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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 polytechworks.com 34/73 for the NHA Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam. Cost of books is included in tuition.

Prerequisites

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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Electronic Health Records

Having a working knowledge of computer-based health information systems is essential for success in the healthcare environment. This course provides hands-on experience with Electronic Medical Record software and covers related topics, including implementing systems, different types of electronic records, creating and retrieving patient information, and maintaining privacy and security. Students are introduced to industry standards, federal requirements, and government programs, such as incentive payments and meaningful use.

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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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Phlebotomy

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:
$2,200.00
Hours:
236
Required Materials:
  • Additional fees: Uniform (up to) $242 Certification(s) $125
  • Drug Screen $94
  • Background $99
  • Book(s) included in tuition
Documents:
Contact:
Mary Wilt
(302) 697-4545