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Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technician

This program prepares participants to work as phlebotomy technicians in clinical and laboratory settings. Course topics include Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Phlebotomy, NHA Certification Prep, and an 80-hour externship in a clinical setting. Individuals who complete this program are eligible to sit Polytech Adult Education 823 Walnut Shade Road, Woodside, DE 19980 34/73 for the NHA Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. Cost of books is included in tuition.


High school diploma or GED®

Required Courses
Allied Health Externship

This externship course provides Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy Technician, and Medical Insurance Billing students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with a local healthcare employer. Externship experience is anticipated to begin at the completion of classroom training. Start dates may vary and daytime hours are required. See Career Program Specialist for details.

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Anatomy & Physiology

Study the structure and systems of the human body in this fast-paced Anatomy and Physiology (A&P) course. Included in this course is discussion of body functions, major organs, diseases and disorders, and much more. This course is recommended for students who have completed Medical Terminology.

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Medical Terminology

Learn and recognize word roots, prefixes, and suffixes used in contemporary medical practices. This course covers medical terms related to all major body systems, including muscular system, skeletal system, respiratory system, circulatory system, digestive system, reproductive system, and urinary system. This is a hybrid course and includes both online and in-person learning.

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This course provides instruction on venipuncture, butterfly and microcapillary collection of blood samples and the complications encountered during phlebotomy procedures. This course is a requirement for Medical Assistant students who wish to sit for the NHA Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. Students are required to have taken Anatomy & Physiology (A&P) and Medical Terminology or have the equivalent experience prior to enrollment in this course. An additional externship/clinical experience is required for certification.

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Program Details
Tuition Cost:
Required Materials:
  • Additional fees: Uniform (up to) $100
  • Drug Screen $47
  • Background $61
  • Certification $129
  • Book(s) included in tuition
Mary Wilt
(302) 697-4545