Phlebotomy Technician

PLAB1001

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Requests for course withdrawals, refunds, or transfers must be submitted by email to cwl@grayson.edu, 7 business days prior to the course start date.

 See Entry Requirements below.

At this time, we are only accepting enrollment requests through the scholarship application linked above. If you do not wish to apply for a scholarship and want to pay for the course directly, please email us at cwl@grayson.edu for further instructions.

$1,299.00

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Overview

Introduction:

Hospitals, laboratories and other employers have an increasing demand for phlebotomists. Most employers seek and many require a professional certification which garners wages between $13 and $18 per hour. With a CPT certification, you’ll have the credentials you need to set yourself apart from other applicants as you embark on a rewarding healthcare career. (112 hrs).

Course Topics:

  • Draw blood from patients 
  • Evaluate patients’ ability to withstand procedure
  • Explain blood-drawing procedure to patients and answer questions
  • Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels
  • Prepare blood, urine and other specimens for testing
  • Verify patient/donor identity
  • Maintain medical equipment such as needles, test tubes and blood vials
Students must demonstrate proficiency in venipunctures and capillary punctures by receiving and delivering the required number of punctures throughout the course.   

Dates, Location & Times:

  • Phlebotomy Tech Training Program
    • Workforce Success Skills: March 6/8, 2023, 9a-12p
    • Training Program: March 20 - April 13, 2023
    • Hybrid, Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 8:00a-12p
    • Health Science building, Room 215

Cost:

  • $1299
  • Tuition includes textbook and class supplies.
  • Exam fee of $125 is not included.

Your seat in the class is not guaranteed, regardless of payment status, until proof of all required immunizations and TB test results are received. Send records and TB test results to cwl@grayson.edu. 

Entry Requirements

Admission/NHA Exam Requirements and Notices:

  • Proof of completed immunizations (see below)
  • High school diploma or GED/high school equivalency, or earn within 12 months of NHA certification exam testing
  • Proof of immunizations sent to cwl@grayson.edu (see below)

Completed immunizations:

  • Tuberculosis (TB), Proof of either (within the past year):
    • a negative PPD skin test, or
    • a negative chest x-ray if skin test is positive or can not be taken
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox), Proof of either:
    • a physician documented history of the disease, or
    • a documentation of varicella immunization
    • or a titer test confirming immunity
  • Hepatitis B series, Proof of either:
    • a complete three-injection series of Hepatitis B vaccinations, or
    • a titer test confirming immunity (positive reading)
  • MMR series, Proof of either:
    • a complete two-injection series of MMR vaccinations, or
    • a titer test confirming immunity (positive reading)
  • Diphtheria Tetanus (within past 10 years)

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Notes: Though a criminal background check is not/not required for admission to the Phlebotomy Technician program, prospective students should be aware that a criminal history may significantly and negatively impact employment options. Your seat in the class is not guaranteed, regardless of payment status, until proof of all required immunizations and TB test results are received. Send records and TB test results to cwl@grayson.edu Students should wear scrubs or long jeans/pants and short-sleeved tops. Students in all healthcare programs must wear closed-toed, slip-resistant footwear. Because you will be performing skills on other students, jewelry should be kept to a minimum, and only studs are allowed for earrings or facial piercings. Hair should be kept up off of the collar and out of your face. Nails must be natural, short and clean. Acrylic nails, nail dips or extensions of any kind on the nails are not/not permitted. Nail length must not extend past the tip of the finger.