and processing
  • Demonstrate how to maintain a safe
  • Demonstrate skills required for pre-analytical specimen
  • Demonstrate understanding of the importance of specimen collection in the overall patient care system.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of collection equipment, various types of additives used, special precautions necessary and substances that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood constituents.
  • Demonstrate understanding of quality assurance in phlebotomy.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal issues, and patient
  • Demonstrate understanding of the basic concepts of communications, personal and patient interaction, stress management, professional behavior and legal implications of the work environment.
  • Describe the state requirements related to phlebotomy
  • Describe legal and ethical issues related to phlebotomy
  • Participate in performance improvement/quality
  • Discuss specimen collection techniques requiring special
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and trouble-shooting
  • Perform clerical duties required to document phlebotomy
  • Practice quality assurance and safety