The Phlebotomy Technician I at U.S. Colleges course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a clinical laboratory, hospital, clinic, or physician’s office setting. U.S. Colleges offers CPT training at each campus so you can jump into this growing career in no time. Our phlebotomy technician training will teach you everything you need to know to succeed in your new role as a phlebotomist. You will build a solid foundation and feel confident as you enter into the field and take charge of your new career. With just 78 hours of lecture and lab hours and 40 hours at an externship, you will be fully prepared and ready for your new job.
Students who choose to enrol in this program will learn the knowledge and skills needed to work in a hospital, clinic, lab, or physician’s office. Students will spend time covering basic phlebotomy skills in the specific areas of universal precautions, infection control, and anatomy, amongst other important topics.
All students in this program will receive hands-on training to properly use the equipment and tools necessary for a phlebotomist career. Students are required to complete a minimum of 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures in the clinical setting.
To apply for the CPT program, you must have a standard high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate. Our admissions office requires official transcripts. Students in this program will undergo a background check by the Department of Health Services before any certification is issued to the student. If you have any questions about the requirements to enter the PT program, please reach out to one of our admissions advisors.
It can be exciting training for a new career! U.S. Colleges wants you to know that once you become a Phlebotomist Technician, you can work in clinical labs, hospitals, nursing homes, physician’s offices, and more. Your opportunities will be plentiful, and some of the different titles and career options available include:
Medical Lab Assistant
Lab Specimen Processor