Phlebotomist Training Program
This course provides the theoretical and practical knowledge of how to become a phlebotomist. It covers establishing a professional relationship with the patient; anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; selecting and preparing the venipuncture site; collecting specimens; donor patients; preparing and maintaining equipment; and the health, safety and legal aspects of the occupation. "Live" sticks are performed. *120-hour Clinical Externship will begin immediately upon completion of the 60 classroom hours. Note: Externship hours may vary and may only be available during daytime hours - please make schedule accommodations accordingly. All students will complete 12 hours per week in the clinical externship portion for 10 weeks. Hours will be scheduled by the Externship Coordinator and Program Manager.
Books not included but required: The Phlebotomy Textbook, Third Edition, Strasinger and Phlebotomy Notes. Approximately $90. Available at TTC bookstore.
*Scrubs in any color and closed-toe, closed-heel tennis shoes are required for class.
Note: Prior to the start of Externship all students are required to show proof of negative TB skin test, major medical insurance (student plans acceptable), a 10-year clear National SLED check MMR records, and a negative 10-panel drug screen.
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